The former prime minister of Togo's win marks a dramatic shift for the ILO, which since its founding in 1919 has been led only by men from Europe or the Americas.
The UN's International Labour Organization has revised its previous forecast on global employment recovery from the pandemic.
At least 220 million people expected to remain unemployed globally this year, well above 187 million recorded in 2019, a new report by International Labour Organization says.
Some 1.6 billion workers employed by the informal economy are in immediate danger of losing their livelihoods due to the pandemic, according to the International Labour Organization.
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