February 2019

  1. The Statistical Bulletin on the Informal Economy

    14 February 2019

    This bulletin is the first in a series of specialized publications and fact-sheets focusing on characteristics of the informal economy in Zambia. It is envisaged that this information bulletin will provide relevant information to various stakeholders including academia, social policy analysts, policy makers, etc as they seek to identify appropriate policy options on critical areas related to the implementation of the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP). It will also serve as a basis for further research in addressing challenges that the informal economy faces.

  2. Integrated Framework of Basic Social Protection Programmes

    14 February 2019

    The Development of the Integrated Framework of Basic Social Protection Programmes (IFBSPP) was based on extensive consultations, a comprehensive mapping of existing non-contributory social protection interventions in the social assistance, livelihoods and empowerment pillars of the Zambia National Social Protection Policy (NSSP) and an evidence-based analysis of gaps and coherence of current programming. The IFBSPP in the implementation plan of the NSSP – is a concrete instrument to improve coherence in social protection programming and operationalize the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) targets.

  3. Situations and needs of Ethiopian returnees from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Assessment report

    11 February 2019

    ILO commissioned an assessment to study the status and needs of KSA returnees in order to better coordinate efforts in supporting their sustainable reintegration, with a focus on skills development interventions towards labour market demand

  4. Assessment of business services and training market

    11 February 2019

    ILO conducted a study to clarify the demand of the target beneficiaries, both technical and decent livelihood needs as well as identify existing financial and non-financial service providers (and their capacity) to improve livelihood opportunities for returnees.

  5. Assessment of Awareness-raising interventions to prevent irregular migration

    11 February 2019

    The study assessed awareness-raising initiatives undertaken by the government of Ethiopia and other key stakeholders to deter irregular migration. The study looked at the various communication strategies including mass media, training, community conversation and infotainment programmes used to reach broader audience as well as targeted vulnerable social groups.

January 2019

  1. Key Labour Market Trends in Egypt, 2018

    02 January 2019

    This is prepared by ILO Cairo to provide an overview of key labour market developments in Egypt drawing from the national labour force survey (CAPMAS).

  2. 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.

  2. Policy Brief: ACCESS- MSME Policy Forum "Global Entrepreneurship Week Egypt 2017 (GEW)"

    01 November 2018

    This policy brief has been developed to include actionable policy statements to serve as a reference document to contribute to the broader discourse on SMEs in Egypt.

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 and probability of benefits to migrant workers and their families in selected RECs in Africa_brochure Eng

    01 October 2018

September 2018

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

    01 September 2018

August 2018

  1. Assessing the Employment Effects of Processing Cocoa in Ghana

    31 August 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. The Trade and Value Chains in Employment-Rich Activities (TRAVERA): Survey of Selected Roots and Tubers (Yam, Cassava and Sweet Potato) Value Chain in Ghana

    30 June 2018

  2. 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.