Publications

2007

  1. Organizing Promotional Events For Women Entrepreneurs: A Guide “Month of the Women Entrepreneur” (MOWE)

    01 January 2007

    The purpose of this guide is to provide organizations with a methodology on how to organize WED celebrations, in particular, MOWE celebrations.

  2. Worker co-operatives and the phenomenon of empresas recuperadas in Argentina: an analysis of their potential for replication

    01 January 2007

    Co-operative College Paper 11

  3. Local Economic Development for Employment Generation, Peace and Security: approaches, tools and good practices in the Philippines

    01 January 2007

    This publication hopes to be a useful resource that will inspire international organizations, development practitioners, government leaders and policymakers both at the national and local levels, business tribunals, and civil society groups.

2006

  1. Business Training for Entrepreneurs in Vietnam: An Evaluation of the Sida-supported Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) project

    01 December 2006

    Sida Evaluation 07/31

  2. The 2006 Reader - Implementing Sustainable Private Sector Development: Striving for Tangible Results for The Poor

    22 September 2006

    Seventh Annual BDS Seminar - Chiang Mai, Thailand, September 2006

  3. Stimulating youth entrepreneurship : barriers and incentives to enterprise start-ups by young people

    01 May 2006

    SEED Working Paper No. 76

  4. Support for growth-oriented women entrepreneurs in Uganda

    27 January 2006

  5. Let’s organize! : a SYNDICOOP handbook for trade unions and cooperatives about organizing workers in the informal economy

    01 January 2006

    This SYNDICOOP Handbook is designed to help replicate the approach by serving as a resource for trade union and cooperative organizers and trainers. It was finalized by members of the International Steering Committee of the SYNDICOOP Programme, mainly comprising representatives from the International Confederation of Trade Unions (ICFTU now ITUC), the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and ILO together with National Steering Committee members from all four programme countries as well as project staff.

  6. Towards an entrepreneurial culture for the twenty-first century : stimulating entrepreneurial spirit through entrepreneurship education in secondary schools

    01 January 2006

    This book is intendent for all those interested in youth developent as the first step in a long-ter strategy for inforation exchange oninnovatory odels of education delivery at secondary level.

  7. Poverty reduction through small enterprises: Emerging consensus, unresolved issues and ILO activities

    01 January 2006

    SEED Working Paper No. 75

  8. Short overview of the ILO Helpdesk for Business services

    01 January 2006

  9. Direct employment in multinational enterprises : trends and implications

    01 January 2006

    Multinational Enterprises Programme Working Paper No. 101

  10. Guidelines on the Formation of Self Help Groups for Families of Working Children

    01 January 2006

    These guidelines on the formation of Self Help Groups explain what Self Help Groups are, and how they can be promoted. They give guidance on how to organise the groups, how to set up the administrative procedures and how to decide on the internal regulations.

  11. FAMOS Check Guide and Methods

    01 January 2006

    This FAMOS Guide aims to facilitate business support agencies, financial institutions and government departments to have a fresh look – and a systematic assessment – of the extent to which they target and serve women entrepreneurs, their needs and their potentialities.

  12. Building entrepreneurial capacity for returnee and refugee women in Angola and Mozambique

    01 January 2006

    ILO-UNHCR Partnership through Technical Cooperation

  13. Organizing out of poverty: stories from the grassroots: How the SYNDICOOP approach has worked in East Africa

    01 January 2006

    Co-operative College Paper 8

  14. Multinational enterprises in the plantation sector: Labour relations, employment, working conditions and welfare facilities,Working Paper No. 93

    01 January 2006

    The purpose of this paper is to give an overview of the current situation in light of the principles of the MNE Declaration. The paper is based on the findings of research undertaken by an ILO team that visited Uganda at the beginning of 2003.

  15. Direct employment in multinational enterprises: Trends and implications, MULTI Working Paper No. 101

    01 January 2006

    This paper aims to examine the recent trends from a long-term perspective, and by utilizing both financial and employment data, provide a static as well as dynamic picture of the employment situation of global production undertaken by MNEs.The paper is primarily devoted to the examination of the quantitative picture of employment in MNEs. Equally relevant and important is the qualitative aspect of employment. Nonetheless, besides wage data, the lack of comprehensive and systematic data specific to MNEs on aspects such as conditions of work, social protection and industrial relations, has precluded an in-depth examination of the qualitative aspects in this paper.

2005

  1. Youth reinventing co-operatives : young perspectives on the international co-operative movement

    31 December 2005

    The British Columbia Institute for Co-operative Studies (BCICS), in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), and the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) have prepared a book demonstrating how young people around the world use co-operatives to meet their economic and social needs.

  2. Support for Growth-oriented Women Entrepreneurs in Ethiopia

    01 December 2005

    The report indicates the next steps that are appropriate for the AfDB and ILO in supporting growth-oriented women entrepreneurs. We would intend to see the report informing a range of follow-up actions by the AfDB and ILO – both jointly and individually – as well as by other development partners, in partnership with the Ethiopian Government and the women entrepreneurs themselves.