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Decent Work
Decent work – discussion on working conditions in Helsinki and globally

How committed is Helsinki to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals? The discussion forum at the City Hall on Tuesday addressed one of the goals, namely decent work and economic growth...

Informal economy Decent Work SDG8
Sustainable cities discussion forum: SDG8
31 May 2022
Helsinki City Hall, Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
Labour market projections and time allocation in Myanmar: Application of a new computable general equilibrium (CGE) model

Myanmar has, in recent years, strengthened its focus on human capital as a development pillar, and introduced legislation and adopted conventions on child labour...

Myanmar Child labour Education reform
Working Paper
Labour conditions in regional versus global value chains: Insights from apparel firms in Lesotho and Eswatini

We explore how decent work varies across Southern Africa apparel firms participating in global value chains (GVCs) and regional value chains (RVCs), respectively...

Regional value chains Global value chains Decent Work
Decent work and COVID-19 – it’s time for a just deal for all workers

Seven months into the unprecedented crisis of COVID-19, we already see significant effects on employment and earnings worldwide...

Decent Work Informality COVID-19
COVID-19 intensifies global need to support informal workers in their struggle: Three guiding principles for a better deal

The world is facing an existential crisis that poses challenging questions: whether to put people and nature before owners of capital and technology; whether to protect the rights of the disadvantaged or the interests of the elite...

Decent Work Informality Women's work
Five ways coronavirus is deepening global inequality

Before coronavirus, inequality was already increasing in many parts of the developing world . But the pandemic is going to greatly heighten existing economic and social inequalities...

COVID-19 Inequality Decent Work
Decent Work in the Era of Sustainable Development

What is the role of decent work in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) era? This was the main topic of discussion in the seminar organized by the Global Sustainability Foundation and the Trade Union Solidarity Centre of Finland (SASK) , which...

13 June 2016
Hakaniemi-sali, John Stenbergin ranta 6, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
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