ILO Office for the United Nations

  • The ILO at the 76th UN General Assembly

    The UN General Assembly (UNGA) 76th session begins on 14 September 2021 in New York. ILO is engaged in a series of events shaping the General Assembly’s work on the global challenges facing the world today. This year’s theme is “Building resilience through hope – to recovery from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations”.


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    COVID-19: ILO Monitor – 8th edition

    ILO: Employment impact from the pandemic worse than expected

    27 October 2021

    The latest ILO Monitor report on the impact of COVID-19 on labour markets, shows a stalled global recovery and significant disparities between advanced and developing economies.

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    The UN’s High-Level Meeting on Jobs and Social Protection for Poverty Eradication

    07 October 2021

    Secretary-General António Guterres convened a high-level meeting on jobs and social protection for poverty eradication under the aegis of the Financing for Development in the Era of COVID19 and Beyond Initiative (FfDI), supported by the ILO, during the United Nations General Assembly 76th session on September 28

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    UN General Assembly

    UN Secretary-General calls for accelerated action on jobs and social protection

    28 September 2021

    Deeply diverging recoveries threaten to undermine trust and solidarity and make the world more vulnerable to future crises, including climate change. In response the UN and ILO have established a ‘Global Accelerator’ to help ensure global financing to create 400 million jobs and extend social protection to 4 billion people currently without coverage.