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12.01.00 – EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION AND PLANNING

LEBANON / SYRIAN REFUGEES

Syrians have long been known for their artisan skills, and with over a million Syrian refugees now residing in Lebanon, their unique skills can now be put to good use. UNHCR along with its partners are training around 60 mostly Syrian and Lebanese women in traditional fabric printing techniques.  UNHCR

16 Jul 2014 | Read More »

ILO / FORCED LABOR

A new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO) says that forced labour in the private economy generates $150 billion in illegal profits per year, about three times more than previously estimated. ILO

19 May 2014 | Read More »

ILO / MATERNITY BENEFITS

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has said in a new report that most countries have adopted maternity protection provisions since 1919, when the ILO adopted the first Maternity Protection Convention, yet at least 830 million women workers still don't have adequate protection. ILO

13 May 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 »

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 »

PORTUGAL / YOUTH JOBS MIGRATION

It's becoming very hard to find a job which matches the skills acquired at university for highly educated young Europeans. InPortugal, nearly two in five young people are unemployed. NowPortugal's best and brightest are looking for opportunities abroad. (ILO)

13 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SWEDEN / YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT

With nearly 74 million young people worldwide unemployed, youth guarantees programmes help keep youth connected to the labour market by boosting skills and giving them support to find jobs. ILO 

8 May 2013 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES / POST-BOPHA JOBS RECOVERY

When Typhoon Bopha blew through the southern Philippines last month, its winds swept away the livelihoods of thousands of families who farmed the thick coconut groves around their homes. It will take nearly a decade before the trees can be harvested again, so the International Labour Organization is helping the storm's victims with emergency employment. [...]

28 Jan 2013 | Read More »

KENYA / CHILD MOTHERS

A look at UNICEF’s program to assist child mothers living in the world’s most-populated refugee camp. UNICEF

15 Oct 2012 | Read More »

 

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