Guy Ryder

News In Brief 22 January 2018

  • “Dignity is Priceless” global campaign launches for Palestine Refugees
  • Unemployment stabilizes through recovery, but 192 million still jobless
  • Nearly 3 billion needed to tackle multiple crises in war-torn Yemen
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News in Brief 23 October 2017 (PM)

Ending child marriage in West & Central Africa could take 100 years: UNICEF

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Profound and rapid change in work generates "optimism and fear"

Profound and rapid changes in the global work environment are generating optimism but also bring “insecurity and fear.”

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ILO: lack of decent jobs "threatens poverty reduction"

Decades of progress in reducing poverty could be undone by a lack of decent jobs and stagnating growth, top UN labour experts said on Wednesday.

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Jobs plan to give young women equal access to the labour market

A new global initiative addressing youth unemployment also aims to ensure young women don’t lose out when it comes to finding work.

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