GENEVA (ILO News) – 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.
The report, “Global Employment Trends 2012: Preventing a deeper jobs crisis”, offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment.
It also presents a number of policy considerations in light of the new challenges facing policy makers in the coming year.
Global Employment Trends 2012, along with other public information material, will be under embargo until 23:01 GMT on 23 January. An advance electronic copy of the report and some associated media material will be available upon request by contacting the ILO Department of Communication and Public Information on +41 22/799-7912, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note to correspondents
For Geneva correspondents, a press briefing, under embargo, will be held by ILO Employment Sector Executive Director José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs in Press Room III, Palais des Nations on 23 January at 10:00 am.
Interviews with the authors of the report can be scheduled via the ILO Department of Communication on +41 22/799-7912, email@example.com.
Video coverage of the press conference as well as video interviews with the authors of the report will be available for broadcasters. Please contact the Department of Communication/Radio and TV Unit on +41 22/799-7935 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Broadcast facilities (TV studio and ISDN line) are available for broadcasters wishing to interview the authors by contacting the above.
The Global Employment Trends report is a yearly publication of the Employment Trends unit of the ILO Employment Sector.