Bangkok (ILO News) – The International Institute for Labour Studies of the International Labour Office (ILO) is to launch a new study, entitled World of Work Report 2009 – The Global Jobs Crisis and beyond on Monday 7th of December.
Published annually by the Institute, the research arm of the ILO, this year’s “World of Work Report” assesses the current state of labour markets worldwide amid the economic crisis and analyses the economic and social implications of phasing out stimulus packages and employment support measures.
The report also examines the potential impact of the ILO’s Global Jobs Pact on overcoming the jobs crisis quickly and durably, and assesses the employment impact of measures to be considered at the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.
The report, along with a press release and executive summary, will be posted on the ILO website (www.ilo.org) on Monday 7 December, 21:00 hrs. Bangkok time (14:00 GMT) and be available for publication after that time.
For the media: Copies or PDF files of the report and executive summary are available on request under embargo for publication on or after 21:00 hours Bangkok time on 7 December 2009.
Interviews can be scheduled via the ILO Regional Office in Bangkok or the Department of Communication in Geneva (contacts below).
In Geneva, a press briefing will be held on the World of Work Report 2009 – The Global Jobs Crisis and beyond with Mr. Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO International Institute for Labour Studies, lead author of the report, at the Palais des Nations on Monday 7 December at 3:00 p.m. Video coverage of this press conference as well as a video interview with the author of the report will be available from the ILO Department of Communication. Broadcast facilities (TV studio and ISDN line) are available on request.
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