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New Delhi [India], April 7 (ANI/Mediawire): National Institute of Construction Management and Research (NICMAR), has been constituted as a not-for-profit organisation with the prime aim of engaging in activities for the promotion of training, research, professionalism and skill development a
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Geneva [Switzerland], Mar 27 (ANI): The heads of five UN organisations have called for maritime and air transport workers to be prioritised for Covid-19 vaccination, given their key role in supporting global trade and mobility which is essential for a sustainable socio-economic recovery.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], February 12 (ANI): Advances in the digital economy significantly accelerated by Covid-19 pandemic are creating unprecedented opportunities to build a more inclusive world of work for the more than one billion people with disabilities globally, according to a new report
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Bangkok [Thailand], December 18 (ANI): Massive drops in working hours due to COVID-19 crisis have had a devastating effect on jobs and incomes in Asia and the Pacific, according to a new report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
Updated : 6 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Oct 10 (ANI): Governments must continue to invest in social protection and take extra supportive measures to ensure the mental health of vulnerable disadvantaged groups, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Sep 18 (ANI): Developing countries should invest about 1.2 trillion dollars -- on average 3.8 per cent of their GDP -- to guarantee at least basic income security and access to essential health care for all in 2020 alone, according to a new policy brief by the Internati
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Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 22 (ANI): The coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting women workers and governments should prioritise policies that offset the effects the crisis is having on their jobs, International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.
Updated : 8 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], Aug 12 (ANI): The COVID-19 crisis is having a devastating effect on the education and training of young people with more than 70 per cent of them who study or combine study with work adversely affected by the closing of schools, universities and training centres, accord
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 22 (ANI): Almost all of the world's workers, some 94 per cent, were living in countries with some type of workplace closure measures in place in May, according to the United Nations' policy brief 'The World of Work and COVID-19'.
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], June 17 (ANI): Nearly three-quarters of domestic workers around the world -- more than 55 million people -- are at significant risk of losing their jobs and income due to lockdown and lack of effective social security coverage, according to new estimates by the Internat
Updated : 10 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New York/Geneva, June 12 (ANI): Millions of more children risk being pushed into child labour as a result of the COVID-19 crisis which could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress, according to a new brief from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNICEF
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], May 15 (ANI): The COVID-19 crisis has exposed devastating gaps in social protection coverage in developing countries and recovery will only be sustained and future crises prevented if they can transform their ad hoc crisis response measures into comprehensive social pro