News on non-standard forms of employment
5th Employment Policy Research Symposium, 11-12 May 2023
Employment policies for social justice
The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.
Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators
Interview with Akkanut Wantanasombut – founder of community-based social and solidarity economy platform
23 February 2023
“Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths in the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, ILO interviewed Akkanut Wantanasombut, researcher at the Institute of Asia Studies at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and founder of “Tamsang-Tamsong”, a community-based social and solidarity economy platform.
International Conference on the Future of Social Security for New Forms of Work
29 July 2022
Meeting of experts on decent work in the platform economy
12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 6: SSE, Local Economic Development and social innovation
10 January 2022
4th Employment Policy Research Symposium, 15-16 November 2021
Employment policies for a job-rich recovery and a better future of work
This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discussed policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.
From refugee to digital worker
08 October 2021
For Thon Mabior Jok, a young refugee from Kakuma camp in Kenya, working on a digital platform has meant some extra income but there are many challenges.
International Youth Day 2021
Digital labour platforms offer young refugees a possible route to decent work
12 August 2021
Digital labour platforms have the potential to transform how young refugees make a living, according to a new ILO report, but coordinated action is needed to help them access the gig economy and decent digital jobs.
2nd Seminar on Social Security for Workers in Non-standard Forms of Employment
16 June 2021
Research seminar on social security for workers in non-standard forms of employment