The International Labor Organization (ILO) will publish a new edition of its World Employment and Social Perspectives: 2021 Trends (WESO Trends), which examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labor market and the outlook for reprise.
The WESO Trends and accompanying press release will be published on Thursday, May 27, 2021. They cover the extent and consequences of the labor market disruption caused by the crisis, including the effects on inequality, poverty at work and youth employment. It also sets out the principles of a comprehensive, human-centered recovery strategy.
The report and all associated documents will be under STRICT EMBARGO until Thursday, May 27 at 11:00 GMT (13:00 CEST).
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and Richard Samans, Director of the ILO’s Research Department, will present the results at a virtual embargoed press conference on Thursday, May 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Geneva time (9:00 a.m. to 10:00 am). GMT).
The connection information for the virtual press conference will be sent in advance to the correspondents accredited by UNOG.
Briefing audio will be made available to the UNOG press corps and registered journalists after the press conference.
Embargoed copies of WESO trends, press release and other materials can be made available to recognized media upon request.