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Regional Meeting adopts Decent Work Agenda in Africa 2007-15
Sets ambitious targets to be achieved by 2015

Faced with a continental challenge of growth that is failing to create enough better quality jobs to stop rising unemployment and an increasing number of people living in poverty, top worker, employer and government representatives of the ILO's African member States today adopted a sweeping new Dece... - Friday, 27th April 2007
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UNDP Administrator calls for urgent measures to create new jobs and reduce widespread poverty in Africa
Decent Work "at the heart of development"

UNDP Administrator Kemal Dervis, speaking at the ILO's 11th African Regional Meeting here, has called for poverty reduction strategies that "fully integrate the employment dimension," adding that "Decent Work is at the heart of development and has to be also at the heart of the United Nations variou... - Friday, 27th April 2007
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World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2007
Amid worldwide events, ILO says most accidents at work could be prevented if standards are respected

Countries around the world are to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work this year, amid a new call by the International Labour Office (ILO) for applying internationally-agreed labour standards as a primary tool for reducing work-related accidents and illnesses that take some 2.2 million l... - Friday, 27th April 2007
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Feature: World Day for Safety and Health 2007
Making decent work a reality: improving health and safety at suppliers

270 million accidents at work happen every year according to ILO estimates - 355,000 of which are fatal. The mortality rate in developing countries is five to seven times higher than in industrialised nations. - Thursday, 26th April 2007

from ILO Photo Library - click for details11th African Regional Meeting opens with calls for continent-wide mobilization for decent work
10,000 African women and men added each day to growing ranks of extreme working poor

Noting that "growth with few good jobs is not politically sustainable", ILO Director-General Juan Somavia today called for a new development approach in Africa which "puts people at the centre of development and judges the success of economic and social policy according to what happens to people at ... - Tuesday, 24th April 2007
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Feature: 11th African Regional Meeting (Addis Ababa, 24-27 April 2007)
Africa: Community-based micro-insurance for universal health coverage

Almost 90 per cent of the population of sub-Saharan Africa is not insured against the risk of illness or accident. In order to help the most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups cope with life's contingencies, social protection is a powerful means of reducing poverty, emphasizes the report prepared f... - Tuesday, 24th April 2007
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ILO Decent Work Research Prize, 2007
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