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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Organizations relating to Human Resources

ARTDO International / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1974
ARTDO Asia-Pacific Human Resources Development Centre / Manila, Philippines
UNESCO Fellowships Programme / Paris, France / Est. 1946
European Human Resource Forum / Langford, UK / Est. 1992
Asian and Pacific Development Centre / Aurora CO, USA / Est. 1980
Convention Concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1975
International Association for Human Resource Information Management / Chevy Chase MD, USA
International Public Management Association for Human Resources / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 1973
European Club for Human Resources / Brussels, Belgium
Asian Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Asia / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1994
European Confederation of Search and Selection Associations / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2004
Science and Technology Policy Asian Network / Est. 1988
International Cooperative Fisheries Organization / Seoul, Korea Rep / Est. 1966
Arabian Society for Human Resource Management / Dubai, United Arab Emirates / Est. 1991
Association francophone de gestion des ressources humaines / Cergy-Pontoise, France / Est. 1989
Agreement Concerning a Common Scandinavian Labour Market for Physicians / Est. 1965
Association for Human Resources Management in International Organizations / Versoix, Switzerland / Est. 2000
Agreement Concerning a Common Scandinavian Labour Market for Dentists / Est. 1966
Caribbean Council of Higher Education in Agriculture / St Augustine, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1997
WorldSkills International / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1950
Agreement Concerning a Common Scandinavian Labour Market for Pharmacists / Est. 1969
European Institute for Development of Human Resources, Willemstad / Willemstad, Netherlands / Est. 1994
Convention Concerning the Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1996
Agreement Concerning a Common Nordic Labour Market / Est. 1982
Oceania Olympic Training Centre / Belconnen, Australia / Est. 1990

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World Problems relating to Human Resources

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Urban unemployment
Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Deficient business leadership
Exploitation of child labour
Disruptive migration of trained personnel
Disruptive migration of rural population to cities
Social hardships of economic reform
Labour displacement
Declining agricultural work
Unemployment of educated older people
Excessive student-teacher ratio
Illiteracy as an obstacle to acquiring skills
Labour hoarding by employers
Underutilization of labour force
Disparity between workers skills and job requirements
Shortage of entrepreneurial ability
Obsolete vocational skills
Segmented labour markets
Ineffective delivery of basic human resource services
Age discrimination in employment
Structural rigidities in labour markets
Redundancy of workers
Elimination of traditional skills
Ignorance of nonverbal communication skills

Action Strategies relating to Human Resources

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing human resources to improve drinking water supply and sanitation
Promoting digital literacy
Recruiting ethnic minorities into police and prison services
Developing practical procedures for dispute management
Providing know-how for international business
Establishing accountability within the workforce
Increasing business management expertise
Enabling competent business management
Including sustainable development information in professional training programmes
Broadening understanding of human development
Providing information on labour availability
Monitoring employment
Increasing international labour mobility
Segmenting labour market
Flooding labour market
Supporting participation of women in work force
Furnishing production forces
Training in water sanitation
Ensuring adequate life education
Building practical skills development
Developing networked documentation services in social sciences
Developing handicap training
Establishing equal opportunity for women in employment
Providing work structure

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