Archives for posts with tag: ILO

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Papal Support for Labor
From Diplomat Artist “UN at 70, Look Back”
http://diplomatartist.com/papal-support-for-labor/

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Diplomat Artist Buzz on Microfinance
Microfinance is now matured into a tool to further financial engagement of all citizens & promote entrepreneurship in the developed as well as developing states.
http://diplomatartist.com/does-microfinance-have-a-future/

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From Toddler to Aged, Future Jobs are from Education to Care
Diplomat Artist Buzz on where the jobs are & link to ILO Report.
As we get older, we need more education & care, as is the case for the youngest of our global citizens. This is also where the jobs are …
http://diplomatartist.com/from-toddler-to-aged-future-jobs-are-from-education-to-care/

The ILO estimates 168 million children worldwide (1 in 10) are involved in child labour, 85 million engaged in hazardous work. Numerous concerts & events dedicated to the Music Against Child Labour initiative as well as “Til Everyone Can See” is timed for release today at opening of FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

ONE YEAR ON, UN WELCOMES INITIAL PAYMENTS to SURVIVORS of FACTORY COLLAPSE

Step in right direction, but call for corporate accountability following deadliest disaster in history of garment industry. Urge Walmart, Benetton, & Children’s Place to pay up for families & injured workers of Rana Plaza. Stand in solidarity.

1st Companies Give to Fund for Victims of Bangladeshi Factory Collapse

The Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund, which will be administered by ILO, reported names of first 5 companies to contribute: El Corte Ingl├ęs; Inditex, which includes the brand Zara; Loblaw; Mango; & Mascot toward a $40 million goal in a $48 Billion industry.

Rise in Global Tourism Forecast to Continue in 2014

strongest for destinations in Asia & the Pacific (up 6%), Africa (up 6 %) & Europe (up 5 %). Russia & China stand out as most important source markets.