International Labour Organization ( @ilo ) Twitter Profile

ilo

International Labour Organization

Official Twitter account of the International Labour Organization: Promoting social justice and decent work since 1919. Follow Director General @GuyRyder

Geneva, Switzerland

Joined on 30 August, 2011

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Replying to @UNDESA: Get your facts straight on the global economy. Here are the 5 things you need to know about the latest economic trends and what…

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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.

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The #COVID19 pandemic has hit women’s #labour market opportunities hardest. According to data from 55 high and middle-income countries, 29.4 million women aged 25+ lost their jobs between Q4 2019 and Q2 2020. #BetterFutureofWork

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Replying to @ILOPubs: Did you know? More than 90% of ILO member States have a minimum wage.

Yet, an estimated 266 million workers around the world…

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Logging operations across the world have taken on increased risk for #workers and enterprises. A joint ILO & @FAO checklist aims to prevent the spread & mitigate the socioeconomic impact of the #COVID19 crisis.

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Did you know? More than 90% of ILO member States have a minimum wage.

Yet, an estimated 266 million workers around the world earn less than existing hourly minimum wages.

Find out more:

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Get your facts straight on the global economy. Here are the 5 things you need to know about the latest economic trends and what is needed to #RecoverBetter.

Learn the latest from UN DESA’s #WorldEconomyReport 2021 just out ➡️

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Replying to @GuyRyder: Our new Monitor shows #COVID's impact on global labour markets has led to worst crisis since 1930s.

No region or country can…

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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.

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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:

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"Protecting people’s lives must be our priority... Protecting livelihoods helps us do this."

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#BetterFutureofWork #DecentWork

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Replying to @ILOPubs: Women are disproportionately affected by the impact of the #COVID19 crisis on total wages.

Check out the new ILO InfoStory:
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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.

Watch here:

#EndChildLabour2021

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Replying to @ILO_Childlabour: Education for all 👧&👦is key to prevent #ChildLabour and break the vicious cycle of poverty&child labour. Ensuring that…

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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

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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.

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Replying to @GuyRyder: 2021 is International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

The world has made a commitment to end child labour by 2025…

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🗣️ 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?

Tune in:

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Women are disproportionately affected by the impact of the #COVID19 crisis on total wages.

Check out the new ILO InfoStory:

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We're publishing the ILO's 7th edition of its Monitor report on Monday 25 January at 13:00 CET, detailing the impact of the #COVID19 crisis on #workers and businesses around the world.🌍

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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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🗣️LIVE NOW!

Be part of the conversation at the launch event of the 1st @UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

Join us here:

More info:

#EndChildLabour2021

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Starting in ONE HOUR, the launch event of the 1st @UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

Register here:

More info:

#EndChildLabour2021

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Another of our featured 'Voices' stories takes you to Myanmar where a 13 year-old boy explains the daily risks he takes in the #worldofwork merely to survive. He is just one of 152 million in this predicament.

#EndChildLabour2021

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📢Join us today for the launch event of the 1st @UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour.

⏰14:00-15:15 GMT.

Register here:

#EndChildLabour2021

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