Toronto's upcoming 2023 by-election for mayor creates thousands of jobs
Toronto/IBNS: Upcoming Toronto’s 2023 by-election for mayor has created the availability of thousands of jobs including ballot officers, tabulator officers, customer service officers and standby officers, a news release has said.
Lack of jobs, the main driver of violent extremism in sub-Saharan Africa: UNDP
New York: A lack of job opportunities is the leading factor driving people to join fast-growing violent extremist groups in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new report released by the UN Development Programme on Tuesday.
Post-pandemic â€˜green shiftâ€™ in transport could create up to 15 million jobs
New York/IBNS: Transforming the transport sector to be more environmentally-friendly in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, could create up to 15 million new jobs worldwide and help countries move to greener, healthier economies, according to a UN-backed report published on Tuesday.
â€˜Hugeâ€™ stakes, â€˜dauntingâ€™ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference
New York, May 25 (IBNS): One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegates attending the first-ever “Ending Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Humanitarian Crises Conference” on Friday, in the Norwegian capital, Oslo.
Jobs in the green economy will â€˜more than offsetâ€™ losses in traditional industry by 2030 â€“ UN labour agency
New York, May 15 (IBNS): Action to combat climate change could create millions of new job opportunities and “more than” offset losses in traditional industries, the UN labour agency said on Monday.