ILO in the media


  1. ILO in the media

    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.

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    Venezuela's Telesur TV Interviews ILO Expert Helmut Schwarzer (in Spanish)

    25 June 2010

    Helmut Schwarzer, the ILO’s specialist on Social Security for Latin America, talks to Telesur’s Ibraham Istillarte about the social security situation across the region and around the world, as well as the social impact of the global economic crisis and the need for a social protection floor for all.

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    Al Jazeera Interviews ILO Child Labour Expert Frank Hagemann

    12 June 2010

    Al Jazeera interviews ILO Child Labour Expert Frank Hagemann on World Day Against Child Labour June 12, 2010 to discuss international efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour by 2016.

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    World Cup Jobs in South Africa

    12 June 2010

    ILO TV reports for CNN World View about job opportunities in South Africa created by the World Cup and efforts to make sure they are sustainable long after the football championship is over.