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  1. Event

    Launch of Report: Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study

    The study is anchored in the risk that migrants face due to climate change, further exacerbated by COVID-19 and its negative implications on the world of work in South Asian countries, especially in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The study further explores innovative solutions by governments, businesses and civil society organizations to overcome these existing challenges. The report is scheduled for a virtual launch on 25 January 2022 from 3:00 – 4:30PM IST

  2. Press release

    ILO: 2.2 million workers affected by Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

    14 January 2022

    One month since Super Typhoon Odette (Rai) hit the Philippines, a new ILO assessment reveals nearly 2.2 million workers have been directly affected.

  3. News

    12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 3: SSE, just transition to climate-neutral and circular economy: innovative ways of production and consumption

    12 January 2022

  4. Statement

    ILO Director General statement at the Just transition forum

    13 December 2021

  5. 13-17 December

    Just Transition Forum 2021: Energy and jobs to power the future

    The most influential specialists, policy makers, employers and workers representatives gather to discuss how to optimize the impacts of energy efficiency measures on labour markets.

  6. © Cory Hancock / IMF Photo 2022

    Sixth annual “1+6” Roundtable Dialogue

    Social and labour policies crucial for China’s move to high-income status

    06 December 2021

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises China’s focus on high quality growth, people-centred development, quality jobs and a greener economy in its five-year plan. He was speaking at the "1+6 Roundtable Dialogue’ on Promoting Strong, Inclusive and Sustainable Growth of the World Economy: From Recovery to Restructuring”, hosted by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

  7. Event

    Workshop: Agricultural and climate risk insurance in Indonesia

    On 24 November, Social Finance facilitated a workshop on agricultural and climate risk insurance in Indonesia, organized as part of our partnership with IFAD's Insurance for Rural Resilience and Economic Development Programme (INSURED) and in collaboration with the Indonesian Ministry of National Development and Planning (Bappenas). The workshop shared lessons learned on both the demand and supply side, success factors and opportunities for improvement for climate and agricultural risk management in the country. It included insights from the Ministry of Agriculture and Bappenas and key findings and recommendations from the INSURED activities.

  8. Article

    Young scientists have great roles to play for a better future of humanity and planet

    15 November 2021

  9. © Liana Lopez 2022


    Poisoned by pollution, so I fight for climate justice

    11 November 2021

    It wasn’t until he was an adult that Bryan Parras made the connection between his asthma and the polluted air in Houston Texas, where he grew up. This realization has shaped his work today as an environmental justice advocate.

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    ILO welcomes COP26 Just Transition Declaration

    05 November 2021

    The ILO plays key role in developing the Just Transition Declaration, agreed at the UN Climate Summit in Glasgow.