International Labour Organisation Current Affairs - 2020

ILO of United Nations: 400 million Indian workers to sink into poverty

On April 8, 2020, the International Labour Organization released its report, “COVID-19 and world of work”. According to the report, around 400 million people are to enter poverty in India. Highlights The United Nations Labour body, International Labour Organization has warned that the COVID-19 is to wipe out 195 million full-time jobs. Globally, the virus Read More…

Facts Box: ILO’s Labour Report, 2020

The International Labour Organization released its “The World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2020” (WESO) report. The report stated that the global unemployment has been stable for the last nine years. However, slowing economic growth means that for the increasing labour force, no new jobs are created. Highlights: World The report has projected that the Read More…

World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2019: Key Facts

The International Labour Organisation has released the annual World Employment and Social Outlook Trends for the year 2019. The important features of the report are: Unemployment rates were anticipated to fall to 4.9% in 2019 and are expected to hold steady into 2020. The number of jobless in real terms is estimated to rise from Read More…

ILO Centenary Celebrations Launched

The ILO Centenary Celebrations in India were inaugurated by Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour and Employment Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar at V.V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida. India being a founding member has played an active role in every field of the organization. India has ratified 47 out of 189 ILO conventions during the Read More…

12 June: World Day Against Child Labour

The World Day Against Child Labour is being observed annually across world on 12 June to bring awareness against child labour. The theme of this year is No to Child Labour, Yes to Quality Education. This year’s World Day Against Child Labour call for: For all children free, compulsory and quality education till the minimum Read More…