ILO in the media

2012

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    BBC World Business Report talks to Raymond Torres about austerity

    30 April 2012

    Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO's International Institute for Labour Studies, warns of the harmful effects of austerity measures on an already alarming employment crisis.

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    Al Jazeera gives us the "Inside Story" on Unemployment in the Age of Austerity

    30 April 2012

    Al Jazeera focuses its "Inside Story" on the alarming situation of the global jobs market. Joining their panel of experts, ILO's Raymond Torres said that the jobs situation has been aggravated by the turn in policy towards austerity measures".

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    CNN's "Quest Means Business" interviews Raymond Torres on the adverse effects of austerity on the job market

    30 April 2012

    ILO's Raymond Torres, Director of the ILO's Institute for International Labour Studies, told CNN's Richard Quest that austerity measures and reductions of public deficit must be accompanied by a growth strategy and an emphasis on job promotion. He also warned of the growing risk of social unrest.

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    CNBC Europe interviews ILO's Raymond Torres on the World of Work Report 2012

    30 April 2012

    In an interview with CNBC Europe's Worldwide Exchange, the ILO's Raymond Torres, Director of the International Institute for Labour Studies, warned that "aggressive reductions in public deficits may be counterproductive" and stressed the importance of a growth and employment strategy which at the moment is completely missing.

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    CNN World Business Today interviews ILO's José Manuel Salazar on Youth Job Crisis

    20 April 2012

    José Manuel Salazar, Executive Director of the ILO's Employment Sector, in a live interview with CNN's World Business Today, discussed the crisis of youth unemployment and explained what steps should be taken by governments to avoid the risk of a lost generation of workers.

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    An in-depth interview with ILO Director-General Juan Somavia on China's CCTV

    04 February 2012

    China's CCTV News dedicated its show Biz Talk to an interview with the ILO Director-General, Juan Somavia. He discussed the role of the ILO in helping to promote decent work and address issues such as youth unemployment and strike action through social dialogue.

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    BBC World Business Report looks at the global imbalance between rich and poor with Juan Somavia

    30 January 2012

    Interviewed live from Davos, the ILO's Director-General told BBC's World Business Report that he hoped Eurozone leaders would put more emphasis on jobs and consider the social implications of policies that only look at fiscal consolidation by reducing debt on the one side but increase the social debt on the other.

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    CNBC Davos 2012 talks about job creation in the real economy with ILO Director-General

    30 January 2012

    CNBC's Ross Westgate asked ILO Director-General Juan Somavia whether industry is actually delivering the number of jobs they claim to the real economy and why the current pattern of growth does not translate into more employment.

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    CNN's Quest Means Business discusses austerity and growth with ILO Director-General Somavia

    30 January 2012

    ILO Director-General Juan Somavia was asked whether growth and austerity are contradictory ideas and whether during an interview with CNN's Richard Quest as part of their coverage of the 2012 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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    BBC: ILO Employment Report More Pessimistic Than Last Year

    24 January 2012

    BBC TV World Business Report interviews ILO Employment Specialist Kee Beom Kim in Bangkok to discuss the employment figures released in the ILO's Global Employment Trends 2012 report and explain what can be done to help boost job creation in the year to come.