Decent Rural Employment

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15th United Nations International Day of Cooperatives: ''Driving global recovery through cooperative enterprise''

2009
The United Nations International Day of Cooperatives, declared by the United Nations in 1995, is celebrated annually on the first Saturday of July. It underscores the contribution of the cooperative movement to resolving global issues addressed jointly by the cooperative movement and the United Nations. The aim of the International Day...
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World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL). FAO-ILO joint event: “End Child Labour”, 12 June 2009

2009
218 million children under 18 years of age are involved in child labour. 70% of them -more than 150 million - are working in agriculture, where children comprise a third of the workforce. On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2009, a joint event was organized by...
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Elements of an FAO Rural Employment Strategy - Productive, Fair and Just Employment for Rural Development and Food Security

2009
Rural employment was presented as an information document at the 21st session of the Committee on Agriculture 2009 (COAG), held at FAO’s headquarters in Rome from the 22nd to the 25th of April. The document, titled “Elements of an FAO Rural Employment Strategy - Productive, Fair and Just Employment for Rural Development...
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