MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS

MONEY SENT HOME BY MIGRANT WORKERS COULD BOOST RURAL ECONOMIES, UN SAYS New York, Jun 28 2013  2:00PM Remittances — the money sent by migrants to theirhome countries — could generate $30 billion annually for investment inrural areas if initiatives were scaled up, according to the United Nationsagency that works to …

Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 091/280411 “Winds of change for social justice and democracy 1 May 2011” “Brussels, 1 May 2001 – common statement of the ITUC and its Global Unions partners”. Brussels, 29 April 2011 (ITUC OnLine): Today as trade unionists around the world celebrate the role of …

ITUC General Secretary Sharan Burrow to Call on UN Member States to Prioritize Employment-centred Policies as Key to Achieving the MDGs

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