1. Enterprise Development through Value Chains and Business Services Markets: A Market Development approach to pro-poor growth

    11 November 2014

    Information about this job distance learning course for project implementers and policy makers.

  2. Rules of the Game: a brief introduction to International Labour Standards (Revised edition 2014)

    06 November 2014

    Aimed at a non-specialist audience, this revised publication provides an introduction to international labour standards and discusses their importance in today’s global economy, the subjects they cover, how they are applied and supervised, and where further information can be sought.

  3. Green jobs assessment: Mauritius

    03 November 2014

    This report provides an assessment of existent and potential green jobs in major economic industries of a small island developing state: Mauritius. It aims to inform and shape the Maurice Île Durable (MID) project, which was launched in 2008 with the objective to make Mauritius a world model of sustainable development.

  4. Sustainable Enterprises - creating more and better jobs

    03 November 2014

    Developing sustainable enterprises: the ILO approach

  5. The Social and Solidarity Economy

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to Social Economy - Sustainable Enterprises

  6. Engaging multinational enterprises on more and better jobs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to responsible global business - Sustainable Enterprises

  7. An enabling environment for sustainable enterprises

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to creating an enabling environment - Sustainable Enterprises

  8. Value Chain Development for more and better jobs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to value chain development - Sustainable Enterprises

  9. Entrepreneurship and SME Management Training

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to training for entrepreneurs - Sustainable Enterprises

  10. Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development - Sustainable Enterprises

  11. Fostering Future Entrepreneurs

    03 November 2014

    The ILO approach to entrepreneurship education - Sustainable Enterprises

  12. Assessment of the business service and training market in Myanmar

    31 October 2014

    Assessment of the business services market for micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Myanmar

  13. Assessment of the business service and training market in Myanmar

    31 October 2014

    This paper reflects the findings of the assessment and provides recommendations on how to improve the business services market in Myanmar.

  14. Assessment of the business service and training market in Myanmar

    31 October 2014

    Findings of assessment and recommendations on how to improve business services market in Myanmar

  15. Greening the Economies of Least Developed Countries: The Role of Skills and Training

    29 October 2014

    This policy brief draws the attention of policy-makers and social partners in least developed countries to the role of skills development in facilitating the building of greener economies, as a way to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication. It is based on research applied in policy design and numerous case studies of country experiences and good practices.

  16. Responsible Workplace Practices

    29 October 2014

    The ILO approach to responsible workplace practices - Sustainable Enterprises

  17. SIYB Implementation Guide

    21 October 2014

    The SIYB Implementation Guide is intended as a practical tool to support the introduction and roll out of SIYB activities at country level. It provides step-by-step guidance for the successful implementation of SIYB in a given context, covering the following topics: assessing the market for SIYB; selecting partner organizations; developing Trainers and Master Trainers; accessing and adapting materials; entrepreneur-level training implementation; monitoring and evaluation; and planning for sustainability. It also serves as a refresher on the international standards applied to SIYB.

  18. Promoting cooperatives: An information guide to ILO Recommendation No. 193

    06 October 2014

    The ILO’s Recommendation 193 on the Promotion of Cooperatives was adopted in 2002 and provides an internationally agreed template for national policy. This second edition has been updated and revised and will help cooperatives, governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations to help to make the cooperative model to become the option for achieving sustainable development.


    06 October 2014

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between April and August, 2014.

  20. Business as unusual: Making workplaces inclusive of people with disabilities

    03 October 2014