23 Oct, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth meets with the President of the World Bank

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On the margins of today’s Youth Summit organised by the World Bank Group in Washington today, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, met with the President of the World Bank, Dr. Jim Young Kim. In their meeting, Dr. Kim and Envoy Alhendawi discussed increased UN-World Bank cooperation on youth. Following their meeting, the World […]

23 Oct, 2013

The Envoy on Youth speaks at the World Bank’s Youth Summit in Washington

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In Washington, DC, the World Bank today is hosting its Youth Summit, gathering over 700 young participants. In a morning expert panel on “Working towards the post-2015 agenda: addressing the challenge of youth exclusion,” Alhendawi outlined some of the many initiatives taken by the UN system to elevate youth issues during the last couple of […]

23 Oct, 2013

Emerging economies: has growth translated into more and better jobs?

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A new ILO book analyses labour market trends and regulations in various emerging markets and presents a number of policies that can lead to a synergy between economic growth and decent job creation. Despite experiencing a more robust economic growth over the past few decades, decent work deficits continue to be the norm for most […]