Postition Paper, Model Un, Ecosoc from the View of Turkey

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The Economic and Social committee from the view of the Republic of Turkey. This committee has been given two topics to discuss in this session. These would be Recovering from the World Financial and Economic Crisis: a Global Jobs Pact as well as Mainstreaming a Gender Perspective into all Policies and Programmes in the United Nations System.With the issues we are faced with in this committee session, we feel that the topic on the Global Jobs Pact should take precedence over mainstreaming gender perspectives. After the worldwide recession that started in 2007, there were many impacts that hit us more so than gender perspectives. For this reason, we feel that the issue of the Global Jobs Pact and Economic Crisis should be what is most talked about in this committee session.

Topic 1: Recovering from the World Financial and Economic Crisis: a Global Jobs Pact

After the World Economics Crisis in 2007, many countries were sent into a spiral of rising unemployment rates, poverty rates and mass inflation. To quote are Report by Commission of Experts of the President of the United Nations General Assembly on Reforms of the International Monetary and Financial System, “A global issue needs to be me by a global response.” With connections such as the United Nations, anything that happens in one member state is not independent of another. Thus, the Republic of Turkey stands in favor of the Global Jobs Pact. During the Global Jobs Crisis, there was an estimated loss of more than 37 percent of jobs in our country. As of 2008, it is estimated that in our country, another million jobs at risk. With issues of inflation and lowering GDP, our country’s low employment is one of the most pressing problems that we face. Prior to the Global Jobs Crisis, corporate profits only accounted for about a quarter of our wealth. When the crisis hit, that number jumped to about forty-two percent. We approach the issue by agreeing with the Global Jobs Pact.

GDP is also an issue...
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