Publications

2016

  1. Strengthening National Leadership through the Embedded Approach in Timor-Leste

    19 September 2016

  2. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Ukraine: Results of the 2013 and 2015 school-to-work transition surveys

    06 September 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Ukrainian Center for Social Reforms and the Ptoukha Institute for Demography and Social Studies within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project. Results are compared to those of the first round (2013) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation presented in the first survey report.

  3. Interventions to Improve the Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review of Training, Entrepreneurship Promotion, Employment Services and Subsidized Employment Interventions

    10 August 2016

    This systematic review investigates the impact of training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services, and subsidised employment interventions on the labour market outcomes of young women and men. The systematic review and meta-analysis is based on evidence from 113 counterfactual-based impact evaluations of 107 active labour market programmes in 31 low-, middle- and high-income countries.

  4. Enquête sur la transition de l'école vers la vie active des jeunes hommes et femmes du Togo

    22 July 2016

    Ce rapport analytique est destiné aux décideurs politiques et aux partenaires sociaux qui se préoccupent de la mise en oeuvre de politiques et programmes relatifs à la jeunesse.

  5. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: Results of the 2015 school-to-work transition survey

    21 July 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project. Results are compared to those of the first round (2013) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation presented in the first survey report.

  6. Jobs and skills for youth: review of policies for youth employment of Nepal

    21 July 2016

  7. Jobs and skills for youth: review of policies for youth employment of China

    21 July 2016

  8. Microfinance and women entrepreneurship: an impact assessment of a start-up loan programme, IMON International, Tajikistan

    14 July 2016

  9. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Republic of Moldova

    12 July 2016

    This report presents the highlights of two rounds of the School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the National Bureau of Statistics in 2013 and 2015 in the Republic of Moldova.

  10. The importance of informal finance in promoting decent work among informal operators: A comparative study of Uganda and India

    07 July 2016

    Social Finance Working Paper. 66

  11. Does the work-study combination among youth improve the transition path? An updated review

    07 July 2016

    The present brief, following the one issued in November 2015, has attempted to revisit some of the results on the work-study combination of youth, using the new data from the School-to-work- transition surveys carried out in 2014/15. The main result found in the previous brief, namely that working while studied increased the probability of a successful transition, is confirmed using the new round of data.

  12. ILO Academy on Youth Employment - Flyer

    30 June 2016

    ITC ILO Turin, Italiy 17-28 October 2016

  13. Rebuilding flood affected farmers' communities: Inspirational human stories

    30 June 2016

    Real life stories of peasant communities from Sindh, Pakistan who endured devastating floods of 2010 and rebuilt their lives with the help of ILO, FAO and UN WOMEN, through a One UN project funded by UN Trust Fund for Human Security.

  14. Labour market transition of young people in Uganda: Highlights of the school-to-work transition survey 2015

    23 June 2016

    This report presents the highlights of a second round of the School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics in 2015. Results are compared to those of the first round (2013) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation in Uganda presented in the first survey report. The report also outlines the institutional framework and relevant employment policies in the country.

  15. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Results of the 2014 school-to-work transition survey

    21 June 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2014 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the State Statistical Office of Macedonia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project. Results are compared to those of the first round (2012) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation presented in the first survey report.

  16. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Republic of Serbia

    08 June 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  17. Creating opportunities for young people everywhere

    07 June 2016

    The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is the first-ever, comprehensive United Nations system-wide effort for the promotion of youth employment worldwide. It brings together the vast global resources and convening power of the UN and other global key partners to maximize the effectiveness of youth employment investments and assist Member States in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

  18. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Montenegro

    04 May 2016

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Statistical Office of Montenegro within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project.

  19. © ILO 2016

    Organizing of young informal workers: Does it pay off?

    18 April 2016

    There are several questions to be answered, as far as the nature, dynamics and ramifications of organized action among young informal workers. This paper attempts to answer these questions from a comparative perspective of Uganda and Nepal. Based on the analysis of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS), this paper identifies several underlying determinants of the likelihood of a young informal worker’s participation in associational activities.

  20. Labour market transitions of young women and men in Malawi - Results of the 2014 school-to-work transition survey

    15 April 2016

    This report presents the highlights of a second round of the School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) implemented by the National Statistics Office in 2014. Results are compared to those of the first round (2012) and the analysis is updated and expanded to supplement the portrait of the youth labour market situation in Malawi presented in the first survey report. The report also outlines the institutional framework and relevant employment policies in the country.