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July 2014

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June 2014

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    Youth employment

    Welcome remarks by ILO's Director-General on the occasion of the visit of the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon

    18 June 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participated in an interactive dialogue on youth employment during his visit to ILO headquarters in Geneva. The session focused on the importance of investing in quality jobs for youth, particularly those living in developing countries.

  2. 103rd International Labour Conference

    'Why employment matters: Reviving growth and reducing inequality' - Statement by Pr. Deepak Nayyar

    09 June 2014

    Statement by Dr.Deepak Nayyar, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, at the World of Work Summit held by the ILO during the 103rd International labour Conference.

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    World Environment Day

    Raise your voice, not the sea level

    05 June 2014

    Message by Guy Ryder Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of World Environment Day

May 2014

  1. Reducing poverty

    UN Secretary-General: Decent Work related to all facets of sustainable development

    26 May 2014

    Speaking at the high level event of the General Assembly in New York on “Achieving poverty eradication through full employment and decent work for all in the Post-2015 development Agenda”, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon made a strong case for employment and decent work for all in the post-2015 development discussions.

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    103rd International Labour Conference

    Message of Pope Francis

    22 May 2014

    In his message to the International Labour Conference, Pope Francis said that “the sheer numbers of men and women forced to seek work away from their homelands is a cause for concern. Despite their hopes for a better future, they frequently encounter mistrust and exclusion, to say nothing of experiencing tragedies and disasters."

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