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Statement by Ms Leila Kurki, President of the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship, on the occasion of International Women's Day


Dear friends and colleagues,

Increasing female employment rates and retaining older workers in their jobs are two of the key targets of the European Employment Strategy aimed at maintaining the competitiveness and productivity growth of Europe and combating the effect of an ageing population. In many EU countries women are still a long way away from the 60 percent employment target set for 2010 by the Lisbon Strategy.

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It was a dismal year for house prices, according to publicly-available house-price time-series for the year 2008. Most worrying is that the downturn is still accelerating.
The collapse of the world’s housing markets in 2008 can be seen from three points of view, and unfortunately, all of them reinforce the bad news.



Posted by English Editor, on Monday, March 2nd 2009 at 13:45 Monday, March 2nd 2009 - 13:45 | Comments (0) Facebook Google + Twitter LinkedIn Del.icio.us Digg Google Tape-moi Blinklist Furl Reddit Newsvine Y! Blogmarks Technorati Meneame Viadeo Pinterest Tags : crises finances house pricing | Permalinks









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