ILO in the media

2011

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    Steven Kapsos Discusses Global Employment Trends for 2011 on BBC World Service

    25 January 2011

    BBC's 'The World Today' Business Reporter Rob Young interviews ILO economist Steven Kapsos on the threat that continued high levels of unemployment pose to economic growth and the disproportionate effect unemployment has had on young people.

2010

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    CNN World View Reports on First Female Electrician in Southern Lebanon

    17 December 2010

    ILO TV reports for CNN World View from Sarafand, Lebanon, where 16-year-old Hajer Slim is the first young woman in her region to train as an electrician.

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    CNBC Interviews José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs for Special Report on Youth Unemployment

    03 December 2010

    The ILO's Executive-Director of the Employment Sector, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, appeared on CNBC business news show "Squawk Box Europe" to discuss the issue of youth unemployment. The world faces a “huge challenge to better match the offer from universities and colleges to the needs of the private sector and business," Salazar said in an interview on the sidelines of a Global Youth Employment conference in London.

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    ILO Director-General Juan Somavia discusses job growth with Al Jazeera TV during the G20 Seoul Summit

    10 November 2010

    ILO Director-General Juan Somavia explains why emerging economies are doing better at maintaining higher employment levels compared to industrialized countries. Speaking to Al Jazeera English television live from the G20 Seoul Summit, he also stressed how efficient measures to reduce current global unemployment trends are key to generating growth and productivity.

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    CNN Interviews Juan Somavia During Rescue of Chilean Miners

    13 October 2010

    CNN's Richard Quest interviews Juan Somavia, the ILO's Director-General and former Chilean ambassador to the United Nations, about the rescue of the Chilean miners and the hazards of working in the mining industry.

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    CNN interviews Juan Somavia at ILO-IMF Oslo conference

    13 September 2010

    CNN's Richard Quest interviewed ILO Director-General Juan Somavia live from Oslo, where the ILO and the IMF held a joint conference: "The Challenges of Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion", discussing the need for a jobs-focused policy response to the global economic downturn.

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    China's CCTV reports on ILO-IMF Oslo conference

    13 September 2010

    CCTV interviewed Gyorgy Sziraczki, Senior Economist at the ILO's Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific about the ILO-IMF Oslo conference and employment in Asia.

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    France 24 interview with Juan Somavia at MEDEF conference

    03 September 2010

    France 24's Business Editor Raphaël Kahane intervewed the ILO's Director-General Juan Somavia at the annual conference of MEDEF, the French employers' organization. "We have to concentrate on job creation and putting jobs at the heart of the recovery," said Juan Somavia to France 24.

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    CNBC's "Squawk Box Europe" Focus on Youth Unemployment

    31 August 2010

    As part of a week-long special focus on employment called "Working for Recovery", CNBC Squawk Box Europe anchor Steve Sedgwick interviewed ILO Economist Steve Kapsos about record high youth unemployment.

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    ILO Child Labour Expert Lars Johansen Interview with Telesur TV (in Spanish)

    05 July 2010

    Lars Johansen , the ILO’s specialist on child labour for Latin America, talks to Venezuela's Telesur TV about efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in Latin America.