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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth


Unemployment or joblessness is a situation in which able-bodied people who are looking for a job cannot find a job.

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Organizations relating to Unemployment

World Employment Programme / Est. 1969
European Network of the Unemployed / Est. 1990
Agreement Regarding Rules for Recognition of Contribution Periods and Periods of Employment in the Case of Persons Covered by Unemployment Insurance Who Remove from One Country to Another / Est. 1959
European Marches Against Unemployment, Job Insecurity and Social Exclusions / Est. 1997
Integration, Endogenous Development and Employment
Convention Ensuring Benefit or Allowances to the Involuntarily Unemployed / Est. 1934
Regional Rural Women Industrial Training Centre
Jobs and Skills Programme for Africa / Est. 1974
Convention Concerning Unemployment / Est. 1919
Convention Concerning Unemployment Indemnity in Case of Loss or Foundering of the Ship / Est. 1920
International Association Against Unemployment
European Centre for Transition to an Active Life / Est. 1986
International Association for the Prevention of Unemployment / Est. 1909
World Youth Bank Network / Est. 2002
Association des femmes et des jeunes de la diaspora africaine pour le développement socio-éducatif et agricole de l'afrique / Est. 2000
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers / Est. 1888
Etudes et chantiers / Est. 1962
International Resources for Fairer Trade, India / Est. 1995
European Centre for Work and Society / Est. 1979
Convention Concerning Employment Promotion and Protection Against Unemployment / Est. 1988
Trade Union Regional Network / Est. 1990
European Alliance on Skills for Employability
European Claimants Association
New Opportunities for Women

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World Problems relating to Unemployment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Seasonal unemployment
Long-term unemployed
Redundancy of workers
Structural unemployment
Graduate and post-graduate unemployment
Underuse of high productivity methods of agricultural management
Disparities in unemployment within countries
Redundancy trauma
Unemployment caused by environmental conservation
Unemployment as a perpetuator of failure
Unchecked poverty cycle
Crimes committed during high unemployment
Inappropriate employment incentives
Unemployment of educated older people
Educated unemployed
Unemployment in the wood industry
Sensed futility of job-hunting
Unemployed trained technicians
Denial of right to economic security during periods of unemployment
Excess military capacity
Urban unemployment
Suppression of information concerning social problems
Elimination of jobs by automation

Action Strategies relating to Unemployment

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Monitoring employment
Creating unemployment models
Providing unemployment benefit
Creating youth employment
Reducing number of educated unemployed
Minimizing social welfare benefits fraud
Favouring disparities in unemployment within countries
Reducing disguised unemployment
Reducing disparities in unemployment within countries
Studying crimes committed during high unemployment
Reducing military capability
Reducing rural unemployment
Reducing exploitation of the unemployed
Reducing crimes committed during high unemployment
Concealing information on the extent of unemployment
Networking unemployed
Providing local structures for the unemployed
Supporting unemployed workers
Protecting workers in redundancy situations
Mitigating social consequences of structural adjustment programmes
Converting outmoded public buildings
Reducing urban unemployment

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