1. Global Skills Partnership for Migration

    10 December 2018

    The Global Skills Partnership was launched at a side event held during the Intergovernmental Conference on the Global Compact for Migration, from 10-11 December.

  2. Skills for Employment Policy brief – Skills for Migration and Employment

    27 November 2018

  3. Taking a whole of government approach to skills development

    17 October 2018

    The joint ILO/UNESCO publication focuses primarily on the interaction between government ministries and agencies at national and subnational levels, examining how governments can work to coordinate technical and vocational education and development (TVET) and skills development across relevant policy domains.

  4. Evaluation of the ILO Disability Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan 2014-17

    19 August 2018

    This document reports on the findings of a final internal evaluation of the International Labour Organization's (ILO) Disability Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan 2014-17.

  5. Does work-based learning facilitate transitions to decent work?

    26 July 2018

    EMPLOYMENT Working Paper No. 242

  6. Final Report: Norway-ILO Programme Cooperation Agreement (PCA) 2016-17

    25 July 2018

    This report provides an overview of the ILO programmes supported by the ongoing Norway-ILO PCA, as well as an update on progress made in 2016-2017 towards the achievement of the ILO's biennial goals.

  7. ILO Survey Report on the National Initiatives to Promote Quality Apprenticeships in G20 Countries

    04 July 2018

    This report presents the main findings of the ILO survey on national initiatives to promote quality apprenticeships in the G20 member states. It was conducted between September and December 2017 as an ILO initiative to take stock of and widely share good practices in this area.

  8. Making apprenticeships and workplace learning inclusive of persons with disabilities

    26 June 2018

    Persons with disabilities face many challenges to entering the labour market, including negative preconceptions about their work capacities and lower educational achievements due to exclusionary training practices. Apprenticeships and workplace learning can effectively respond to many of the challenges by proving to employers the professional potential of disabled persons and improving their vocational skills.

  9. Public employment services: Joined-up services for people facing labour market disadvantage

    20 June 2018

    This technical note shows how public employment services (PES) are going beyond traditional ways of working, moving towards joined-up services to help people facing complex barriers to employment in finding work and building skills, with the aim of achieving more sustainable outcomes. The note explores the meaning of “joined-up services” and presents selected country case studies that offer insights from experience to policy-makers, practitioners and others interested in developing services to maximize the level of support available to disadvantaged jobseekers.

  10. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Learning Package

    20 April 2018

  11. Note on Public Employment Services in Mexico

    19 February 2018



  1. A step-by-step guide to promote quality apprenticeships

    19 December 2017

    This publication was developed as part of the project entitled "EC-ILO action on youth employment policies: Enhancing capabilities of practitioners to design, implement and monitor youth employment policies - under the Council Recommendation on establishing a Youth Guarantee".

  2. EC-ILO action on youth employment policies: Enhancing capabilities of practitioners to design, implement and monitor youth employment policies

    19 December 2017

    A summary of project implementation and achievements under Component two: Apprenticeship systems and programmes.

  3. Skill needs anticipation: Systems and approaches - Analysis of stakeholder survey on skill needs assessment and anticipation

    18 December 2017

    This publication is a product of the joint survey, among key constituents and partners, conducted by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

  4. ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships - Vol. 1: Guide for Policy Makers

    30 November 2017

  5. Advancing Green Human Capital: A framework for policy analysis and guidance

    30 November 2017

    The framework was developed jointly by UNESCO, UNEVOC, the ILO and French partners - Ministry of Ecological and Inclusive Transition and the French Development Agency - to help guide the process of setting up a roadmap for the necessary adaptation of skills to the demands of the green economy and sustainable development.

  6. Making TVET and skills systems inclusive of persons with disabilities

    27 November 2017

    This policy brief focuses on how mainstream Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and skills development systems can contribute to improving the labour market situation of persons with disabilities.

  7. Information Note: Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE)

    15 November 2017

    Part of the Policy Brief series produced by the Skills and Employability Branch

  8. Better Use of Skills in the Workplace. Why It Matters for Productivity and Local Jobs

    13 November 2017

  9. Trade union involvement in skills development: An international review

    20 October 2017