What's new

2020

  1. Masterclass webinar

    Making Remote Working Work

    25 June 2020

    As part of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network's work stream “Workplace Adjustment Services”, the masterclass webinar “Making Remote Working Work” addressed issues relevant for those responsible in multinational organisations for ensuring remote working liberates every employee’s productivity, while enhancing their well-being and engagement.

  2. Webinar

    Business leadership in disability-inclusive responses to COVID-19

    24 June 2020

    Leaders in private sector companies can play a decisive role in making sure that the immediate and socio-economic responses to the global COVID-19 crisis are inclusive of persons with disabilities and their needs. The ILO Global Business and Disability Network and The Valuable 500 teamed up to take a closer look.

  3. Webinar

    COVID-19 and the World of Work: Implications for people with disabilities

    11 June 2020

    Persons with disabilities are among the hardest hit by the ongoing economic crisis and are more likely to lose work and have difficulties finding employment again. Measures to ensure a disability-inclusive COVID-19 response and recovery need to be taken by all stakeholders in the World of Work.

  4. Video message by ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder

    "A disability-inclusive response means a better response for us all."

    10 June 2020

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, explains that many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO policy brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

  5. COVID-19 and advocates

    People with disabilities are solution providers and co-creators during crises

    09 June 2020

    Disability-rights activist and actor Marlee Matlin talks about key steps we all can take to ensure that people with disabilities aren’t left behind in the response to the COVID-19 crisis. Together we can build a better normal.

  6. Publication

    COVID-19 and the world of work: Ensuring no one is left behind in the response and recovery

    08 June 2020

    This brief is part of a series on leaving no one behind in the context of COVID-19 and the world of work. It provides an overview of specific groups that risk being left behind: people with disabilities, indigenous and tribal peoples, people living with HIV, and migrant workers.

  7. ILO infographic

    COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response

    05 June 2020

    Many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

  8. © N. Wicheanbut/Bangkok Post/AFP 2020

    Blog

    If a ’new normal’ is to be a better normal it must include persons with disabilities

    04 June 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has posed special challenges for persons with disabilities, but post-pandemic reforms to social and economic systems offer the chance to build a better normal and a more inclusive future.

  9. ILO brief

    COVID-19 and the World of Work: Ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities at all stages of the response

    04 June 2020

    Many persons with disabilities come into the COVID-19 crisis already facing significant exclusion in all areas of the world of work. The pandemic and resulting economic shocks increase the vulnerability of persons with disabilities to further inequalities. The new ILO brief points out what needs to be done to make the socio-economic response inclusive of persons with disabilities and also addresses issues related to containment measures and the long-term recovery.

  10. "Innovation to Inclusion (i2i)" Webinar

    Labour market data for persons with disabilities

    11 May 2020

    The Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project "Innovation to Inclusion (i2i)" hosted the webinar "Labour market data for persons with disabilities" on 22 April 2020 which brought together several experts to discuss the methods for identifying persons with disabilities and monitoring their situation in employment, taking examples from Kenya and Bangladesh.