Published On: Mon, Jan 20th, 2014
Published in Category: International

ILO to publish annual report on global employment trends tomorrow

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ISLAMABAD/BANKOK: The International Labour Organization (ILO) will launch its annual report “Global Employment Trends 2014” (GET) tomorrow (21 January).

In the context of uneven world economic recovery the study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several labour market indicators, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment.

In response to the new challenges facing policy makers the GET also presents a number of policy options.

The report and all associated material and information are embargoed until 07:01 Bangkok time on Tuesday 21 January (00:01 GMT on Tuesday 21 January). Embargoed electronic copies of the report, executive summary and some associated media material can be made available to recognized media upon request from Friday 17 January.

The ILO’s Director-General, Guy Ryder is expected to join the authors of the report at a press conference, under embargo, in Geneva on Monday 20 January at 10 a.m. Broadcast coverage of the press conference, as well as b-roll and interviews will be made available for broadcasters upon request. Interviews on the GET can also be scheduled via the ILO Department of Communication.