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Lower mortality in week 23 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). From mid-September (week 39) up to and including mid-February (week 6), weekly mortality was higher than expected. There was excess mortality...

Unemployment further down | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). In March, 4.1 million people aged 15 to 74 years did not have paid work for a variety of reasons. In...

Higher mortality in week 48 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). As of week 39, weekly mortality has been higher than expected. In the first ten weeks of the second...

Household consumption radar | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

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CPJ to brief media on press freedom in Belarus

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). New York, June 7, 2021–The crackdown on press freedom in Belarus has dominated headlines in recent weeks following the shocking detention...

Serbian reporter Ana Lalić on her arrest and detention over COVID-19 report

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COVID-19 and the World of Work: Implications for people with disabilities

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Persons with disabilities are among the hardest hit by the ongoing economic crisis and are more likely to lose...

Household consumption over 9 percent up in April | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Consumption figures have been adjusted for price changes and differences in the shopping-day pattern. Download CSVShow datatableDomestic household consumption (volume, adjusted...

CBS investigates imports of digital services | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). CBS investigates imports of digital services ...

French journalist Sylvain Mercadier barred from entering Turkey, deported

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). On March 19, 2021, police in Turkey’s Istanbul Airport barred French freelance journalist Sylvain Mercadier from entering the country, detained him...

Consumer confidence virtually unchanged in March | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). At -18, the consumer confidence indicator in March stands far below its long-term average over the past two decades (-7). The...

For Turkish journalists, fear of contracting COVID-19 competes with fear of arrest

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Producer confidence continues to rise in August | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

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Unemployment further down in November | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). From September to November, the size of the Dutch labour force (the active and unemployed labour force combined) increased...

Is China’s ‘House of Cards’ in the Czech Republic beginning to wobble? · Global...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Source of original article: Filip Noubel / Global Voices (globalvoices.org). Back in 2015, when Czech President Miloš Zeman was the...

Slow COVID-19 labour market recovery expected in Latin America and the Caribbean

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). LIMA (ILO News) ‒ The post-COVID-19 labour market recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean will be slow, according...

Russian journalists attacked, harassed while covering vote for Putin to remain in power

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Vilnius, Lithuania, July 1, 2020 – Russian authorities should ensure that journalists are able to cover the country’s ongoing...

Time to deliver: Decent work in digital labour platforms

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). It was mid-2018 and I needed a job. For five years in a row, I waited tables and worked...

Number of homicides halved over two decades | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Download CSVShow datatableMurder and manslaughter victims Murder and manslaughter victims 2000 153 70 2001 178 86 2002 159 65 2003 159 88 2004 164 59 2005 130 67 2006 103 56 2007 113 51 2008 126 50 2009 126 49 2010 101 57 2011 111 54 2012 104 53 2013 89 58 2014 113 31 2015 77 43 2016 74 34 2017 112 46 2018 76 43 2019* 81 44 Nearly half as many victims since the turn of the century In...

COVID-19 and advocates

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Mustafa Santiago Ali, an activist for environmental justice, talks about the need for a green recovery to the COVID-19...

Economic contraction of 8.5 percent in Q2 2020 | Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). The growth rate is the same as in the first estimate, which was published on 14 August. The overall...

Who’s Afraid of ‘Socialism’? – FPIF

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For decades, Republicans have painted anyone left of Barry Goldwater as a “socialist.” Why? Because for a generation raised...

CPJ joins calls for accountability, ending of crackdown in Belarus

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). New York, December 10, 2020 – Today, on International Human Rights Day, the Committee to Protect Journalists and eight...

COVID-19 and the World of Work

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). From the 1st to the 9th of July, the ILO hosted...