ILO Current Affairs, GK & News

ILO  Current Affairs, GK & News

ILO Releases Report on Workers’ Safety during Pandemic

The International Labour Organisation recently released a report titled, ‘In the face of a pandemic: Ensuring Safety and Health at Work’. About the Report The ‘In the face of a pandemic: Ensuring Safety and Health at Work’ highlights the great risk posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the health and safety of the frontline workers. ..

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World Day for Safety and Health Observed

The World Day for Safety and Health was observed by the International Labour Organisation on the theme of ‘Stop the Pandemic: Safety and Health at Work can Save Lives’. About the Day The World Day for Safety and Health is observed every year on April 28th. The custom started in 2003 to increase awareness about ..

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2 December: International Day for Abolition of Slavery

Every year 2 December is observed as International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, across the world. The yearly event is organized by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and was first celebrated in 1986. International Day for Abolition of Slavery Objective: The day focuses on eradication of contemporary forms of slavery, like trafficking in persons, ..

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India launches world’s first facial biometric data-based ID for seafarers

Union Ministry of Shipping has launched Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID) to ne issued for Indian seafarers. With this, India became world’s first country to launch facial biometric data-based identity document (ID) for seafarers. About BSID Implementing agencies: This project has been taken up by Union Ministry of Shipping in collaboration with Centre for Development ..

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Inequalities in Income: India and World

A global report by the UN arm International Labour Organisation (ILO) which covered 189 countries makes the following observations: The top 10 per cent earners made a little under half of the total income of 2017, whereas the lowest-paid 30 per cent of workers earned less than 2 per cent. On average, the bottom 10 ..

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