Publications

  1. Refugees and the Egyptian Labour Market

    25 October 2021

    An analysis of the potential role of employers' organizations

  2. Quality assurance and accreditation in technical and vocational education and training in Lebanon

    21 October 2021

    This report analyses quality assurance and accreditation mechanisms in Lebanon in light of regional and global best practices to inform efforts towards the development of a national quality assurance framework.

  3. Assessment of Public Employment Services and Active Labor Market Policies in Kenya

    12 October 2021

    In the context of the PROSPECTS programme on forced displacement, the ILO and the National Employment Authority (NEA) in Kenya commissioned a comprehensive rapid assessment to determine the feasibility, nature and scope of employment service strengthening and modernization particularly in the major refugee-hosting counties of Garissa and Turkana.

  4. Addressing child labour among forcibly displaced and host communities in East Darfur and West Kordofan States, Sudan

    11 October 2021

    A new ILO assessment involving more than 1,100 households in-depth interviews with key stakeholders and host community members in Khartoum, East Darfur and West Kordofan, has collected evidence on the magnitude of child labour among forcibly displaced and host communities. It also highlights the main factors that push children into child labour, and sets out recommendations on how to decrease, eliminate and prevent child labour.

  5. Mapping of the national social protection system in Ethiopia, including social health protection

    28 September 2021

    The mapping of the national social protection system in Ethiopia, including social health insurance, is carried out as part of a joint technical study by the International Labour Organization and partner United Nations agencies.

  6. Rapid assessment of livestock markets in Jigjiga, Ethiopia

    13 September 2021

    Building on a market assessment of refugee livelihoods conducted in 2018, this rapid follow-up assessment of the livestock sector in Jigjiga identified potential areas of market-based interventions to improve livelihoods of refugees and members of the host communities engaged in the sector.

  7. Socio-Economic Assessment: East Darfur and West Kordofan States, Sudan

    09 September 2021

    Surveying more than 1,100 households from forcibly displaced and host communities and conducting a number of key interviews and focus group discussions, the study provides an in-depth assessment of local labour market conditions, household vulnerabilities, and access to services in selected localities of East Darfur and West Kordofan.

  8. Towards decent work for young refugees and host communities in the digital platform economy in Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Egypt

    12 August 2021

    This report explores job creation in the gig economy from the unique experiences and perspectives of youth and refugees, as well as from the viewpoint of digital labour and e-commerce platforms, digital training providers, start-up incubators, social partners, and policymakers.

  9. A blast in the midst of crises: Impact of the Beirut port explosion on the city’s enterprises

    10 August 2021

    This report presents findings from a study of 1,664 enterprises operating within a five-kilometre radius of the Port of Beirut explosion site, to better understand the impact of the blast on their businesses. The study is based on data from a telephone survey mapping out the characteristics of the enterprises, the impact of the explosion on their operations and labour force, the enterprises’ adaptation and coping measures, as well as the effects and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses.

  10. Impact of COVID-19 on enterprises in Jordan: One year into the pandemic

    13 July 2021

    This report is based on data collected from more than 2,000 Jordanian enterprises in February and March 2021, as well as individual interviews and focus group discussions with representatives from various sectors. It also builds on an earlier survey conducted over a year ago in April/May 2020.