Regional outlook

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Employment trends in North Africa   [Video interview with ILO economist in Cairo, Dorothea Schmidt]

Global Employment Trends 2012

  1. Please note that as of 2015 Global Employment Trends has been replaced by a new annual ILO flagship series, the World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO): Trends. You can now find global estimates of employment and unemployment, analysis of trends in the labour market, forecasts and much more on the WESO: Trends webpage.

  1. Global Employment Trends Update - September 2012

    Bleak Labour Market Prospects for Youth

    The September update of the Global Employment Trends Report 2012 shows that jobless rates among young people will get even worse globally as the spillover of the euro crisis spreads from advanced to emerging economies.

  1. Global Employment Trends 2012: Preventing a deeper jobs crisis

    World faces a 600 million jobs challenge

    The world faces the “urgent challenge” of creating 600 million productive jobs over the next decade in order to generate sustainable growth and maintain social cohesion, according to the ILO annual report on global employment.

Facts and figures

Interview with Steven Kapsos, labour economist at the ILO, on facts and figures describing the global and regional employment picture.

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  4. "Worrying Jobs Challenge": BBC interview with Moazam Mahmood, Director of the ILO's Economic and Labour Market Analysis Department
  5. BBC interview with ILO Employment Specialist Kee Beom Kim on the 2012 ILO Employment Report
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