The Jordanian government and people are highly, and rightfully, concerned about the potentially serious economic and social effects of the large influx of Syrian refugees to the country, including potential negative effects on the labour market.
Interview with the Director of the ILO office in Kathmandu, following the worst earthquake in the country over the last 80 years.
What is the initial impact of the earthquake on employment?
The initial figures provided by the governments show high numbers of people affected. We estimate, based on those figures, we can say that the impact on employment would be around one/third of the labour force of Nepal.
ILO: More than half of the global rural population excluded from health care
ILO report shows huge differences in health care access between rural and urban areas worldwide.
GENEVA (ILO News) – A new ILO report shows that 56 per cent of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential health-care services – more than double the figure in urban areas, where 22 per cent are not covered.
PRETORIA (ILO News) – HIV and AIDS workplace initiatives should be integrated into national AIDS programmes and a wide range of health approaches, including occupational safety and health, says a new report, "Effective Responses to HIV and AIDS at Work: A Multi-Country Study in Africa ", launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Sandton - Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon
BEIRUT, 16th February 2015 – A study launched today sheds light on the plight of working street-based children in Lebanon. The report, “Children Living and Working on the Streets in Lebanon: Profile and Magnitude”, is the first of its kind in Lebanon to assess the scope and characteristics of the increasingly visible phenomenon of one of the worst forms of child labour.
JOINT PROGRAMME ON LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND DECENTRALISED SERVICE DELIVERY
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Redesigning and Operationalization of Organic Waste Biogas Plant in Burao, Somaliland