Video: Building a Sustainable Future with Decent Work in Asia and the Pacific

Economically, the Asia-Pacific region has performed impressively in recent years. But the austerity measures in Europe and contracting consumer markets in the United States – Asia’s two largest export markets - are threatening the region’s continued growth. Growing unrest among the region’s massive, under-employed youth population and persisting unfair distribution of economic gains are challenges that must also be addressed. The ILO and its constituents in government, employer and worker organizations are trying to find a common approach that benefits all.

Date issued: 04 December 2011 | Size/duration: 00:04:28