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Recovery and Growth with Decent Work

The International Labour Office (ILO) has just published the report “Recovery and Growth with Decent Work”, to be discussed at the ILO’s annual conference. The study claims that growing instability in financial markets and the sovereign debt crisis in Europe may put global economic and jobs efforts at risk. Although output has begun to recover, …
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In Search of Jobs: Labor Migration in North and West Africa

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published, “Making Migration a Development Factor: The Case of North and West Africa”. The study examines the links between labor markets and migration, and the implications for development in Algeria, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia, including lessons learned and examples from other countries and regions. The global financial …
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International Labor Migration: A Rights-based Approach

The International Labour Office (ILO) has just published the book International Labour Migration: A Rights-based Approach. The work offers a comprehensive and accessible overview of international labor migration and the ILO’s efforts to protect migrant workers through a rights-based approach. It also provides new insights into the factors that motivate people to seek work outside …
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Women in labour markets

The International Labour Office (ILO) has just launched the study, “Women in Labour Markets: Measuring Progress and Identifying Challenges”. The report focuses on the relationship of women to labour markets and compares employment for men and women using labour market indicators from the ILO Key Indicators of the Labour Market. The main findings highlight a …
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Global Employment Trends Report

The ILO’s Employment Trends Team has just launched the report “Global Employment Trends 2010.” The study reveals that unemployment reached its highest level on record in 2009, with the number of jobless worldwide reaching 212 million. Based on IMF forecasts, the ILO estimates that global unemployment is likely to remain high through 2010. In the …
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