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June 2013

  1. © AFP / Pal PILLAI 2014

    New ILO book

    Work sharing can save jobs in times of crisis

    18 June 2013

    Reducing hours of work can have positive effects on employment levels during a severe economic downturn, preserve skills and sustain enterprises.

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    African Union calls for more investment to promote jobs in Africa

    17 June 2013

    Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the first woman to head the African Union Commission, urged African Member States and international partners to invest more in order to promote job creation in the region.

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    Van Rompuy: Growth and jobs are the ultimate goal of all reforms

    14 June 2013

    Ahead of the European Council meeting, European Council President, Herman Van Rompuy, addresses the International Labour Conference and says that the ILO has a key role to play in helping to address the challenges that Europe faces.

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    President Banda: Malawi champions “zero tolerance” of child labour

    12 June 2013

    In her first visit to the International Labour Conference, Malawian President, Joyce Banda, says that despite global efforts, child labour remains a “huge problem”.

  5. © S.Sekhri / The Times Of India 2014

    World Day Against Child Labour 2013

    Ten million child labourers in domestic work

    12 June 2013

    To mark World Day Against Child Labour, the ILO publishes a report outlining the abuses suffered by millions of children working in family homes.

  6. © Said Khatib / AFP 2014

    Occupied Arab Territories

    Palestinian economy will not grow if restrictions on it remain, ILO says

    06 June 2013

    The ILO’s annual report on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories calls for the lifting of restrictions on movement, employment and economic activity, in order to increase opportunities for decent work.

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    Ryder: We need to get a grip on the rapid changes affecting the world of work

    05 June 2013

    The 102nd International Labour Conference opened with ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlining his vision for tackling the various challenges that are having an impact on workers, enterprises and governments around the world.

  8. © T. Lannié/AltoPress/PhotoAlto 2014

    World of Work report 2013

    Profits return but fail to boost real economy in many advanced countries

    03 June 2013

    Profitability has regained pre-crisis levels in many countries, but investment is still below pre-crisis levels in most advanced economies

  9. © Manuel Cohen / AFP 2014

    World of Work report 2013

    Uneven job recovery poses challenges to most countries

    03 June 2013

    The latest edition of the ILO’s World of Work report shows encouraging, but still-fragile signs of improvement in emerging and developing economies, while many advanced economies continue to face high or even rising unemployment and increasing inequalities.

May 2013

  1. © John FRUMM / Hemis.fr 2014

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013

    Informal, poorly paid and unemployed: The reality of work for most youth in developing countries

    08 May 2013

    School-to-work transition surveys of developing countries show that youth are far more likely to land low quality jobs in the informal economy than jobs paying decent wages and offering benefits. Access to education and training remains a major stumbling block.

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