22 Nov, 2016

Launching Global Campaign Promoting Right of Young People To Run for Public Office

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Today the  global campaign Not Too Young To Run was launched at the first United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law taking place at United Nations Geneva.  The campaign, launched by a partnership consisting of the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the UN Development Programme (UNDP), the

22 Nov, 2016

ILO Highlights Measures to Reduce Job Discrimination and Poverty among Roma Youth

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GENEVA (ILO News) – A new ILO Resource Guide on Promoting Decent Work Opportunities for Roma Youth in Central and Eastern Europe  brings together good practices aimed at combating widespread institutional and labour market discrimination, as well as poverty amongst Roma.  According to a 2011 EU survey, only one in three Roma is in paid employment, 9