Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - Telecommunications operator Orange and the German Development Agency, GIZ, have signed a partnership agreement to develop the digital skills of 20,000 young people in 14 countries in the Africa and Middle East region. A press release on Tuesday said the two parties will join forces and [...]
©- - 18 december 2019 - 07:37:49 - thread Social (298 words)


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Anzisha Prize Selection Committee released Monday the list of the top 20 candidates. The winner of the 2019 edition will be announced on 22 October in Johannesburg, South Africa. This award, initiated by the African Leadership Academy (ALA) in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation, recognises [...]
©- - 16 september 2019 - 20:25:00 - thread Social (966 words)


Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire (PANA)   -   The 14th Pan-African Conference on Technologies Applied to Learning, Training and Skills Development, eLearning Africa, will be held here from 23-25 October, a communiqué issued and reaching PANA here said. The 2019 edition, which is on the theme "The Keys to the Future: Learning Capacity and [...]
©- - 09 september 2019 - 21:21:26 - thread Social (220 words)


New York, US (PANA) - A new global standard aimed at lifting hundreds of millions of workers out of the informal economy and into regularized employment was adopted on Friday in a move the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) described as "historic". PANA in New York reports that the new standard [...]
©- - 12 june 2015 - 22:06:14 - thread Social (375 words)


New York, US (PANA) - The global tourism sector employs more people than automotive manufacturing, mining and financial services combined globally, according to a new research by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). "The Benchmarking Report 2015" issued by London-based WTTC on Thursday in New York, compared tourism to eight [...]
©- - 04 june 2015 - 19:17:58 - thread Social (404 words)


New York, US (PANA) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned of widespread insecurity in the global employment market, saying some 75% of all workers are employed on temporary or short-term contracts in informal jobs often without any contract, under own-account arrangements or in unpaid family jobs. The ILO flagship [...]
©- - 19 may 2015 - 08:13:56 - thread Social (441 words)


New York, US (PANA) - As the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSCO) ended its 3-day segment on boosting integration of the three pillars of sustainable development, its Vice-President, Mr. Vladimir Drobnjak, has said he will work with the lnternational Labour Organisation (ILO) on ways to provide employment and decent [...]
©- - 02 april 2015 - 07:57:10 - thread Social (477 words)


New York, US (PANA) - The Vice-President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Mr. Vladimir Drobnjak on Monday stressed the importance for UN member states to create employment opportunities and decent work for all in order to achieve poverty eradication and sustainable development, and to fulfil the objectives [...]
©- - 30 march 2015 - 21:10:25 - thread Social (629 words)


Cotonou, Benin(PANA) - Benin's National Employment Agency (NEA) is planning to recruit some 2,800 trainees to teach in nursery and primary schools and work in central public administration, PANA learned from official sources Sunday in Cotonou. The planned recruitment is within the framework of the implementation of the new [...]
©- - 20 july 2014 - 14:58:46 - thread Social (101 words)


New York, US (PANA) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday urged governments to invest more in youth employment initiatives and promote decent work for all. A UN statement said that Ban made the call at the UN International Labour Organisation (ILO) headquarters in Geneva during a working visit. It quoted him [...]
©- - 18 june 2014 - 18:37:10 - thread Social (463 words)


New York, US (PANA) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said that accelerating industrialization in Africa requires a focus on job creation and entrepreneurship, stressing that these are key aspects that will fully capture the potential of Africa’s dynamic work force and boosting inclusive sustainable development on the continent. "Africa’s [...]
©- - 20 november 2013 - 16:14:49 - thread Social (454 words)


New York, US (PANA) - UN member states on Wednesday kicked off a three-day meeting in New York, US, aimed at finding ways to improve the living standards and employment for the more than one billion people worldwide living with disabilities. According to the UN, about 80 per cent of people [...]
©- - 17 july 2013 - 18:30:36 - thread Social (657 words)


Bamako, Mali (PANA) - The government of Mali is to recruit more than 1,000 public service agents through direct competitive exams as from 17 September, a statement from the Malian Labour and Public Service ministry announced on Thursday. The vacancies to be filled were determined by the National Centre for Public [...]
©- - 11 august 2011 - 21:39:52 - thread Social (138 words)