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12.05.00 – OCCUPATIONS

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 »

KENYA / SOMALI FIREFIGHTERS TRAINING

 The UN mission inSomaliais training Somali firefighters inKenyaon emergency fire and rescue management. Although Al Qaeda linked militants have been pushed out of most urban cities and towns ofSomaliathey still hold areas in the Southern part of the country and still pose a challenge with suicide bombings within the country and attacks outside its boarders. [...]

12 Oct 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / MOGADISHU FIREFIGHTERS

The Mogadishu fire department is resuming operations for the first time since 1991 when civil war broke out inSomalia. AU-UN IST

15 Feb 2013 | Read More »

ILO / DOMESTIC WORKERS

According to the new ILO report "Domestic workers across the world", more than 52 million people worldwide are employed as domestic workers. Eighty percent of them are women. ILO

9 Jan 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / DOMESTIC WORKERS REPORT LAUNCH

The Deputy Director-General of the UN International Labour Organization (ILO), Sandra Polaski, told reporters in Geneva today that millions of domestic workers are highly vulnerable to exploitation because they are not protected under general labour laws. ILO

9 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / GA WRAP 1

Serbia’s President, Boris Tadic, tells the plenary meeting of the 65th United Nations General Assembly that organized crime is now a global industry and the “dark side of globalization”. UNTV

25 Sep 2010 | Read More »

GEORGIA / PRIMARY HEALTHCARE

Georgia is embarking on an ambitious reform program for its health care system. With help from international donors, including the World Bank, Georgia is providing specialized training to hundreds of doctors and nurses, and revamping its primary health care facilities. WORLD BANK

21 Oct 2009 | Read More »

SRI LANKA / TAMIL TEA PLANTERS

The predominately Tamil tea plantation workers in South Central Sri Lanka are some of the poorest people in the country. UNDP is working with the government to find ways to improve their lives. UNDP

25 Aug 2009 | Read More »

GAZA / TRAUMA

A United Nations survey estimates that the recent conflict in Gaza has left almost two thirds of families – including up to 28,000 children – in need of emotional and psychological help. UNICEF and the European Commission (ECHO) are working to help children cope with their trauma. UNICEF

22 Apr 2009 | Read More »

UN / GAZA

Briefing the Security Council on Gaza, Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs B. Lynn Pascoe warns that the intolerable situation at Gaza’s crossings remains the key impediment to bringing help – and hope – to the people of Gaza. UNTV

25 Mar 2009 | Read More »

 

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