ILO: lack of decent jobs “threatens poverty reduction”

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The global goal of ending poverty by 2030 is at risk from a deficit in quality jobs, according to Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization. Photo: UN Photo / Daniel Johnson

Decades of progress in reducing poverty could be undone by a lack of decent jobs and stagnating growth, top UN labour experts said on Wednesday.

According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), a third of workers in poorer countries earn less than US$ 3.10 per day.

Here's Daniel Johnson in Geneva.

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