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At the high-level conference "The Youth Guarantee: Making it Happen", the Director-General of the ILO Guy Ryder praised the European Youth Guarantee.
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The ILO Director-General highlights the human cost of poor working conditions and calls for action to ensure the Rana Plaza tragedy is not repeated.
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"The European Social Model has been subjected to stress and unprecedented challenges" - Guy Ryder stated at the opening of the joint ILO-EU conference.
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More than one third of return migrants are unemployed or work in seasonal jobs in Moldova. Young return migrants are the most vulnerable on the labour market, says a new ILO study.
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In a European Parliament hearing on sports and human rights, ILO Deputy Director-General Gilbert Houngbo stressed that more decisive actions are needed by Qatar.
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The ILO welcomes the adoption by the Council of Ministers of the EU of a Decision authorising EU Member States to ratify the ILO Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189).
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At a EP public hearing on the employment and social aspects of the role of the Troika in euro area programme countries, Raymond Torres said that negative effects of Financial Assistance Programmes have been underestimated.
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ILO will conduct a child labour survey in Kyrgyzstan - stated at the meeting between Kyrgyz Social Development Minister Kudaibergen Bazarbayev and expert of the ILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (ILO-IPEC) Bijoy Raychaudhuri.
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Les résultats de la 7ème édition du Baromètre OIT/DDD sur la perception des discriminations au travail ont été rendu publics ce lundi 3 février 2014. L'enquête, réalisée par l'institut IFOP, avait pour focus le ressenti des discriminations par les jeunes travailleurs.
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  • Youth Guarantees: an opportunity not to be wasted Youth Guarantees: an opportunity not to be wasted
    ILO-Rome, 24 March 2014

    Joint ILO, Youth Intergroup of the European Parliament, Youth Intergroup of the Italian Parliament, press release, on the occasion of the seminar on «Youth Guarantees: a response to the youth employment crisis» held at the Chamber of Deputies, Rome, on 24 March.
  • Crisis prompts Albanian workers to return home Crisis prompts Albanian workers to return home
    ILO Features, 26 February 2014

    The first modern Albanian employment centre opened last month to provide better services to jobseekers, particularly migrant workers returning to Albania from crisis countries in Europe.
  • Netherlands signs new Partnership Programme with ILO Netherlands signs new Partnership Programme with ILO
    ILO PARDEV, 24 January 2014

    Agreement will provide €2.5 million a year for the period 2014-18 to the ILO and the joint ILO/IFC Better Work Programme.
  • The first modern employment office was opened in Tirana The first modern employment office was opened in Tirana
    ILO DWT/CO-Budapest, 14 January 2014

    The new employment office provides better services to Albanian job seekers and employers and offers a new model for the modernization of Albanian employment services.
  • ILO meeting to discuss apprenticeship systems in Europe ILO meeting to discuss apprenticeship systems in Europe
    ILO Press release, 6 December 2013

    Experience shows apprenticeships can have a positive impact on youth employment. Government, employer and worker representatives from EU countries are meeting to discuss best practices and measures to further improve their efficiency.
  • Helping Moldovan migrant workers to enjoy social security and receive pensions at home Helping Moldovan migrant workers to enjoy social security and receive pensions at home
    ILO DWT/CO-Budapest, 4 December 2013

    More than 25 per cent of the economically active population of the Republic of Moldova has had an experience of working abroad. An ongoing communication campaign of the ILO aims to inform Moldovan migrant workers about their social security rights.
  • The role of economic and social councils in the global job crisis The role of economic and social councils in the global job crisis
    ILO Dialogue, 29 November 2013

    A high-level conference will discuss in Madrid on 3-4 December the role and impact that economic and social councils – and other similar institutions – can have in fostering the cooperation between governments and their social partners in the context of the global jobs crisis.

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