International Labour Organization (ILO) Current Affairs, GK & News

World Social Protection Report 2020-22- Highlights

World Social Protection Report 2020-22 was released by International Labour Organisation (ILO) on September 1, 2021. Key Findings of report As per report, more than half of the world population are not getting any form of social protection. This trend of no social protection is there even after expansion of social protections amidst the global ..

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United Nations Public Service Day 2021

United Nations Public Service Day is observed on June 23, to recognise value and virtue of public service to community. Key Points The day emphasizes on the importance of public service in advancement phase. It recognises work of public servants & encourages young people to undertake careers in public sector. Background United Nations Public Service ..

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WHO-ILO Study: Long working hours increases deaths from heart disease and stroke

A study conducted by the World Health Organisation and the International Labour Organisation recently found that the long working hours kills hundreds of people every year. Key findings of the study Around 745,00 people died of stroke and ischemic heart disease in 2016. This is 29% higher than that of 2000. Around 347,000 people died ..

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1st BRICS Employment Working Group (EWG) Meeting

The first BRICS Employment Working Group was held virtually. It was hosted by India. India assumed BRICS Presidency in 2021. Outcomes of the meet The member countries discussed about promoting social security agreements among BRICS Nations, participation of women in labour force, formalisation of labour markets. The members that participated in the meeting were BRICS ..

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COVID-19 and Child Labour Report by the United Nations

The International Labour Organization and the UNICEF have released a report on Child Labour. The report has been released under the title Title: COVID-19 and Child Labour: A Time of Crisis, A Time to Act Key Findings The report says that millions of children are to be pushed to child labour due to COVID-19 crisis. ..

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