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12. – EMPLOYMENT

ILO / WESO 2015

The International Labour Organization (ILO) issued the World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 (WESO) where it warns of widespread insecurity in the global labour market. ILO

18 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / AUTISM

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for greater access and work opportunities for persons with autism. UNIFEED-UNTV

2 Apr 2015 | Read More »

UN / JOBS

UN and other international agencies today offered a variety of solutions to the problem of world unemployment, including increasing demand and formalizing "informal" economies. UNIFEED – UNTV  

30 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SYRIA / VOCATIONAL TRAINING

UNICEF aims to reach at least 165,000 adolescents in Syria in 2015 through partnership with local NGOs and key ministries on vocational training, life skills and psycho-social support.  The overall aim is to reduce the effects of the crisis on adolescents, including exposure to violence, abuse and association with armed groups. UNICEF

13 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / CSW

At the opening of the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "as women thrive, so will we all.  If girls are held back, the whole world feels the pain." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Mar 2015 | Read More »

UN / AFRICA POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

At a meeting on enhancing Africa's extractive industries to promote sustainable development, keynote speaker Professor Paul Collier said "when it's iron ore coming out of the ground the major characteristic is not that you can turn it into iron, it's that you can turn it into money; and that money you can then turn into [...]

24 Feb 2015 | Read More »

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 »

 

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