Employment and decent work

Employment and decent work

Attracting more European companies to Ethiopia is the objective of the EU-Ethiopia Business Forum 2019, which will take place in Brussels on May 14 and 15.  With the Forum, the European Commission shows its support for the Ethiopian economic reform agenda and its commitment to the Africa-Europe Alliance. Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission and responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, will provide a keynote address to the Forum.
Opening remarks by Deputy Director General Ms Marjeta Jager, Directorate International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) at the workshop: “Working for a healthier future. Promoting sustainable employment in the health sector" 01 April, 2019, from 9:30 to 9:40 a.m. Hotel Bloom, Rue Royale 250, 1210 Brussels
There is a lack of 40 million health workers to serve growing populations worldwide according to the UN High-level Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth (comHEEG). How to turn this challenge into an opportunity for job creation and socio-economic development especially in developing countries?
Strengthening restorative justice
Today, the European Commission’s Director-General for International Cooperation and Development, Stefano Manservisi, announced a €9.5 million budget support payment to H.E., Dr. Lotay Tshering, Prime Minister of Bhutan.  
The 190 km stretch of very poor road between Mocuba and Milange (border with Malawi) seriously hampered trade in the region as well as trading from Malawi to Mocuba and further.
The programme supports the country’s national development framework, which focuses on jobs as a means to create prosperity and opportunity for all, contributing to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Commission Implementing Decision of 30.10.2018 on the Annual Action Programme 2018 for the Pan-African Programme to be financed from the general budget of the European Union.
Rapid digitization of our economies, globally diverging demographic trends, climate change and evolving globalization are having a profound impact on the nature of work worldwide. In particular, the impact of the ongoing digital revolution on labour market outcomes across the globe, requires enhanced attention, coordination and collaboration.

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