COVID-19 and the world of work

Events

Online events and webinars connecting participants from across the world of work to discuss key ïssues relating to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its policy responses.
  1. Africa regional launch of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative and “the social dimension of the ecological transition” project

    21 April 2021

    In the context of the ILO’s Green Week and this year’s Earth Day, the ILO and its tripartite constituents will host a regional launch of the Climate Action for Jobs Initiative. The event will also launch the social dimension of the ecological transition project on advancing climate action, a just transition, and decent work in Africa.

  2. ILO Green Week

    19 - 23 April 2021

    As the world grapples with the devastating economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, we ask: How can we build back better? How can we build back greener? Join innovators, business leaders, policy experts and environmental practitioners from around the globe to explore what a green future of work could look like, and how we can get there.

  3. From crisis to opportunity for sustainable peace

    14 April 2021

    A joint perspective on responding to the health, employment, and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19.

  4. Employment, resilience and social cohesion: Success stories and challenges of labour market access for refugees and host communities

    25 March 2021

    The ILO, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, the Netherlands' Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and UNICEF are organizing a side event to the fifth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region,” hosted by the European Union.

  5. The nexus between livelihoods, protection and women’s empowerment – Syrian refugees

    22 March 2021

    A side event to the 5th Brussels Conference, organised by UN Women, ILO and UNHCR examined how international and national partners are working to support the empowerment of Syrian refugee women across the region, focusing on their access to decent work & livelihoods, safety and well-being.

  6. Panel discussion on countering the regressive impact of COVID-19 on gender equality

    8 March 2021

    On the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, the ILO pays tribute to the tremendous efforts made by women in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. Vision Zero Fund High Level Forum - 2021 and Beyond: Collective Action for Safe and Healthy Supply Chains

    23 - 25 February 2021

  8. Technical meeting on the future of work in the automotive industry

    15 - 19 February 2021

  9. Social protection floors for a just transition to the green and digital economy

    10 February 2021

    Side event during the 59th session of the Commission for Social Development. Organized by the Government of Switzerland, in collaboration with the ILO and partners of Universal Social Protection 2030.

  10. The role of social partners during Covid 19 crisis and beyond

    3 February 2021

    Discussion with Deborah France-Massin, Director Bureau for Employers' Activities and Maria Helena André, Director Bureau for Workers ‘Activities on the Role social partners during Covid 19 crisis and beyond.