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12.02.00 – SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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 »

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 »

NEPAL / SMALL BUSINESS

Entrepreneurship is booming in Nepal, helped by a modernization project at the country's Office of Company Registrar that has streamlined the process by which private and public limited companies are registered and file their annual reports. A new computer system, with the support of the World Bank Group's International Finance Corporation (IFC), has made it [...]

17 Aug 2013 | Read More »

HAITI / FORESTS

A new program in Haiti is taking care of the deforestation issue by replanting pine trees. MINUSTAH

1 Jun 2013 | Read More »

UN/ POST 2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA

United Kingdom's Prime Minister David Cameron, one of the Co-Chairs of the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, briefs journalists on the steps to take after the U.N. Millennium Development Goals expire in 2015.  UNTV

15 May 2013 | Read More »

ILO / GLOBAL EMPLOYMENT TRENDS REPORT LAUNCH

A new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO) says that the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades, creating a generation at risk of suffering decent work deficits throughout their lives. ILO

8 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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