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Sustaining Spring in Egypt

Sabina Dewan announces the first annual meeting in Cairo of the global “Just Jobs Network,” which will explore ways to generate stable, equal, and sustainable growth through good jobs in Egypt and the Arab world.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Scandinavia’s Intriguing Welcome Mat

Åsmund Arup Seip of the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research in Norway examines the balance struck in Northern Europe integrating foreign, European, and domestic workers.

Byby Åsmund Arup Seip | Friday, April 29, 2011

What Are Just Jobs?

play_alt icon Video Sabina Dewan explains why it's important to have just jobs worldwide.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Thursday, March 31, 2011

Using Trade to Create Good Jobs at Home and Abroad

CAP hosts U.S.T.R. Ambassador Ron Kirk for a discussion on how trade policy can generate opportunities for workers around the globe.

By | Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Just Jobs to Prevent a Region of Bouazizis

Many young workers in the Middle East lack opportunities for good, well-paying jobs and must rely on informal jobs to make ends meet, writes Laura Mitchell.

Byby Laura Mitchell | Monday, March 7, 2011

Just Jobs Depend on a Strong Labor Movement

Liv Torres discusses the challenges international labor is up against as it strives to create better working conditions worldwide.

Byby Liv Torres | Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Is Job Creation in Haiti an Obstacle to Reconstruction?

Current job-creation efforts in Haiti after the earthquake are halting the reconstruction process and need to be re-examined, write Henriette Lunde and Amsale Temesgen.

Byby Henriette Lunde and Amsale Temesgen | Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Guiding Principles for Just Jobs

Ben Moxham from the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom applauds the U.N. effort to hold businesses accountable worldwide for their labor practices, but suggests further steps.

Byby Ben Moxham | Friday, February 18, 2011

Bringing Coherence to the Promotion of Just Jobs

book_alt2 icon Report Developed and developing countries alike must get behind an agenda that focuses on the creation of “just jobs” for the global economy.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Social Protection Is a Necessity, Not a Privilege

book_alt2 icon Report The Great Recession highlights deficiencies in social protection systems that should be in place to promote broad-based economic growth.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Beyond Moral Justification

book_alt2 icon Report Isha Vij and Sabina Dewan examine the importance of delivering just jobs to women.

Byby Isha Vij and Sabina Dewan | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

It’s the Jobs, Stupid!

Job creation is the common goal that G-20 countries should be banding together to work on, writes Sabina Dewan.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Friday, November 19, 2010

A Win-Win: The President’s Case for Global Economic Development and Why It’s Good for Us

Sabina Dewan underscores why the president’s speech before the United Nations and his new U.S. Global Development Policy will make America more secure and our economy more competitive.

Byby Sabina Dewan | Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Planning Beyond 2015

Renewing momentum toward the Millennium Development Goals will require the UN to recast priorities, write Isha Vij and Sabina Dewan.

Byby Isha Vij and Sabina Dewan | Monday, September 20, 2010

Export Strengths Underlie Lagging Economy

Sabina Dewan and Christian E. Weller examine the key export factors that can lead our economy on a sustained, broad-based recovery.

Byby Sabina Dewan and Christian E. Weller | Monday, August 30, 2010