December 2, 2021

Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

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GENEVA / WASHINGTON (ILO News – Gallup) – The ILO-Gallup report, “Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men ”, provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men regarding women and work. The results come from the Gallup World Poll which was conducted in 142 […]

Hon. Edmund Bartlett wins World Travel Award

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From South Florida Caribbean News Minister Bartlett Receives World Travel Award for Outstanding Services to Travel KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett received the distinctive award of World’s Leading Personality for Outstanding Services to Travel, at the 23rd Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final held in the Maldives, Southern Asia […]

World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Global youth unemployment is on the rise again

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GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that the global youth unemployment rate is expected to reach 13.1 per cent in 2016 and remain at that level through to 2017 (up from 12.9 per cent in 2015). The ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook 2016, Trends for Youth report shows that as […]

International Women’s Day 2016: ILO – Large gender gaps remain across broad spectrum of global labour market

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Despite some modest gains in some regions in the world, millions of women are losing ground in their quest for equality in the world of work, according to a new report prepared by the International Labour Organization (ILO) as part of the ILO’s Women at Work Centenary Initiative . “The report […]