Publications

2017

  1. Timor-Leste National Employment Strategy 2017 – 2030 (in English, Portuguese and Tetun)

    17 July 2017

    Timor-Leste needs to address several challenges in order to provide the required employment opportunities to achieve inclusive growth. Therefore, the National Employment Strategy (NES) 2017 - 2030 focuses on the need of creating new jobs to reduce unemployment and provide employment opportunities for the large population of young people entering the labour market in the next years; increasing formal jobs and addressing current productivity.

  2. Taqeem - Evidence to improve youth and women's employment in the Middle East and North Africa

    17 July 2017

    TAQEEM (meaning “evaluation” in Arabic) is a technical support programme of the International Labour Organization and IFAD whose aim is to increase effectiveness of youth and women employment interventions in the Middle East and North Africa.

  3. The impact of skills training on the financial behaviour, employability and educational choices of rural young people: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Morocco

    14 July 2017

    The “Impact report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported impact evaluations. Reports include baseline, endline and qualitative studies which describe the impact estimates of evaluations of youth employment interventions based on experimental and quasi-experimental designs.

  4. Promoting women’s empowerment in the Middle East and North Africa: A rapid evidence assessment of labour market interventions

    14 July 2017

    The Taqeem Impact Brief Series documents how organizations measure outcomes of their employment programmes, the tools that are applied and the findings and recommendations that emerge to assist them in improving impacts and programme design. This rapid evidence assessment analyses gender equality outcomes of Active Labour Market Programmes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

  5. Rural renewable energy investments and their impact on employment

    07 July 2017

    Working Paper No. 1

  6. Investing in work based learning

    04 July 2017

    The brochure highlights relevant concepts, data and key resources regarding technical and vocational education and training from The Interagency Group on Technical and vocational education and training (IAG-TVET).

  7. Engaging employers in apprenticeship opportunities

    26 June 2017

    This joint OECD-ILO report examines best practices in employer engagement in apprenticeship programmes at the local level across nine countries.

  8. +789 million and counting: The sub-Saharan African equation

    20 June 2017

    This research brief explores the opportunities that economic diversification offer to foster structural transformation in sub-Saharan Africa.

  9. Long-term unemployment in Central Europe: A review of its nature and determinants in five countries

    01 June 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 218

  10. Labour Unions and the promotion of inclusive finance for workers

    23 May 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 73

  11. The role of investment incentives for structural transformation: A comparative analysis of investment incentives legislation in developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia

    18 May 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 211

  12. SCORE Training Flyer with Infographics

    17 May 2017

  13. Pro-employment budgeting in the United Republic of Tanzania: A country study

    17 May 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 213

  14. The Next 15 Million: Entrepreneurship Training At Scale – New Data On The Global Outreach Of ILO’s Entrepreneurship Training

    16 May 2017

    A global tracer study on the ILO’s entrepreneurship training program Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) showing that global outreach more than doubled in the past five years. With 15 million participants SIYB is the most popular entrepreneurship training program.

  15. Green Business Booklet

    12 May 2017

    Going green is not only good for the environment, but makes business sense too, as the greening of enterprises results in improved access to markets, higher productivity and cost savings. The Green Business Booklet is part of the Green Jobs packages and the Start and Improve Your Business series of products and helps aspiring entrepreneurs to come up with a green business idea and existing entrepreneurs to green their businesses.

  16. New automation technologies and job creation and destruction dynamics

    12 May 2017

    This policy brief addresses the following question: is the labour-replacing potential of the technological revolution so far-reaching that it is inherently different from what has been experienced in the past, and on balance is an inhibitor rather than a generator of decent work?

  17. Zambia’s Employment Outlook: Diversification, Formalization and Education

    26 April 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 212

  18. ILO Jakarta special edition on ILO‘s Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme

    21 March 2017

    Supported by NZAID, ILO, UNDP and FAO has formulated a joint programme named “The Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme” (SIRESUP) to restore livelihoods and rebuild economic opportunities in Karo District.

  19. After the volcano: turning disaster into opportunity

    21 March 2017

    A series of impact stories and best practices on livelihoods recovery and entrepreneurship of the ILO’s Mt. Sinabung Recovery Support Programme.

  20. ILO's Youth Employment Brochure

    15 March 2017