World Social Protection Report 2017-2019
New ILO report shows that massive efforts are still needed to ensure that the right to social security becomes a reality for all.
Decent Jobs for Youth
The engagement platform provides an open space for partners who subscribe to the strategy and guiding principles of Decent Jobs for Youth to join and engage with others, creating real change for young people across the globe.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017
Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.
US Labor Market Indicators
August: Total jobs added in the non-farm employment was at a lower rate in comparison to the previous few months.
1. The total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 156,000 in August. Job gains occurred in manufacturing (+36,000), construction (+28,000), professional and technical services (+22,000), health care (+20,000), and mining (+7000)
2. The unemployment rate in August barely changed, increasing to 4.4 percent this month.
How an ILO project in the Philippines addresses the consequences of climate change and child labor, while improving working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining.
‘When I understood that workers have human rights that need to be respected it became a very important issue for me because of my origin and it resulted in my role as an activist for human rights.’
New US Funded Projects
Measurement, Awareness-raising, and Policy Engagement (MAP) project on child labor and forced labor in support of SDG target 8.7
The project will address knowledge gaps on child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.
The SEA Fisheries Project
The project aims to reduce trafficking in fisheries, by strengthening coordination and increasing the efficiency and efficacy of the efforts already underway at the national and regional levels.
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