June 2017

  1. National Policy on Disability – Easy Read version

    06 June 2017

    This Easy Read translation has been developed with the intention of making the content of the National Policy on Disability easy to understand for anyone. Easy Read documents are often used to make information more accessible and easy to understand to people with learning disabilities, but this version has been produced for the public at large and is meant for anyone who wants to familiarize with the topic in a more reader friendly and simple way in English. The translation has been undertaken in the framework of the UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Zambia as a measure to increase awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities and as an example of providing information in an accessible format.

May 2017

  1. The role of investment incentives for structural transformation: A comparative analysis of investment incentives legislation in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia

    18 May 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 211

  2. Pro-employment budgeting in the United Republic of Tanzania: A country study

    17 May 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 213

  3. Improved Labour Migration Governance to Protect Migrant Workers and Combat Irregular Migration in Ethiopia

    15 May 2017

    The project aims at supporting the efforts of the Government and Civil Societies to address and reduce irregular migration by improving labour migration governance and making regular labour migration more accessible and desirable to potential migrants in Ethiopia.

  4. A framework for Action

    12 May 2017

  5. Decent Work Country Programme for Sudan: 2017 - 2020

    11 May 2017

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Sudan, addresses the priorities of the tripartite stakeholders, the Government and the Workers and Employers organizations for the period 2017-2020.

  6. Nigeria country profile on occupational safety and health - 2016

    04 May 2017

    An effective inventory of tools and resources available for implementing and managing Occupational Safety and Health in Nigeria.

  7. The Ethiopian Overseas Employment Proclamation No. 923/2016: A comprehensive analysis

    01 May 2017

April 2017

  1. Zambia’s Employment Outlook: Diversification, Formalization and Education

    26 April 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 212

  2. Disability in the Workplace: Company Practices from Egypt.

    15 April 2017

    This publication features thirteen examples of good practices from companies in Egypt that are hiring persons with disabilities. These examples show the significant contribution corporate Egypt is making to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in work and society more broadly.

  3. Brief: The ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

    03 April 2017

    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). 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.

March 2017

  1. Scoping Study for a Renewable Energy Skills Development PPDP Facility in Somalia

    16 March 2017

    This Scoping Study for a Renewable Energy Skills Development Public Private Development Partnership (PPDP) Facility seeks to understand how a PPDP training initiative can successfully bridge the renewable energy skills gap in the Somali power sector while ensuring a sustainable impact on the local population.

  2. ILO Cairo Results’ Report

    14 March 2017

    Decent Work in Egypt 2016 Results

  3. Realising Income Security in Old Age – The Feasibility of a Universal Old Age Pension in Malawi

    13 March 2017

    Universal social pensions, which provide a basic pension to older people regardless of income or assets, are an increasingly popular approach in Sub-Saharan Africa to ensure a live in dignity and well-being for the elderly. This brief summarizes findings of a study by the Malawi Network of Older Persons’ Organization (MANEPO), HelpAge International, and the Government of Malawi, which finds that a universal social pension is both needed and feasible in Malawi.

February 2017

  1. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) - the Malawi oilseeds and horticulture sectors

    28 February 2017

    This report presents the findings of analytical research undertaken in Malawi by applying the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology to two sectors of the Malawian economy, namely oilseeds and horticulture.

  2. Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on her visit to Zambia

    22 February 2017

    Report by Catalina Davandas Aguilar following her visit to Zambia. In her statement she says: "There are good opportunities and great potential for Zambia to become a disability champion in the African region. Zambia must build on the momentum created by the adoption of the Persons with Disabilities Act, the National Policy on Disability and the National Implementation Plan on Disability and make greater efforts towards their implementation. The implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as the seventh National Development Plan, constitute great opportunities to foster development that is inclusive of persons with disabilities. The Special Rapporteur looks forward to a continued dialogue and collaboration with the Government of Zambia and other actors on the implementation of her recommendations."

  3. Algeria-ILO Cooperation: Factsheet

    16 February 2017

    Algeria supports the ILO’s mandate both through contributions to the ILO’s core budget and to development cooperation programmes and projects. Algeria has always been very committed to social change, the promotion of decent work and the positive impact they both have in alleviating people’s labour conditions, and has thus been increasing its level of engagement and cooperation with the ILO in the recent years.

January 2017

  1. A Tracer Study of Technical Vocational Education and Training Institute Graduates in Khartoum State

    01 January 2017

    The objective of this tracer study is to track the effectiveness of the Khartoum State technical vocational education and training (TVET) institutes in equipping Sudanese graduates with the necessary skills to successfully gain employment. To do so, the study traced the whereabouts of graduates from three different types of TVET institutes in Khartoum State and assessed how successful they have been able to integrate into the labour market after completing their learning programmes.

December 2016

  1. Review of the Malawi National Social Protection Programme (MNSSP)

    01 December 2016

    In 2016, ILO supported the Government of Malawi in the review of the Malawi National Social Protection Programme (MNSSP), during which stakeholders engaged in discussions on the performance of MNSSP programmes and the MNSSP system, and reflected on strategic issues, such as institutional coordination and linkages to agricultural interventions and the humanitarian response. This brief outlines key system and programme level observations and recommendations for the successor programme.

  2. Making decent work a reality in Tanzania

    01 December 2016

    – Provides some examples of the what, where, when and how to make Decent Work a reality in Tanzania. Everyone has a role to play. Among the key roles is often that of creating jobs, big and small, few as well as many. The book showcases what the ILO has been able to achieve in the last five years of country programming (2011–2016). Presents in small and big ideas, broad and narrow focus, also scalable and one-off initiatives for inspiration of others.