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 …

Others News: IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS

   IT’S OFFICIAL: EUROPE’S YOUTH COUNTS TEN TIMES LESS THAN ITS BANKS Roberto Savio* Rome,  July 2013 – At the last summit of European heads of state in Brussels at the end of June, the main theme was youth unemployment, which has now reached 23% of European youth (although it …

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 …

WORLD’S YOUTH FACING WORSENING UNEMPLOYMENT, WARNS NEW UN REPORT

WORLD’S YOUTH FACING WORSENING UNEMPLOYMENT, WARNS NEW UN REPORT New York, Jan 21 2013  7:00PM Global unemployment rose in 2012 amid continuing economic insecurity and insufficient policies stifling overall hiring, a new report by the United Nations labour agency has warned, adding that the world’s youth were most vulnerable to …

World’s Power Must Act Urgently as Global Joblessness grows – UN Labour Chief

WORLD’S POWERS MUST ACT URGENTLY AS GLOBAL JOBLESSNESS GROWS – UN LABOUR CHIEF New York, Oct 11 2012 2:05PM Projecting that global unemployment will rise by seven million next year to 207 million, three million more than previously estimated, the United Nations labour agency today called on the world’s major …

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 …

The Transition to a Green Economy Must Include Better Safety Standards for Workers

THE TRANSITION TO A GREEN ECONOMY MUST INCLUDE BETTER SAFETY STANDARDS FOR WORKERS — UN New York, Apr 28 2012 11:05AM Protecting the safety and health of workers across the world must be part of transitioning into a green economy, the United Nations stressed today, warning that while sustainable jobs …

Now Available ­ The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward

Now available – The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: a New Way Forward The G20 Research Group proudly announces its latest publication — “The G20 Cannes Summit 2011: A New Way Forward” — published by Newsdesk Media. The publication, which provides background of the issues on the G20 agenda, offers insights …

UN Official Calls for Inclusive Economic Growth Strategies to Tackle Global Jobs Crisis

New York, Oct 27 2011  7:05PM The international community must urgently consolidate efforts to tackle the global jobs crisis, a top United Nations official said today, calling for countries to adopt a more inclusive growth strategy that can enhance nations’ productivity and capacity to generate income sources. Lazarous Kapambwe, President …