Decent job opportunities critical to global stability, UN official says

Making globalization fair, creating jobs and promoting development through providing decent work are the foundations for global stability, the Director-General of the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) said today as the agency opened its annual conference in Geneva.

Jobs creation key to stability of Arab region, Annan says

Jobs creation is one of the most pressing challenges facing the Arab world, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said today.