Audio report

Water, jobs and the economy

Three out of four of the jobs worldwide are water-dependent. Water shortages and lack of access may limit economic growth in the years to come, according to the 2016 United Nations World Water Development Report, Water and Jobs, launched today at the International Labour Organization in Geneva. Stefan Uhlenbrook is the Director of the UN World Water Assessment Programme and he spoke to ILO News on World Water Day. He began by explaining the links between the world of work and water…

Audio | 22 March 2016