Working Party on the Social Dimension of Globalization

UNDP's Helen Clark says Global Jobs Pact paves the way out of recession

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark cited the ILO's Global Jobs Pact as the fair and just way for nations to emerge from the recession. Addressing the ILO's Governing Body, she said that if the market were left to its own devices, there could be a significant time lag between the return of economic growth and a lift in employment. The Global Jobs Pact is important because it puts jobs at the center of responses to the crisis.