Publications

April 2016

  1. Green Jobs Programme

    27 April 2016

    Annual Impact Report 2015

  2. Best practice case studies from South Africa

    26 April 2016

    Private and Public Procurement and the Social Economy Project

  3. Best practice case studies

    26 April 2016

    Private and Public Procurement and the Social Economy Project

  4. Access to finance for Social Entrepreneurs in South Africa

    26 April 2016

    A Case Study

  5. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Malawi - Results of the 2014 school-to-work transition survey

    15 April 2016

    This report presents the highlights of a second round of the School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the National Statistics Office in 2014. Results are compared to those of the first round (2012) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation in Malawi presented in the first survey report. The report also outlines the institutional framework and relevant employment policies in the country.

  6. From Fragility to Resilience through Decent Work in Africa

    13 April 2016

    Key findings and recommendations for a framework strategy for ILO’s engagement in promoting Decent Work in Fragile States in the Africa Region.

  7. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in Egypt The case of the: Food Processing Sector

    12 April 2016

  8. Social Protection and Climate Change

    06 April 2016

    How has the removal of fuel subsidies in Egypt affected its people and the climate? In Egypt, spending on fuel subsidies was a drain on public finances. Reducing the subsidies was proposed to balance the budget and target wasteful consumption. Prices for consumers increased, and government savings financed new protections for the most vulnerable. Meanwhile, a smaller carbon footprint was also expected.

  9. ILO in Liberia

    05 April 2016

    Presentation of ILO's work and achievements in Liberia.

March 2016

  1. The introduction of a minimum wage for domestic workers in South Africa

    31 March 2016

  2. ILO in Nigeria

    21 March 2016

    Presentation of ILO's work and achievements in Nigeria.

  3. The enabling environment for sustainable Enterprises in South Africa - 2016

    15 March 2016

    Comprehensive evaluation of the business environment of South Africa. It provides a full review of the 17 factors identified by the International Labour Conference as the key conditions for an enabling business environment.

February 2016

  1. Inclusive business practices in Africa's extractive industries

    08 February 2016

    The policy note presents key factors contributing to inclusive growth linked to the extractive industries in Africa, reflecting on the distinctive yet complementary roles of governments and multinational enterprises. The document considers the types of economic linkages to local communities and national economies that contribute towards employment, enterprise development, infrastructure, and ultimately to the economic transformation required for sustainable development. The factors are explained with reference to lessons learned from African countries at various stages of development of their mining, oil and gas sectors.

  2. The ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis (Update: February 2016)

    03 February 2016

    As part of the wider UN response to the Syrian refugee crisis, the ILO has adopted a development-focused and employment-driven strategy to support host communities and refugees so as to maintain and reinforce the social and economic stability of the affected neighbouring countries (Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt), with projects of a total value of nearly USD 22 million. This addresses in particular the key strategic direction of the 3RP of investing in livelihoods and employment opportunities to better equip refugees and host community members to provide for themselves and their families.

  3. Guidelines for a just transition towards environmentally sustainable economies and societies for all

    02 February 2016

    The Guidelines are both a policy framework and a practical tool to help countries at all levels of development manage the transition to low-carbon economies and can also help them achieve their INDCs and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The Guidelines are designed to create decent work on a large scale and ensure that social protection exists where needed. They also include mechanisms for social dialogue among governments, workers and employers' organizations throughout policymaking processes at all levels.

January 2016

  1. ILO in Somalia

    25 January 2016

    Presentation of ILO's work and achievements in Somalia.

December 2015

  1. Ringing in a New Era of Development Cooperation

    23 December 2015

    The ILO’s Development Cooperation Strategy for 2015-17 has increased the ILO's focus, re-emphasized our effectiveness, and updated our approaches to capacity development, partnerships and resource mobilization. This brochure describes these innovations.

  2. Employment and new technologies

    18 December 2015

  3. Fragile states in Africa

    18 December 2015

November 2015

  1. Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa

    30 November 2015