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12. – EMPLOYMENT

ILO / EUROPE EMPLOYMENT

The International Labour Organization (ILO) said today that over 2.1 million new jobs could be generated by mid-2018 under the three-year investment plan put forward by European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker.  ILO

28 Jan 2015 | Read More »

CAMBODIA / MINIMUM WAGES

The International Labour Organization (ILO) said global garment brands that source their products from Cambodia should play a part in helping the industry absorb the new minimum wage of US$ 128 per month. ILO

26 Jan 2015 | Read More »

ILO / WESO

ILO flagship report says sluggish jobs recovery and social instability are the result of greater inequality, adding in unemployment will continue to rise in the coming years, as the global economy has entered a new period combining slower growth, widening inequalities and turbulence. ILO also warned that by 2019, more than 212 million people will [...]

19 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / GLOBAL WAGE REPORT

A new ILO report warns of stalled wages in many countries and points to the labour market as a driver of inequality. ILO

4 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UN / STATE OF WORLD POPULATION

The 1.8 billion adolescents worldwide – more than ever before in human history – can help to propel their countries' economies, provided that Governments invest in education, health care and jobs for them, a new report released today by the United Nations shows. UNIFEED – UNTV

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / GIRLS VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Adolescent women in Haiti are finding inspiration and jobs through a project that trains them in fields previously allotted only to men.  The women now have incomes, and the skills needed to help their tiny nation, still suffering the effects of the 2010 earthquake. WORLD BANK

5 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HORN OF AFRICA FUNDING

Leaders of global and regional institutions are in the Horn of Africa to pledge political support and major new financial assistance for countries in the region, totalling more than (USD) 8 billion over the coming years. WORLD BANK

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / MIGRANTS HUMAN RIGHTS

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, François Crépeau, expressed concern over the situation of Syrian and other refugees, saying that "there is little appetite, especially in the global north, for resettling these people who have fled a bloody civil war." Crépeau also spoke about the situation of the World Cup sites workforce in [...]

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / HAITI INFRASTRUCTURE

The World Bank Group announced two major initiatives today – a pledge of millions to fight cholera in Haiti and an initiative potentially worth trillions to raise private money for global infrastructure. WORLD BANK / FILE

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / UNEMPLOYED YOUTH

More than half of Jordan’s youth population is unemployed. To improve the records, a new program has been created to provide the young with the skills needed to be competitive in the labour market. ILO

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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