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Time to overhaul outdated tax laws

18 Sep 2017
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The New Dawn Liberia

18 Sep 2017
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Press Releases

Women set to lose out most from automation of jobs, with poorest bearing the brunt

20 Sep 2017
The Institute of Development Studies is calling on world leaders to urgently address how decent work for all – an agreed UN Global Goal – will be achieved by 2030, amid the threat that digital technologies will cause mass future job losses around the world.

BRICS Summit a turning point for China’s influence on global development

31 Aug 2017
Leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa convene for the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China on 3 – 5 September. Under the summit theme of ‘BRICS: Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future’, international development and economic growth will be high on the agenda.

International Summit Holds Talks on the Future of Work, as Technology Threatens to Make Jobs Obsolete

13 Mar 2017
The summit led by IDS will call on businesses and governments globally to urgently look at new ways to create and sustain decent jobs for all.