All ILO Newsroom content

November 2014

  1. Youth entrepreneurship

    Somali Voices: Ahmed Ali Adam

    25 November 2014

    Ahmed Ali Adam, a beneficiary of the project: "Youth for Change", tells his story. The Youth for Change is a joint initiative between ILO, UNDP and UNICEF. The programme, funded by the Government of Japan, provides young people with an opportunity for social rehabilitation and economic reintegration.

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    Greece employment

    Greece needs to address risk of a prolonged social crisis

    24 November 2014

    A new ILO report calls for additional measures to support jobs and enterprises, plus social protection and a stop to further wage cuts in the country.

  3. Local Economic Development

    Olive festival supports Jordan host communities in face of refugee crisis

    21 November 2014

    As part of the ILO’s efforts to support communities in Jordan most affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, the 2014 Irbid Olive and Rural Produce Festival brought together local farmers and businesses to showcase products and explore avenues to develop the olive industry.

  4. ILO blog

    South-South Cooperation: a path to eliminating child labour in Latin America

    20 November 2014

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    Governments and corporate social responsibility

    Sustainable public procurement on the rise

    19 November 2014

    Many governments are introducing laws and policies to stimulate responsible business practices, says Emmanuel Julien, Deputy-Director of the ILO's Enterprises Department. The annual Inter-agency Roundtable on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) focuses on how governments are promoting responsible business conduct through sustainable public procurement (SPP).

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    G20 Leaders' Summit - Brisbane

    No sustainable recovery without more and better jobs

    16 November 2014

    With global economic growth forecasts down and weak prospects for job creation, ILO Director-General says both weak global demand and supply constraints need to be tackled.

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    G20 Leaders' Summit - Brisbane

    Global jobs challenge top of G20’s priorities

    16 November 2014

    Leaders’ Summit marked by concern that economies might continue to suffer slow growth and recognition that concerted action is needed to make progress on jobs which remain at the centre of public concern.

  8. Garment industry in Bangladesh

    Workplace injury insurance must be part of the Rana Plaza legacy

    14 November 2014

    By Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships

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    Tanzania

    One-stop job centre makes it easier for workers and employers to connect

    13 November 2014

    With help from the ILO, an employment agency in Dar Es Salaam goes digital and makes the job search easier.

  10. Fair Migration

    As the business case for migration becomes stronger, so must our political capacity to deal with it, warns ILO Chief

    10 November 2014

    Policy coherence and the role labour ministries and social partners should play in employment and labour migration were the subject of a lively discussion at the ILO during a High-level Interactive Dialogue organized in cooperation with the Government of Italy. The panel was organized to share views, experiences and practices from various regional perspectives around the implementation of the ILO’s Fair Migration Agenda.