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21.03.2017

Security Council Stresses Need to Fight Human Trafficking

Security Council Stresses Need to Fight Human Trafficking

By Santo D. Banerjee NEW YORK (IDN) – With conflicts driving the desperation and disorder that enables human traffickers to thrive, Security Council has held an open debate on human trafficking, modern slavery and forced labour and highlighted the need for three P’s: Prevention, Protection, Prosecution. The dimensions of the… »

30.04.2015

27 Million Latin America and Caribbean Youth in the Informal Economy

27 Million Latin America and Caribbean Youth in the Informal Economy

Human Wrongs Watch Lima, 23 April 2015 (ILO)* – There are at least 27 million youth in Latin America and the Caribbean who work in conditions of informality, said the International Labour Organization (ILO). “Youth unemployment is very high in the region, but it’s… »

19.12.2014

Migrants’ Remittances Expected to Reach US$ 436 Billion in 2014 – How to Help Them Make the Most of Their Money

Migrants’ Remittances Expected to Reach US$ 436 Billion in 2014 – How to Help Them Make the Most of Their Money

Human Wrongs Watch Migrants’ remittances are expected to reach US$ 436 billion in 2014 and US$ 540 billion by 2016. Financial education can not only provide useful support to migrants’ families back home but also help migrants in destination countries manage their own budgets.  Geneva, December 2014… »

10.10.2014

First “Academy on the Green Economy” Kicks off in Turin, Italy

First “Academy on the Green Economy” Kicks off in Turin, Italy

Human Wrongs Watch Turin, Italy, 6 October 2014 , (ILO)* – More than 120 participants from over 20 countries gather at the ILO International Training Centre for a two-day policy forum and knowledge fair on the green economy. The event marks the beginning of the first ever “… »

09.10.2014

Brazil’s SUPERSIMPLES — a “Simple” Path to Formal Employment

Brazil’s SUPERSIMPLES — a “Simple” Path to Formal Employment

  Human Wrongs Watch In Brazil, formal employment has risen by almost 14 per cent in a decade…SUPERSIMPLES is part of the reason. The forthcoming American Regional Meeting of the ILO will consider employment and social protection policies as boosters of productivity and formal employment. Brasilia,  09 October 2014… »

15.09.2014

Cooperatives Get Down to a Win-Win Business

Cooperatives Get Down to a Win-Win Business

  Human Wrongs Watch By ILO*, 15 September 2014 — Together, cooperative enterprises constitute a major part of the world’s economy. Latest research suggests that the largest 1,500 or so cooperative firms have a combined turnover of US$2.5 trillion. And in the business world, cooperative enterprises are flexing their executive muscle. »

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