Resources on work, peace and resilience

  1. Technical note

    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.

  2. Publication

    HAMETIN - ERA Agro-Forestry Project newsletter June 2020

    15 July 2020

    To share news and information on ERA-AF project activities which are funded by the European Union (EU) and being implemented by the ILO as a component of the Partnership Support for Agro-Forestry (PSAF) Ai ba Futuru.

  3. Video

    Statement by Hon. Parveen Bala Kumar, Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations, Youth and Sport, The Government of Fiji on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    In times of COVID-19, Fiji an Alliance8.7 pathfinder country is committed to provide children with the best care and protection.

  4. Press release

    Rapid assessment highlights impact of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable workers and small-scale businesses in Lebanon

    05 June 2020

    The assessment examines how the crisis has affected employment and livelihoods of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugee workers, as well as the new challenges now facing small-scale enterprises in an already fragile economy.

  5. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, May/June 2020

    29 May 2020

  6. Global Initiative on Decent Work for Youth

    Executive Summary: Promoting Decent Employment for African Youth as a Peacebuilding Strategy

    14 May 2020

  7. Global Initiative on Decent Work for Youth

    Promoting Decent Employment for African Youth as a Peacebuilding Strategy

    14 May 2020

  8. © Trocaire 2020

    COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Helping the “double casualties” of COVID-19

    04 May 2020

    The spread of COVID-19 in fragile states riven by conflict and political insecurity, is turning millions of vulnerable people into double casualties of the pandemic.

  9. Policy Brief

    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.

  10. Opinion

    Towards a Coordinated Humanitarian-Development Response to COVID-19 Crisis: Reflections from the Arab Region with an ILO Lens

    22 April 2020

    The multilateral system should support Arab countries to build on humanitarian and development mechanisms and experiences developed in recent years, in order to rapidly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 health, social, and economic crisis in the region.