“The Future of Work in Africa: The Roles of Skills, Informality, and Social Protection in Unleashing the Promise of Digital Technologies for All”
“The Future of Work in Africa: The Roles of Skills, Informality, and Social Protection in Unleashing the Promise of Digital Technologies for All”

“STORY HIGHLIGHTS • A new World Bank report says Sub-Saharan African countries could benefit from well-harnessed technological adoption • Supportive policies and investments are needed to put lower-skilled and lower-educated workers in a position to benefit from digital technology adoption • The report, an in-depth regional perspective, complements the World Bank’s World Development Report 2019: […]

“How Latin America can be ready for the jobs of tomorrow”
“How Latin America can be ready for the jobs of tomorrow”

  “Technological innovation and automation are accelerating at a blistering pace. So much so that fears of a dystopian future in which machines and artificial intelligence displace human workers are becoming commonplace. But robots and automation are only part of the story. New technology can be a pathway to a better tomorrow across Latin America […]

“The Freelance Revolution Comes To Japan”
“The Freelance Revolution Comes To Japan”

“Japan was the country of lifetime employment, scrupulous employee loyalty and conformity, and relatively closed borders for non-Japanese professionals, right? Well, times are changing. Not fast, but certainly evolving. Japan is opening up to the potential of the freelance revolution. In fact, just a few months ago, the Japanese government agreed on a set of new […]

“How Germany is tackling the future of work”
“How Germany is tackling the future of work”

“The impact of technology on jobs requires new ways to support workers effectively Digital technologies could have a disruptive effect on future jobs, as well as on the tasks performed by workers and the skills required of them. There may be an even stronger demand for highly skilled workers, but the outlook for those in […]

“Sustainability”
“Sustainability”

“The Olympic and Paralympic Movement and Sustainability The Olympic and Paralympic Games are among the world’s largest sporting events. This impact is not limited to sport, but also on society, the economy and the environment. We aim to ensure that the positive impacts of the Tokyo 2020 Games will extend far beyond the parameters of Tokyo, […]

“Tapping Creativity And Culture To Address Sustainability Challenges”
“Tapping Creativity And Culture To Address Sustainability Challenges”

“As we are reminded by this week’s alarming United Nations report on biodiversity loss, sustainability challenges pose an increasingly urgent threat. But we are also reminded through careful research and skillful youth activism that awareness of problems like climate change and species extinction does not often translate to response. A deeper cultural ethos needs to change if we are to mainstream sustainability into […]

“21 Sustainability Innovations and Initiatives That Might Just Change the World”
“21 Sustainability Innovations and Initiatives That Might Just Change the World”

“The world has to change if it’s to survive. Here are some of the most interesting sustainable innovations and initiatives that could save the planet. There’s never been a greater push for sustainable products and technologies than there is today. We’ve reached a critical point with regards to climate change, and many innovators and businesses […]

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