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  1. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    “Weak outlook for jobs at heart of uncertain global economic prospects”

    Despite a mild pick-up compared to last year, global economic growth in 2017 and 2018 is insufficient to start reducing global unemployment, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee.

    - Statement by Guy Ryder to the World Bank-IMF Development Committee:
    "Weak outlook for jobs puts development prospects at risk"

Maps and charts

  1. Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men

    Should women work at paid jobs, care for their families and homes or do both?

    08 March 2017

  2. World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2017

    In which countries will unemployment rise next year?

    12 January 2017

  3. World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2017

    Explore employment trends around the world

    12 January 2017