Tunis Tunisia (PANA) - Several unemployed Tunisians, particularly graduates from higher institutions, Friday continued their sit-in at the seat of government here for the tenth consecutive day, PANA reported. The protesters reaffirmed their decision to hold a big demonstration for next Monday with a large crowd of unemployed to express their [...]
©- - 19 september 2020 - 00:06:52 - thread Social (247 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The number of unemployed people in Tunisia increased by 45 per cent between 2007 and 2019, experts said at a think-tank workshop held on Friday in Tunis. It was organised by the Tunisian Coalition for Economic Growth and Employment, in collaboration with the Agency For International Cooperation [...]
©- - 22 february 2020 - 10:21:27 - thread Social (195 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Several higher education graduates in Mahdia province in southern Tunisia threaten to commit suicide if their job applications continue to be ignored by the authorities. These graduates, whose number has not been specified, have held a sit-in since February at the headquarters of Melloulèche municipality. Simulating the act [...]
©- - 05 april 2019 - 10:19:39 - thread Social (281 words)


Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - The unemployment rate in Tunisia was estimated at 15.5 percent during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2018, showing stability, compared with the third quarter of the same year, survey results by the Tunisian National Institute of Statistics said here Friday. The survey on “population [...]
©- - 15 february 2019 - 22:18:46 - thread Social (184 words)


LNew York, US (PANA) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its 2017 World Employment and Social Outlook report on Thursday, warning on rising unemployment and worsening social inequality in 2017. "We are facing the twin challenge of repairing the damage caused by the global economic and social crisis and creating [...]
©- - 13 january 2017 - 07:01:46 - thread Social (681 words)


New York, US (PANA) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) says workers with post-secondary education are more likely to be unemployed in lower-income countries, reflecting a "mismatch" between skilled persons and the number of available jobs matching their competencies and expectations. PANA in New York reports that the 9th edition of [...]
©- - 17 november 2015 - 20:46:27 - thread Social (565 words)


New York, US (PANA) - Global youth unemployment rates have stabilized somewhat but remain well above pre-financial crisis levels, according to a new report released by the International Labour Organization (ILO). A UN statement on the report issued in New York on Friday said the rate had stabilized at 13 per [...]
©- - 09 october 2015 - 12:55:35 - thread Social (341 words)


New York, US (PANA) - A new report by the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) has said an extra 10 million people worldwide are likely to be unemployed by 2019, pointing to slower growth, widening inequalities and economic turbulence as reasons behind the trend. According to the World Employment and Social [...]
©- - 20 january 2015 - 17:40:30 - thread Social (497 words)


New York, US (PANA) - UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, says although there has been great social and economic progress across Africa, its economies have not kept pace with legitimate demands, including providing jobs to young people. Speaking at a high-level meeting of African Regional Economic Communities (RECs) with the UN [...]
©- - 01 october 2014 - 22:16:07 - thread Social (583 words)


Lomé, Togo ( PANA) - Togo has set itself the goal of reducing by at least 8% the combined rate of unemployment and underemployment over five years. This follows the adoption by the Council of Ministers of a draft decree on the approval of the National Employment Policy as well as [...]
©- - 26 march 2014 - 16:23:49 - thread Social (164 words)


New York, US (PANA) - The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has said young people in Guinea will receive skills training that will help them find jobs, under a new project set up by the organization and funded by the Government of Japan. In a statement made available to PANA in [...]
©- - 08 march 2012 - 10:29:13 - thread Social (233 words)