Publications

  1. Towards Policies Tackling the Current Youth Employment Challenges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    02 November 2017

  2. Toolkit for Conducting Voluntary Peer Reviews on Youth Employment Policies

    02 November 2017

    This Toolkit aims at supporting government representatives and key stakeholders involved in the design, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of youth employment policies and labour market programmes targeting youth. At the national/regional/local level: decision makers from ministries and implementing agencies; civil servants and analysts of ministries, practitioners involved in the implementation of active labour market programmes (ALMPs); education and training institutions; social partners (employers’ and workers’organizations); youth organizations; and the academic and research community.

  3. Methodology for Conducting Youth Labour Market Analysis

    02 November 2017

    This publication provides advice to the countries on how to analyse available information about the labour market and draw policy conclusions and recommendations.

  4. Newsletter #3 - September 2017

    30 October 2017

  5. Tentative Plan of Work

    10 October 2017

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  6. Towards Policies Tackling the Current Youth Employment Challenges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    19 September 2017

    The ILO, addressing the persistent youth employment crisis, has called upon robust actions based on broad partnerships and innovative mechanisms of policy formulating and multiplication of efforts. As a significant step in this direction, and with reference to recently adopted guiding documents, the ILO is issuing the report aimed at supporting its constituents in tackling youth employment challenge through a coherent and sound approach to macroeconomic policies, employment, skills development and other relevant issues. Such approach is suggested to be fostered through a mechanism of voluntary peer reviews on youth employment policies, which serves as an arena for mutual learning and elaboration of policy tools and recommendations with reference to good practices. The publication provides viable solutions on what works for youth employment, and can be used as a separate report or together with the Toolkit for conducting voluntary peer reviews on youth employment policies and Methodology for conducting youth labour market analysis. The publication has been inspired and nourished by the practical experience of a comprehensive peer review process organized within the frames of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States (YEP CIS)”. The project has been implemented by the ILO Decent Work Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with financial support of LUKOIL company. The peer review process involved constituents representing nine countries from Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. This publication has been ameliorated by original and eloquent inputs by all participating countries, which through the whole process validated the content, checking it against their concrete experiences of policy making and adequate policy change.

  7. Methodology for Conducting Youth Labour Market Analysis

    19 September 2017

    The ILO, addressing the persistent youth employment crisis, has called upon robust actions based on broad partnerships and innovative mechanisms of policy formulating and multiplication of efforts. As a significant step in this direction, and with reference to recently adopted guiding documents, the ILO is issuing report aimed at supporting its constituents in tackling youth employment challenge through a coherent and sound approach to macroeconomic policies, employment, skills development and other relevant issues. Such approach is suggested to be fostered through a mechanism of voluntary peer reviews on youth employment policies, which serves as an arena for mutual learning and elaboration of policy tools and recommendations with reference to good practices. The publication provides guidelines on youth labour market analysis (how to analyse) and can be used as a separate report or together with the Toolkit for conducting voluntary peer reviews on youth employment policies and the report Towards Policies Tackling the Current Youth Employment Challenges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The publication has been inspired and nourished by the practical experience of a comprehensive peer review process organized within the frames of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States (YEP CIS)”. The project has been implemented by the ILO Decent Work Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with financial support of LUKOIL company. The peer review process involved constituents representing nine countries from Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. This publication has been ameliorated by original and eloquent inputs by all participating countries, which through the whole process validated the content, checking it against their concrete experiences of policy making and adequate policy change.

  8. Toolkit for Conducting Voluntary Peer Reviews

    19 September 2017

    The ILO, addressing the persistent youth employment crisis, has called upon robust actions based on broad partnerships and innovative mechanisms of policy formulating and multiplication of efforts. As a significant step in this direction, and with reference to recently adopted guiding documents, the ILO is issuing a toolkit aimed at supporting its constituents in tackling youth employment challenge through a coherent and sound approach to macroeconomic policies, employment, skills development and other relevant issues. Such approach is suggested to be fostered through a mechanism of voluntary peer reviews on youth employment policies, which serves as an arena for mutual learning and elaboration of policy tools and recommendations with reference to good practices. This publication gives an overview of the peer review process - how to organize it. The publication has been inspired and nourished by the practical experience of a comprehensive peer review process organized within the frames of the ILO Project “Partnerships for Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States (YEP CIS)”. The project has been implemented by the ILO Decent Work Team and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with financial support of LUKOIL company. The peer review process involved constituents representing nine countries from Eastern Europe and Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. This publication has been ameliorated by original and eloquent inputs by all participating countries, which through the whole process validated the content, checking it against their concrete experiences of policy making and adequate policy change.

  9. Newsletter #2 - June 2017

    19 July 2017

  10. Towards an employment-friendly macroeconomic policy framework: The case of Armenia

    12 July 2017

    The background and context of the study leads one to suggest the following structure for this paper. Section 1 briefly highlights the labour market and employment challenges facing Armenia within the milieu of recent growth performance and structural change. Poverty trends will be highlighted and their links to labour market status will be noted. A critical review will be offered of the ‘old’ growth model that prevailed in the pre-crisis period and why that is no longer deemed to be effective. Section 2 will revisit the 2025 vision of the government and note the key employment related targets and policy actions proposed by the government. This will in turn entail a brief assessment of the extent to which progress has been made in relation to the proposed targets. Section three will suggest that the Armenian government cannot expect a great deal out of the current EFF. In particular, the government might wish to review a macroeconomic framework that is beholden to fiscal rules with their primacy on attaining fiscal consolidation rather than growth, employment and poverty reduction.