Employment Policy Department

Promoting full and productive employment by developing integrated employment, development and skills policies that maximize the employment impact of economic growth, investment and development and which are inclusive, gender sensitive, productive and sustainable is essential for achieving ILO’s strategic objective on employment".               
Ms Azita Berar Awad

News

  1. Publication

    Labour market institutions and youth labour markets: Minimum wages and youth employment revisited

    21 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 223

  2. Skills for youth

    ‘Barefoot engineering’: How to boost rural development and local youth employment

    20 September 2017

    Shortage of engineers in rural areas has been affecting the quality and effective service delivery of the infrastructure works launched under MGNREGA in India. A training programme, set up by the Ministry of Rural Development with technical assistance of the ILO, addresses the skills gap while providing decent jobs to thousands of discouraged youth and promoting sustainable development in rural areas.

  3. Publication

    Studies on employment and extractive industry-dominated African countries

    18 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 221

  4. Publication

    Rethinking fiscal policy: Lessons from the European Monetary Union (EMU)

    18 September 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 219

  5. Youth and Employment in North Africa Conference

    ILO to host the first High-Level Conference on Youth and Employment in North Africa

    12 September 2017

  6. Publication

    Understanding the drivers of rural vulnerability: Towards building resilience, promoting socio-economic empowerment and enhancing the socio-economic inclusion of vulnerable, disadvantaged and marginalized populations for an effective promotion of Decent Work in rural economies

    09 August 2017

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 214

  7. STRENGTHEN Publication Series

    Rural renewable energy investments and their impact on employment

    07 July 2017

    Working Paper No. 1