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SUNS # 8848 Monday 18 February 2019
 
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Labour : Poor quality employment a major challenge, says ILO (PRIV)
(Kanaga Raja, Geneva)
A majority of the 3.3 billion people employ ed globally in 2018 experienced a lack of material well-being, economic securi ty, equal opportunities or scope for human development, the International Labou r Organisation (ILO) has found.

Q&A : What of the carbon neutral countries? (PRIV)
(IPS, Paramaribo)
As High Forest Cover and Low Deforestation (HFLD) nations meet in Suriname at a major conference, it is obvious that the decision made by these countries to preserve their forests has been a difficult but good one.

Q&A : We are helping world mitigate climate change, now it's time to help us (PRIV)
(IPS, Paramaribo)
The Caribbean nation of Suriname may be one of the most forested countries in the world, with some 93 percen t of the country's surface area being covered in forests, but it is also the mos t threatened as it struggles with the impacts of climate change.

Environment : The role technology can play in fighting climate change (PRIV)
(IPS, Paramaribo)
At 51, Roberto Wong Loi Sing has spent nearly half of his life working in the field of engineering.


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