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September 2022

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    Ukraine crisis

    ILO scales up its assistance to Ukraine

    22 September 2022

    The additional funds will cover new services by Ukrainian Employers organizations, crisis support offered by trade unions and an e-Learning platform for Technical and Vocational Training and Education (TVET).

  2. © Stéphane Bellerose / UNDP 2022

    Renewable Energy and Jobs

    Renewable energy jobs hit 12.7 million globally

    22 September 2022

    New report confirms growth in renewable jobs despite multiple crises and calls for targeted industrial strategies to create stable supply chains and decent jobs.

  3. ILO InfoStory

    Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery

    21 September 2022

    The COVID-19 crisis starkly underlined the importance of collective bargaining. Discover how collective agreements negotiated during the pandemic protected workers, safeguarded business continuity, and paved the way for a future with decent digital work.

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    News

    Trade can generate more and better jobs in Southern Mediterranean countries

    20 September 2022

    An ILO report assesses the impact of trade growth and economic development of Southern Mediterranean countries on the quality of jobs in the region, with a particular focus on women and youth, and on SMEs in the region.

  5. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    The Future of Work Podcast

    Modern slavery is unseen because its convenient

    20 September 2022

    Sophie Otiende, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery, and Grace Forrest, Founding Director of Walk Free, join the ILO's Future of Work podcast to explore the many reasons for the continued existence of modern slavery and the role we can all play in finally putting an end to it.

  6. Labour migration

    ILO launches the 2022 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    20 September 2022

    Journalists are invited to submit articles showing exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment.

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    Post-disaster recovery

    ILO joins support for Pakistan after devastating floods

    19 September 2022

    The ILO has joined the combined UN effort to support Pakistan in the wake of the most severe flooding in the country’s recent history, including with the rollout of infrastructure rehabilitation and cash-for-work initiatives.

  8. Press release

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq

    19 September 2022

    The new partnership focuses on training a pool of national trainers from the Ministry in 10 governorates on the ILO’s Global Financial Education Programme, who will in turn train some 1,000 youth.

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    Labour legislation

    Spain approves law improving working conditions and social security for domestic workers

    19 September 2022

    The new Spanish legislation will bring the rights of domestic workers into line with those of other employed workers.

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    Equal Pay

    Pay transparency can address the gender pay gap

    16 September 2022

    International Equal Pay Day is being marked by a webinar on tackling the gender pay gap that will discuss issues raised in a new ILO paper on the importance of pay transparency legislation.