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

WHO, ILO global guidelines on mental health

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have jointly issued guidelines to address mental health issues faced by global workforce. Key facts The guidelines called for addressing the threat to mental health issues among the workforce like high work burden and negative behaviours. Depression and anxiety account for 12 billion lost ..

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ILO Report on Domestic Workers

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) recently released its report on Domestic Workers. According to the report, only 6 % of domestic workers across the world have access to comprehensive social protection. Key Findings Report notes that, 94 per cent of the domestic workers are lacking access to full range of protections, covering medical care, old ..

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CSC Yogyata Mobile Application

The Common Service Centre operating under the Ministry of Electronics and IT recently launched the Yogyata Mobile Application. The main objective of the application is to provide skill development opportunities to the youths in the rural areas. About the app The app will offer courses in 3D printing, CAD, cybersecurity and several other IT tools. ..

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World Employment and Social Outlook Report

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its report titled “World Employment and Social Outlook”. In the report, ILO has projected global unemployment of 207 million in 2022. Key findings of the report Global unemployment will reach to 207 million in 2022. It is almost 21 million more than 2019. Total hours worked in 2022 will be about 2% below ..

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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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