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05/08/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/08/2018 04:50

ILO to launch WESO 2018 report looking at job creation in the green economy

GENEVA (ILO News) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its flagship report, World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO): Greening with Jobs, on Monday, 14 May at 20:00 GMT.

It estimates how many jobs will be created globally, regionally and by sector, if sustainable policies are adopted. The report also covers job losses and includes policy recommendations aimed at further boosting job creation.

Embargoed electronic copies of the report and associated media material will be made available to journalists upon request, starting on the morning of Monday, 14 May in the morning, by contacting [email protected] .

For UNOG accredited correspondents: A press briefing by Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy will be held, under embargo, on Monday, 14 May at 10:30 a.m. in press room 3 at the Palais des Nations. Embargoed documents will be sent to them automatically as soon as they become available.

The report and all associated material and information are under strict embargo until 20.00 GMT (22:00 Geneva time) on Monday, 14 May.

Interviews by print, web or broadcast media can be scheduled via the ILO Department of Communication: [email protected] , +4122/799-7912.

Video coverage of the press conference is available, upon request immediately following the event. The ILO TV studio and ISDN line can be booked for broadcasters wishing to interview the authors by contacting the Department of Communication/Radio and TV Unit on +4122/799-7935 or [email protected] .