Webinar: Making Skills and Jobs Inclusive of Young Persons with Disabilities
Young people and people with disabilities are among the most disadvantaged groups when it comes to getting a decent job and progressing in their careers. Unfortunately, when young age and disability are combined, the labour market situation is even more dire. The COVID-19 pandemic has further aggrav..
9th Global Annual Conference of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network, ..
For the ninth time, the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN) held its global annual conference – this time in a virtual format. The programme included the welcoming of ILO GBDN members that joined in 2022, the presentation and discussion of corporate practices by Multinational Enterpr..
Webinar: How do you lip-read a robot? AI-powered HR technology has a disability ..
This ILO Global Business and Disability Network webinar explored the unacknowledged risks to the world’s more than 1.3 billion persons with disabilities triggered by the fast-growing use of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered technology in the world of work. Why do most leaders of the global e..
Business opportunities in Africa: Inclusion of talent with disabilities
This regional conference brought together representatives from companies – including multinational and small and medium-sized enterprises – with operations in Africa, employers organisations, African Business and Disability Networks, local and international NGOs and organisations of persons with..
Opportunités d’affaires en Afrique: Inclusion des talents en situation de..
Cette conférence régionale réuni des représentants d'entreprises - y compris des multinationales et des petites et moyennes entreprises - opérant en Afrique, des organisations d'employeurs, des réseaux africains Entreprises et Handicap, des ONG locales et internationales et des organisations d..
Webinar: Neuro-inclusive companies – unlocking the potential of neurodiver..
Neurodiversity refers to the idea that all humans have diverse cognitive profiles, neurological abilities and strengths and weaknesses, which should be recognized and respected. Neurominorities are on a spectrum of cognitive functioning, who think differently and perceive the world in different ways..
Webinar: Reaping the business benefits of accessibility
Companies increasingly recognise the benefits of accessibility, including physical and digital, as part of their efforts to create more inclusive workplaces in which all employees can thrive. Five multinational enterprise members of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network - Accenture, Atos, G..
Webinar: Acquiring the digital skills that are highly in demand
This session presented the "Digital in Demand" initiative of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network (GBDN) and was chaired by Susan Scott-Parker, Strategic Advisor to the ILO GBDN. The initiative's goal is to enable people with disabilities to access the digital skills which are "in demand" ..
Webinar: The Future of Work – Building an environment for inclusive employ..
In this session, speakers shared innovative policies and practices that have contributed to accessible and inclusive employment environment. Moderator: Jürgen Menze, ILO, Switzerland. Speakers: Lars Lindberg, Nordic Welfare Center, Sweden; Mounter Wu, Flex Zhuhai, China; Marina Kalnitski, Inclusion..
Day 2 (24 Nov) Disability & Digitalisation: Business Opportunities in Asia ..
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing labour market barriers faced by people with disabilities in the Asia and Pacific region. At the same time, the pandemic has accelerated certain Future of Work mega trends, including the growth of the digital economy and the demand for digita..