Trine Jørgensen This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), the world’s biggest government employment program, which guarantees 100 days of employment per household in rural India. Rising discontent in rural India and severe droughts affecting several states have recently brought the program back into the national […]
Amanbir Singh The pay gap between men and women has been a regularly discussed issue for a number of years, including in the current U.S. presidential election. While in most countries the gap has been narrowing over the time, recent research shows that as a greater number of women enter a profession, the prestige and […]
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. The JustJobs Network (JJN) and UNICEF will examine the relationship between secondary education systems and labor market […]
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.
October 18, 2016
Transformations Campaign Detailed agenda The JustJobs Network’s 2016 annual summit, “Transformations in Work: Creating Job-Rich Economies in the 21st Century” took place on October 18-19 in Berlin, Germany. Co-hosted by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, the summit brought together global leaders to address the impact of several profound ‘megatrends’ on the nature of employment. From technology and global […]