Publications

January 2019

  1. TRANSFORM Newsletter Issue No. 1

    01 January 2019

    TRANSFORM is an innovative learning package on the administration of national social protection floors in Africa. It encompasses learning materials and methods for adult learning, to help decision makers and practitioners take ownership in building national social protection systems through continuous learning and reflective practice. To learn more, download the TRANSFORM E-newsletter

December 2018

  1. Budget Brief for Social Action 2018

    13 December 2018

    This report analyses domestic allocations, expenditures and trends for social protection programmes in Mozambique.

  2. ILO alliance with G5 Sahel

    04 December 2018

    With a population of over 300 million and a rising trend of urbanization, the Sahel region offers huge opportunities for its populations. At the same time, however, the region is facing an increase in extremism, terrorism and criminality, fueled by endemic poverty, high income inequality, a high rate of youth unemployment and governance deficiencies.

November 2018

  1. African Development Bank ILO Cooperation: Factsheet

    08 November 2018

    The African Development Bank and ILO: Enhancing cooperation on creating decent jobs for youth, labour migration and mobility and the future of work in Africa to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.

October 2018

  1. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  2. Extending access to social protection _ SADC Brochure

    01 October 2018

  3. Extending access to social protection _ Ecowas Brochure

    01 October 2018

  4. Extending access to social protection _ EAC Brochure

    01 October 2018

September 2018

  1. Brochure _ Project on addressing root causes of migration in Ethiopia

    01 September 2018

July 2018

  1. National Action Plan for Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Egypt (2018 – 2025)

    01 July 2018

    A ministerial decree No. 237 for the year 2014 was issued on the formation of a steering committee including representatives from all concerned ministries, social partners and stakeholders to participate in developing the plan for the elimination of child labour in Egypt. The committee has worked, with the technical assistance provided by ILO experts, on the preparation and development of this plan, which hopefully will achieve the desired outcomes for a better future for children in Egypt.

June 2018

  1. Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work

    28 June 2018

    This report takes a comprehensive look at unpaid and paid care work and its relationship with the changing world of work. A key focus is the persistent gender inequalities in households and the labour market, which are inextricably linked with care work.

  2. Occupational safety and health in public health emergencies: A manual for protecting health workers and responders

    26 June 2018

    This manual provides an overview of the main OSH risks faced by emergency responders during disease outbreaks and other emergencies, such as natural disasters, chemical incidents, radiological emergencies and emergencies involving conflicts.

  3. SCORE Ghana Program: Factsheet

    08 June 2018

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) is an ILO programme that improves productivity and working conditions in SMEs. The fact-sheet presents overview of impact in Ghana.

  4. ILO Malawi Newsletter

    01 June 2018

    First issue: 2018

May 2018

  1. Are remittances good for labor markets in LICs, MICs and Fragile States?

    27 May 2018

    We present cross-country evidence on the impact of remittances on labor market outcomes. Remittances appear to have a strong impact on both labor supply and labor demand in recipient countries.

  2. Institutional Coordination of Social Protection in Malawi: An Analysis of Coordination Structures and Options - Full Report

    15 May 2018

    Despite efforts to create a harmonised and coordinated approach to social protection, challenges remain with regards to the integration of the various social protection programmes, which continue to operate in relative isolation both at the national and district levels. In in the context of the 2016–2017 review of the Malawi National Social Support Programme (MNSSP), this study was commissioned to examine current institutional coordination issues within Malawi’s social protection sector, identify the factors behind the persistent fragmentation of the MNSSP, and to present options for improving institutional coordination and coherence within the MNSSP II, the successor programme to the MNSSP, both at national and at decentralized levels of implementation

  3. Institutional Coordination of Social Protection in Malawi: An Analysis of Coordination Structures and Options - Executive Summary

    15 May 2018

    Despite efforts to create a harmonised and coordinated approach to social protection, challenges remain with regards to the integration of the various social protection programmes, which continue to operate in relative isolation both at the national and district levels. In in the context of the 2016–2017 review of the Malawi National Social Support Programme (MNSSP), this study was commissioned to examine current institutional coordination issues within Malawi’s social protection sector, identify the factors behind the persistent fragmentation of the MNSSP, and to present options for improving institutional coordination and coherence within the MNSSP II, the successor programme to the MNSSP, both at national and at decentralized levels of implementation

  4. Policy brief - Local Economy Impacts and Cost-benefit Analysis of Social Protection and Agricultural Interventions in Malawi

    15 May 2018

    Using rural economy-wide impact simulation methods and cost-benefit analysis, this study examines the impacts of individual and combined social protection and agricultural interventions in Malawi on incomes, poverty and production. The goal of this analysis is to provide evidence on policy options to increase coordination and coherence between social protection and agricultural programmes, with the objective of reducing poverty, increasing incomes and enhancing agricultural production and productivity

  5. Local Economy Impacts and Cost-benefit Analysis of Social Protection and Agricultural Interventions in Malawi

    15 May 2018

    Using rural economy-wide impact simulation methods and cost-benefit analysis, this study examines the impacts of individual and combined social protection and agricultural interventions in Malawi on incomes, poverty and production. The goal of this analysis is to provide evidence on policy options to increase coordination and coherence between social protection and agricultural programmes, with the objective of reducing poverty, increasing incomes and enhancing agricultural production and productivity

  6. World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with jobs

    14 May 2018

    This edition examines environmental sustainability in the world of work. It focuses on how climate change and environmental degradation will impact the labour markets, affecting both the volume and quality of employment, and quantifies the shifts expected to take place within and between sectors.