ILO in the media

2003

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    ILO TV takes us to Kiev to investigate the corroding health care system

    29 July 2003

    With an economy in transition and high unemployment, universal healthcare for the people of the Soviet Republic of Ukraine is no longer an option. At a time when new studies have uncovered that there is a rise in infectious diseases, namely TB and Aids and now the added threat of SARS, health workers are not only struggling to survive on their poor wages but fearful of falling victim to the same diseases they are attempting to treat.

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    Victims of poverty and racial discrimination, the Roma look to the ILO for a solution

    22 July 2003

    According to the International Labour Organization's new report on discrimination in the workplace, the Roma people, also known as Gypsies are victim to the highest unemployment rates in Europe. As ILO TV reports, 90 per cent of Roma people of working age are jobless.

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    Disability discrimination in the Ukraine

    24 June 2003

    People with disabilities were rarely seen in the Ukraine under the Soviet system with the result that they now face discrimination when trying to find a job.But ILO-supported training programs are helping them secure their place in the workplace.

  4. Video

    Microhealth insurance in Senegal

    17 June 2003

    Microhealth insurance schemes provide access to much needed health care for the musicians and fishermen in Senegal, while benefitting the community at large.

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    Interview with ILO’s Dirk Belau on the potential impact of SARS on employment

    29 May 2003

    Following the release of the report on the new threats to employment in the travel and tourism industry 2003, Mr. Belau speaks with CNN about the effect that recent crises have had on labour and could continue to have, namely the 5 million jobs lost if the crisis persists.

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    The dangerous occupation for the children of Guatemala

    29 May 2003

    ILO on TV takes us into a small village in Guatemala to witness the life threatening labour many of the children are subjected to. The dangerous task of making fireworks is part of the pleasure and the pain of Guatemala.

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    IHT report on work fatigue

    24 April 2003

    It's time to pay attention to how much sleep you are getting. Overtired workers are costing the economy billions.

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    World Economic Forum in Davos

    27 January 2003

    A new study paints a bleak picture of the economic and social impact of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa. Not only is the epidemic far more severe than previously thought, but it will seriously undermine the development prospects of affected countries. At risk is Africa's "human capital". This report examines the extent of the crisis, and what can be done about it.

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    New ILO Report on Global Employment Trends 2003

    24 January 2003

    Claire Harasty, author of the ILO Global Employment Trends, speaks about the findings of the report on the BBC World Service radio program "Newshour".

2002

  1. Video

    Real Madrid joins ILO's Red Card To Child Labour campaign

    18 December 2002

    The Real Madrid football club and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have teamed up to raise a "red card" to the child labour.