Twenty-four million new jobs will be created globally by 2030 if the right policies to promote a greener economy are put in place, a new ILO report says.

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Amnesty International

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We are funded by members and people like you. We are independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. No government is beyond scrutiny. No situation is beyond hope. Few would have predicted when we started that torturers would become international outlaws. That most countries would abolish the death penalty. And seemingly untouchable dictators would be made to answer for their crimes.

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OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE ASSISTANCE FOUNDATION – TAJIKISTAN

The Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation − Tajikistan implements a range of initiatives promoting inclusive health and education systems, socioeconomic inclusion, fiscal transparency, and protection of rights and freedoms.The Foundation in Tajikistan is a part of an international network of the Open Society Foundations, which work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable to their citizens.

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Kazakh Vice Minister of Labour and Social Protection Nurzhan Altayev held an open lecture at Nur Otan Party headquarters dedicated to the country’s nationwide mass entrepreneurship programme.The unemployed, self-employed, small business entities and members of agricultural cooperatives are eligible to apply for the programme. To receive a loan, individuals can contact local employment centres, branches of the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs or the akimats (administrations) of their rural districts.

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The Philippines and Russia get closer to signing an agreement that would protect Filipino workers in the Russian Federation. As the number of migrant Filipino workers increases, Moscow and Manila are busy negotiating a bilateral labour agreement that could allow thousands more overseas workers into various sectors of the Russian economy.

On May 15, formal discussions were held by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov with Philippines’ Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano in Moscow.

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France - Inspection Génerale des Affaires Sociales, IGAS (General Inspection of Social Affairs)

The “Inspection Générale des Affaires Sociales” (IGAS) is the French Government audit, evaluation and inspection office for health, social security, social cohesion, employment and labour policies and organisations. 

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Despite significant spending on ‘resilience’ by international development agencies, no theory-based method for estimating or measuring development resilience has yet been developed. This paper introduces an econometric strategy for estimating individual or household-level development resilience from panel data.

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This brief provides an overview of the lessons learned from TANF’s and SNAP’s work requirements and discuss the implications of expanding work requirements in SNAP or introducing them in Medicaid. 

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Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed that the $322,515,931.83 Abacha loot recovered from the Swiss government, and already domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be channeled towards the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme (CCTP) of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP).

This is even as the Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed that the nation’s external reserves now stands at $47.93 billion.

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, affirmed that meeting the needs of the society, particularly social welfare and social services, is essential for the stability of societies and peoples.

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