News

July 2017

  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. Rural renewable energy investments and their impact on employment

    07 July 2017

    Working Paper No. 1

June 2017

  1. UN agencies launch youth entrepreneurship and self-employment campaign to boost transition towards decent work

    27 June 2017

    On the occasion of Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises International Day, UN agencies launch a campaign on solutions to address the unique obstacles to youth entrepreneurship and self-employment.

  2. THE NEXT 15 MILLION Start and Improve Your Business Global Tracer Study 2011-15

    26 June 2017

    This study traces the outreach of the "Start and Improve Your Business" (SIYB) programme and some other key achievements, including estimates of its impact. The report has been prepared for practitioners in enterprise development who want to use SIYB, as well as any other organization or individual engaged in entrepreneurship and management training.

  3. ILO STED programme targets sectors for growth through increasing skills in developing economies

    22 June 2017

    The Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) programme is improving skills to help spread the benefits of trade and economic growth.

  4. Towards the right to work: A guidebook for designing innovative public employment programmes

    20 June 2017

  5. Towards the right to work: A guidebook for designing innovative public employment programmes

    20 June 2017

  6. Guy Ryder announces “Digital Skills for Decent Jobs for Youth” Campaign

    13 June 2017

    A unique global partnership will bring the benefits of the digital economy to young people.

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

    01 June 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 218