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12. – EMPLOYMENT

BANGLADESH / RANA PLAZA ANNIVERSARY

One year after the global garment industry’s worst-ever industrial accident, the International Labour Organization (ILO) together with the Government of Bangladesh, employers, trade unions and the international community, are working together to address the root causes of the disaster and ensure a safe working environment for garment workers. ILO

23 Apr 2014 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL JOBS GAP

ILO Director Guy Ryder said the massive global jobs gap that opened at the height of the financial crisis is not closing. He added that the gap will widen unless the global economy steps up the pace of growth to generate the jobs needed. ILO  

11 Apr 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / HARVEST

Somali farmers have for the first time been able to supply high quality food to the UN's World Food Program (WFP), providing supplies to be used to feed fellow countrymen. This is a major breakthrough for the farmers, especially coming from an area that faced severe famine less than three years ago.  AU / UN [...]

15 Mar 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK / WORKPLACE GENDER EQUALITY

Women worldwide are losing ground in the employment sector.  A new World Bank Group report says nearly four in 10 people globally – close to one half in developing countries – agree that when jobs are scarce, men are more entitled to them than women. WORLD BANK

20 Feb 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / DISAPORA RETURN

For over two decades, war raged on inSomaliaforcing its men and women to flee their homes to live in different parts of the world. Now, a peace has seen many Somalis return home and participate in the reconstruction of their country. AU/UN IST

25 Jan 2014 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT REPORT

A new report by the International Labour Organization says that the weak global economic recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, with global unemployment in 2013 reaching almost 202 million. ILO

20 Jan 2014 | Read More »

PHILIPINES/ ILO ONE MONTH UPDATE

As victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan struggle to pick up the pieces, the ILO is working hand-in-hand with Philippine authorities to help the most vulnerable regain their livelihoods and build back better. ILO

6 Dec 2013 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES / DEBRIS REMOVAL

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began debris removal projects by providing cash-for-work to villagers hit hard by typhoon Haiyan. Local communities started clearing rubble and medical waste, earning much needed income to get back on track after the destruction from the typhoon, while also easing access routes for humanitarian supplies. UNDP

26 Nov 2013 | Read More »

TURKEY/SYRIANS CARPETS

Forty Syrian refugees were  given a crash course in carpet weaving at Adiyaman camp in Turkey. The workshops have been a success, the carpets are now being sold in the US and UK. UNHCR

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

ILO / RANA PLAZA

Six months on from theRana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organization is helping survivors develop new skills and find work. ILO  

24 Oct 2013 | Read More »

 

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