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November 2010

  1. ILO to assist Nigeria on the Global Jobs Pact

    02 November 2010

    The International Labour Organization will assist Nigeria in the implementation of the Global Jobs Pact

October 2010

  1. Social measures can help avoid a double-dip recession and underpin economic recovery worldwide

    29 October 2010

    ILO Decent Work Agenda and the Global Jobs Pact are consistent with a sustainable recovery, say experts at Brussels Forum

  2. APEC economies: inclusive growth and jobs based on the Global Jobs Pact

    29 October 2010

    APEC social security ministers endorse the ILO Global Jobs Pact as a solution to promote employment and economic growth.

  3. ILO and Brazil team up to assist countries coping with social and natural disasters

    27 October 2010

    The Government of Brazil and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have announced the launch of a three-year programme aimed at enhancing the capacity of countries to respond to social and natural disasters.

  4. Decent Work Country Programme kicks-off in South Africa

    08 October 2010

    The ILO and NEDLAC launch job-focused programme to tackle high unemployment and promote long-term investment

  5. MDGs remain achievable despite setbacks due to the crisis

    05 October 2010

    UN Summit "Keeping the Promise: United to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals" despite global crisis hindering growth and employment

September 2010

  1. Oslo Conference Calls for Commitment to Recovery Focused on Jobs

    13 September 2010

    The heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), along with other leaders, today called for a broad international commitment to a jobs-focused policy response to the global economic downturn.

  2. Oslo Conference Calls for Commitment to Recovery Focused on Jobs

    13 September 2010

    The heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), along with other leaders, today called for a broad international commitment to a jobs-focused policy response to the global economic downturn.

  3. IMF and ILO Launch Background Paper on the “Challenges of Growth, Employment and Social Cohesion” for High-Level Conference on September 13 in Oslo

    02 September 2010

    The International Monetary Fund and the International Labour Organization have issued a stark assessment of the outlook for employment in the wake of the global financial crisis, saying that the world faces major challenges in creating enough quality jobs to sustain growth and development.

August 2010

  1. Mitigating the Jobs Crisis: an international course on Innovations in Public Employment Programmes (IPEP)

    30 August 2010

    International Course on public employment programmes, 15 – 19 November 2010, Turin, Italy

  2. ECOSOC adopts new resolution on ILO Jobs Pact implementation

    30 August 2010

    Jobs Pact policies and ILO social protection floor on UN ECOSOC agenda in 2010-2011

  3. ILO and IMF Conference in Oslo to address ways of accelerating a job-rich crisis recovery

    18 August 2010

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced a joint conference to be hosted by the Prime Minister of Norway, Jens Stoltenberg, on 13 September 2010, in Oslo, to explore new ways of forging a sustainable, job-rich recovery from the global economic crisis.

July 2010

  1. El Salvador and Argentina adopt ILO Jobs Pact

    08 July 2010

    Several countries are now implementing the Global Jobs Pact launched by the ILO last year to guide national and international policies to stimulate economic recovery, create jobs and protect working people and their families.

  2. The Global Jobs Pact highlights women’s role in economic recovery

    08 July 2010

    One year after the launch of the Global Jobs Pact, the ILO reviews its impact at country level.

June 2010

  1. ILO Director-General urges G20 to stay focussed on reducing the global jobs deficit

    28 June 2010

    International Labour Organization Director-General Juan Somavia today welcomed the G20 Leaders’ statement from Toronto in which they gave the “highest priority to safeguard and strengthen the recovery and to the next steps they should take to ensure a full return to growth with quality jobs”.

  2. Helen Clark praises ILO-UNDP action in crisis as trade unions hold 2nd World Congress in Vancouver

    23 June 2010

    Just days ahead of the G20 meeting in Toronto, the 2nd World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederations (ITUC) - “Now the People, from the crisis to global justice” - opened with a global plea to tackle the jobs crisis.

  3. ILO urges strong action on jobs to ensure balanced economic recovery on eve of Toronto G20 Summit

    18 June 2010

    The annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) concluded its 2010 session today with a strong call for placing employment and social protection at the centre of recovery policies. “We must get the right balance of policies to secure strong, sustainable and balanced growth,” said conference delegates.

  4. "Real economy" leaders discuss policy responses to global economic and jobs crisis

    14 June 2010

    Leaders from the real economy, meeting at the International Labour Organization's annual conference, held a high-level debate on ways out of the global economic and jobs crisis and called for an urgent, balanced policy approach that would combine economic recovery with jobs growth.

  5. High-level panel at ILO Conference to discuss future of jobs recovery and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals

    11 June 2010

    Leaders from the real economy – government, labour, employers and civil society – are to discuss the impact of the current economic and jobs crises on employment policy and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) during a high-level event at the annual conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  6. ECOSOC to consider UNSG Report on the Global Jobs Pact

    09 June 2010

    The Economic and Social Council of the United Nations will discuss the UN Secretary-General Report on the Jobs Pact at ECOSOC Coordination Segment on 7 July in New York.

  7. Recovering from the crisis – A Chinese experience

    07 June 2010

    Join us for a panel discussion: 10 June, 14:00-15:00, Room IX, ILO Geneva

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