Lessons from pilot projects promoting just transition to greener economies in Asia-Pacific. These guidelines offer the ILO and its constituents a framework and practical tool to ensure that national and global efforts to tackle climate change and other environmental challenges also advance employment creation goals, social justice and fair transitions for workers, enterprises and communities on an equal footing.
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is the flagship employment programme of the Government of India. With an expenditure of about USD 59 Billion from its inception in 2006 until now, MGNREGA covers 245 million people as registered beneficiaries in India. The article in the link summarises the findings on a research study on the effects of MGNREGA on labour market and labour migration in India
The symposium is organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN- ESCWA) and the Pacific Water Research Centre of Simon Frazier University, Vancouver Canada.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has had to reduce the number of dwellings that can be restored under its home repair programme for St. Maarten. The original number of 500 homes has been decreased to 150.
Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Kajsa Ollongren stated this in an update on the status of the early recovery projects in St. Maarten she sent to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Friday.