Publications

July 2017

  1. Taqeem - Evidence to improve youth and women's employment in the Middle East and North Africa

    17 July 2017

    TAQEEM (meaning “evaluation” in Arabic) is a technical support programme of the International Labour Organization and IFAD whose aim is to increase effectiveness of youth and women employment interventions in the Middle East and North Africa.

  2. Career Information Sheets in the food sector in Egypt

    02 July 2017

    The Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) Project developed "Career Information Sheets” for selected occupations in the food sector in Egypt to advise technical and vocational education and training (TVET) students and other jobseekers on the demanded skills for these occupations.

  3. Promote effective Labour Migration Governance in Ethiopia

    01 July 2017

    ILO CO-Addis Ababa made a significant contribution in making Labour Migration visible on the national agenda. The ILO has been supporting the GoE to develop appropriate legal and institutional frameworks for better migration governance, protect of migrant workers and promote fair recruitment and decent employment conditions.

  4. How to Design, Plan, Implement and Evaluate an Employment Fair

    01 July 2017

    Manual for Public Employment Service Offices and local career guidance taskforces in Egypt. The main objective of this manual is to provide Egyptian Public Employment Service (PES) offices and other local actors with a tool that will strengthen its capacity to organize employment fairs as part of their services.

June 2017

  1. Jobs and livelihoods for a peaceful and resilient Burundi

    30 June 2017

    This think Piece is authored by Jürgen Schwettmann, ILO Consultant with guidance and commentary by Mary Kawar, ILO Director for Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. It provides a brief history of Burundi, the economy, the multidimensional fragility and employment and livelihoods.

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. Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    08 May 2017

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.

  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. A National Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in Egypt

    20 April 2017

  3. 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.

  4. 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.