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News in Brief 16 January 2023

  • Economic slowdown likely to force workers to accept lower quality jobs - ILO
  • UN rights chief’s condemnation for Burkina Faso ‘broad daylight’ abductions
  • Pakistan: rights experts urge action on coerced religious conversions, child marriage
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News in Brief 31 October 2022

  • UN chief deeply saddened after tragedy in Seoul stampede
  • Global labour market to deteriorate amid Ukraine war shocks: ILO
  • Progress, but more needed by oil and gas giants to reduce methane emissions
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News in Brief 11 August 2022

  • Guterres warning on Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

  • Young workers have been hit hardest by COVID fallout, says UN labour agency

  • UN rights chief Bachelet alarmed at number of Palestinian children killed in new escalation


News in Brief 23 May 2022

  • Bangladesh flooding leaves 1.5 million children at risk: UNICEF
  • Global jobs market recovery is going into reverse, warns ILO
  • UN rights chief Bachelet begins official visit to China
  • Nepal responsible for rape and execution of 16-year-old girl, says rights panel
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News in Brief 27 October 2021

  • Afghanistan facing ‘epic humanitarian crisis’ UN chief warns neighbouring countries.
  • COVID-19 pandemic impact on jobs, worse than feared: ILO
  • Russian Wagner Group, intimidating, harassing civilians in Central African Republic, independent rights experts warn