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🗣️Our Voices series of first-person stories from the #worldofwork takes you to Madagascar, where a young bricklayer proves that even after the travails of prison, an ILO vocational skills training project has helped him achieve a #betterfutureofwork.
Our new Monitor shows #COVID's impact on global labour markets has led to worst crisis since 1930s.
No region or country can get out of this alone and int. community needs to help low & middle income countries.
@ILO will push for human-centred approach for a resilient recovery.
Our new report assesses the damage of the #COVID19 crisis and the numbers are grim. 8.8% of global working hours were lost last year, roughly 255 million full-time jobs - that's four times more than were lost during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Report:
If you missed the launch event of the 1st @UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour this week, our video is below. This year must be a turning point to achieve the goal of ending #childlabour by 2025.
Education for all 👧&👦is key to prevent #ChildLabour and break the vicious cycle of poverty&child labour. Ensuring that 👧&👦have access to free & quality education & online/alternative means of learning during COVID-19 crisis is crucial. #EducationDay
We're pleased to announce a two-year data insights partnership with @_un_page & @LinkedIn. Improving decision-making, providing greener jobs and creating #decentwork opportunities for all are essential to the recovery from the #COVID19 crisis.
🗣️ Welcome to the ILO's Future of Work podcast!
Our first edition of the series explores the perceived impossibility of working from home whilst trying to maintain a healthy work/life balance amidst the #COVID19 crisis. Is this the new norm?
2021 is International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.
The world has made a commitment to end child labour by 2025. This year must be a turning point to reach that goal.
Partnerships matter, working together, not on commitments but real action to #EndChildLabour2021.
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