COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools

Fragility and Least Developed Countries (LDC)

  1. Speakers' bios: How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    03 September 2020

  2. Event flyer: How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    03 September 2020

  3. How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    The virtual event will discuss the key contribution of employment and decent work to peacebuilding, social cohesion and social justice, in particular in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

  4. © PEO ACWA 2020

    Q&A on: Robotics and reshoring - Employment implications for developing countries

    13 August 2020

    This new publication explores the implications of increasing automation through case studies across four different sectors in developing countries. The volume examines how robotics and reshoring can affect both the quantity and quality of jobs, focusing on workers at the shop-floor level. This Question and Answer gives a brief overview of the motivations for producing the volume and its findings.

  5. COVID-19 response and recovery in countries affected by disasters and climate vulnerability: Challenges and opportunities

    17 July 2020

    The aim of this note is to highlight the potential difficulties as well as the mutually reinforcing benefits of responding to the pandemic in disaster-prone countries.

  6. Helping the “double casualties” of COVID-19

    05 May 2020

  7. Coping with double casualties: How to support the working poor in low-income countries in response to COVID-19

    29 April 2020

    This Policy Brief looks into the possible impact that the COVID-19 pandemic may have, especially on the working poor in LDCs (Least Developed Countries) and countries facing fragility, or the aftermath of a conflict or disaster. In particular, the brief reviews possible impacts and responses that can be undertaken as part of the ILO response through the Jobs for Peace & Resilience (JPR) Flagship Programme.

  8. Work, peace and resilience

    21 April 2020

  9. How to mainstream conflict-sensitivity, social cohesion and peacebuilding in COVID-19 socio-economic/labour market assessments

    20 April 2020

  10. Jobs for Peace and Resilience: A response to COVID-19 in fragile contexts

    20 April 2020

    The document compiles potential initiatives that could be implemented to address the consequences of COVID-19 in fragile contexts through the Jobs for Peace and Resilience (JPR) approach.