The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform

The annual WSIS Forum has become a global multistakeholder platform for coordination of the implementation of the WSIS Outcomes. The Forum, co-organized by ITU, UNESCO, undp and UNCTAD, in close collaboration with all WSIS Action Line facilitators/co-facilitators and other UN organizations (ITU, UNESCO, UNDP, unctad UNDESA, FAO, UNEP, WHO, ILO, …

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES

COOPERATIVES CAN BUILD SOCIO-ECONOMIC RESILIENCE DURING CRISES — UNOFFICIALS New York, Jul  6 2013 11:00AM The International Day of Cooperatives provides an opportunity to spotlight how such enterprises canhelp build resilience in all socio-economic spheres in times of “globaluncertainty,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.“Over the course of the ongoing …

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS

UNEVEN JOB RECOVERY POSES CHALLENGES TO MOST COUNTRIES, UN LABOUR AGENCY REPORTS New York, Jun  3 2013  1:00PM Five years after the global financial crisis, the world employment situation remains uneven with emerging and developing economies recovering much faster than most advanced countries, the United Nations labour agency today reported, …

LONG-TERM IMPACT OF YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CRISIS COULD BE FELT FOR DECADES, WARNS UN REPORT

 An estimated 73 million young people will be out of work this year, according to a new United Nations report that says the long-term impact of the youth employment crisis could be felt for decades and <“http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_212917/lang–en/index.htm“>calls for creative and wide-ranging policy solutions to address the problem.<i><“http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_212423.pdf“>Global Employment Trends for …

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights: Facility partners meet to share lessons and successes The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012 Insurance for the people by the people See more information through: http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e44e7d9ff174776d0f2af089&id=d77fd8be6b&e=[UNIQID]   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser December 2012, #15        Forward to …

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights:

December 2012 Newsletter from the ILO’s Microinsurance Innovation Facility highlights: Facility partners meet to share lessons and successes The landscape of microinsurance in Africa 2012 Insurance for the people by the people See more information through: http://us4.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6e44e7d9ff174776d0f2af089&id=d77fd8be6b&e=[UNIQID]   Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser December 2012, #15        Forward to …

Youth Employment, Job Rights Keys To Economic Recovery, Says New Un

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, JOB RIGHTS KEYS TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY, SAYS NEW UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 1 2012 12:05PM With youth accounting for more than one-third of the world’s 200 million unemployed, Guy Ryder, the new Director-General of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO), has called for programmes that …

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a Green Economy

On the Eve of Rio+20, Countries Accelerating Plans for a Transition to a green economy Beijing, 16 November 2011 – A new UN report demonstrates that governments and businesses alike are taking steps to accelerate a global shift towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and socially inclusive green future. From china to …