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2021 World Day of Social Justice 2021 - A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy and New York launch of the 2021 ILO WESO Report
23 Feb 2021 -  The Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organize a virtual event to commemorate the 2021 World Day of Social Justiceon the theme, "A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy."

Over the past decade, expansion in broadband connectivity, cloud computing, and data have led tothe proliferation of digital platforms, which have penetrated a number of sectors of the economy andsocieties. Since early 2020, the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to remote workingarrangements and allowed for the continuation of many business activities, further reinforcing thegrowth and impact of the digital economy. This event will foster dialogue on actions needed toovercome the digital divide, provide decent work opportunities and protect labour rights in themodern era of digital technologies. The event will also present the findings of the latest ILO flagship report, "World Employment and SocialOutlook 2021: The role of digital labour platforms in transitioning the world of work."