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January 2012

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    Media Advisory: ILO to issue annual report on global employment trends and the jobs crisis

    17 January 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to issue its annual Global Employment Trends report (GET) against the background of a lingering jobs crisis and the prospects of a further deterioration of economic activity.

December 2011

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    ILO releases report on the High Level Mission to Greece of September 2011

    16 December 2011

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    The Netherlands ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

    13 December 2011

    The Netherlands becomes the sixth EU member state, after Spain, Bulgaria, Denmark, Latvia and Luxembourg to ratify the landmark convention.

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    Belgium - ILO partnership on promoting and reinforcing social dialogue in the Maghreb

    11 December 2011

    The new Belgian Employment Minister Monica De Coninck, the ILO Office and tripartite delegations of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia launched on 8 December 2011 in Brussels a partnership on promoting and reinforcing social dialogue in Maghreb countries.

November 2011

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    EU communication on future development policy supports decent work

    18 November 2011

    The European Commission communication of 13 October 2011, “An Agenda for Change”, presents the guiding principles for future EU external development policy. The Agenda recognizes the significance of promoting decent work covering job creation and the guarantee of rights at work, social protection and social dialogue.

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    EU Commissioner László Andor calls for stronger focus on jobs as Europe faces “turbulent and tough times”

    14 November 2011

    The European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, László Andor, called for a reinforced focus on job creation as Europe struggles to stave off the worsening economic outlook.

September 2011

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    Luxembourg ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) and the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185)

    20 September 2011

    Luxembourg becomes the fifth EU member State, after Bulgaria, Denmark, Spain and Latvia, to ratify the MLC, 2006 and the 22nd member to ratify Convention No. 185.