Challenges for labor market on debate in pandemic context
Geneva, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) During the World Summit of the International Labor Organization (ILO) to analyze the economic and social repercussions of Covid-19 on the labor market, there are vulnerabilities and gaps in global employment.
The virtual meeting, called by the International Labor Organization (ILO) from July 7-9, will bring together heads of State and Government to analyze the pandemic and the world of work.
Among its goals is to promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable growth, as well as full and productive employment.
Therefore, the ILO proposes to debate the need to identify and design responses to the health crisis caused by the new coronavirus to get the world economy out of recession and meet the challenges for a fair digital, demographic and environmental transition.
Other topics for debate at the high-level meeting will be how to solve the huge labor vulnerabilities in the world, which have been more visible after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Under the theme 'Building a better future of work', the summit will analyze the existing and aggravated problems related to gender equality, the advancement of young people in the world of work, the reduction and elimination of poverty, rights and social justice, as well as how to move to formalize the informal economy and social protection.
Speeding up the use of information technologies is another challenge that will lead to new forms of labor and that will show a high level of effectiveness against the new coronavirus.
The ILO stated that in the current context, multilateral cooperation and the international community must unite with a common purpose and commit to implementing the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations for Sustainable Development.
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