To what extent do young people aspire to life-long industrial jobs, independent of pay or working conditions? And what work do they do once they’ve left the factory?
While South Asia’s large and rapidly growing youth population offers the promise of a more productive economy, concerns about the ability of education and skills training to adequately prepare youth for the job market are dampening the optimism.
A high-level seminar on the Global Deal and Trade: Making Globalization work for everyone was organized in Geneva. Sabina Dewan, President and Executive Director of JustJobs Network addressed participants including Stefan Löfven, Sweden’s Prime Minister; Roberto Azevêdo, Director-General of the World Trade Organization; Børge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum and Guy Ryder, Director-General […]
Sabina Dewan, President and Executive Director of JustJobs Network was quoted in an article on The Times of India by Sujit John and Shilpa Phadnis.
February 22, 2017
The JustJobs Network and the Global Works Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, will host thought leaders from business, labor, government, academia, and non-governmental and international organizations for a roundtable conversation on transformations in global value chains and the new challenges that accompany them. To be held on February 22 in Washington D.C., the event will focus on themes of inclusive industrialisation and co-governance in the context of global value chains.