International Labour Organization: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

ILO-ADB report: concern expressed on job loss of 41 lakh youth in India amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Published: August 19, 2020

The joint report of the International Labour Organization and the Asian Development Bank titled ‘Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific’ apprehended that the COVID-19 pandemic may hit with a job loss of 41 lakh youth in India. The report also added that a major percentage of job loss will be ..

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UN report on Global Unemployment released

Published: January 21, 2020

The United Nations specialized agency International Labour Organization in its report has mentioned that Global Unemployment is projected to rise by 2.5 million in 2020. The report also mentions that about 165 million people will not have enough paid work and 120 million people will be either searching for work or jobs or otherwise lack ..

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30 July: World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Published: July 31, 2019

United Nations (UN) observed World Day Against Trafficking in Persons on July 30 to raise awareness of the plight of human trafficking victims, and promote and protect their rights. The theme for this year was ‘Human Trafficking: Call Your Government To Action’. Background UN- International Labour Organization (ILO) defines human trafficking as trade of humans, ..

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Working on a Warmer Planet: ILO Report

Published: July 5, 2019

According to a recent report by International Labour Organization (ILO) titled- Working on a Warmer Planet – The Impact of Heat Stress on Labour Productivity and Decent Work, India will be the most affected country due to global warming. The major impact would be on agriculture and construction sectors of the country. Key Highlights of ..

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ILO releases its report ‘Working on a Warmer Planet”

Published: July 5, 2019

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently released its report titled- Working on a Warmer Planet – The Impact of Heat Stress on Labour Productivity and Decent Work’. It stated that working hours will be lost because it is too hot to work or because workers work at a slower pace. The UN report said ..

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