January 2021

  1. A Global Trend Analysis on the Role of Trade Unions in Times of COVID-19

    25 January 2021

    This Policy Brief is primarily directed to workers and their organizations. Its main purpose is to promote a better understanding of the pivotal role trade unions have played in COVID-19 responses worldwide either through tripartite and bipartite social dialogue, bilateral interactions with their governments or targeted actions carried out in support of their members and society as a whole.

  2. Towards solid social protection floors? The role of non-contributory provision during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

    21 January 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the importance of guaranteeing access to at least essential health care and to basic income security for all over the life cycle, as stipulated in the Social Protection Floors Recommendation, 2012 (No. 202).

December 2020

  1. December 2020 edition of the newsletter

    21 December 2020

    As we bid farewell to 2020, we would like to share with you some of the interesting articles that covers the last quarter of 2020. Please enjoy reading! And welcome 2021.

  2. Operational Guidelines for Employment and Youth Employability Services (YES) centres in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

    11 December 2020

  3. A synthesis: Operational guidelines and their application to Ethiopia’s Employment and Youth Employability Services (YES) centres in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia

    11 December 2020

  4. Cameroon - Rapid evaluation of the impact of COVID-19 on employment and the labour market

    11 December 2020

  5. 'YeGuzo Sink' Mobile App

    10 December 2020

  6. RECRUTEMENT d’une ONG partenaire de mise en oeuvre

    06 December 2020

    Programme d’appui aux moyens de subsistance des communautés productrices de coton et des orpailleurs dans le cadre de la lutte contre le travail des enfants dans les régions de Sikasso et de Kayes

  7. Executive Summary: Rapid Assessment of the Impacts of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in SADC Member States

    06 December 2020

  8. Executive Summary: Assessment on the Impact of COVID-19 on Migrant Workers in and from the IGAD Region

    04 December 2020

    This is a product of the Project on Free Movement of Persons and Transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving Opportunities for Regular Labour Mobility (FMPT).

  9. Profile and Analysis of Youth, Gender and Land Related Conflicts in Bong and Lofa Counties, Liberia

    02 December 2020

    This study informs, and is part of, the UN Peacebuilding Fund project “Sustaining peace and improving social cohesion through the promotion of rural employment opportunities for youth in conflict-prone areas”, implemented jointly by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). Its findings serve to support the analytical basis upon which project activities are designed and implemented, and the participation of local stakeholders throughout the project’s components.

November 2020

  1. Report on Labour Migration Statistics in Africa (Second Edition)

    18 November 2020

    This publication demonstrates the sustained commitment of the African Union Commission to provide member states, regional economic communities and partners with tools that can help them make meaningful decisions on migration governance.

  2. Skills for the Renewable Energy Sector (SkiDRES) Project Report

    11 November 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), with funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), has collaborated with the Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) to implement a project titled: Skills Development for Renewable Energy Sector (SkiDRES). The project objective is to bridge the skills gap in the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (REEE) sub-sectors in Zambia and more generally in the SADC region. As a pilot intervention, the SkiDRES project was developed to test and validate the viability of a Pubic Private Development Partnership (PPDP) approach in the skills for REEE subsectors.

  3. Changing Laws and Breaking Barriers for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

    10 November 2020

    The OECD, ILO and CAWTAR have joined forces– with the support of numerous local, regional and international experts– to produce this study, which captures the potential of a region on the move towards greater economic empowerment of its women citizens.

  4. This second edition of the Statistical Bulletin on Social Protection of Mozambique presents consolidated statistics regarding social protection system in Mozambique for the year of 2019

    06 November 2020

    This second edition of the Statistical Bulletin on Social Protection of Mozambique presents consolidated statistics regarding social protection system in Mozambique for the year of 2019, as a result of interinstitutional collaboration, compilation, aggregation and harmonization of information and data collected at the level of the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), specifically at the National Institute of Social Security (INPS) and the National Institute of Statistics (INE); at the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Action (MGCAS), at the National Institute for Social Action (INAS), the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MITSS) and the National Social Security Institute (INSS), with technical and financial support from the International Labor Organization (ILO) through ACTION/Portugal project.

October 2020

  1. The jobs impact of COVID19: Rapid labour force survey (RLFS/E)

    25 October 2020

    This note presents the findings of a rapid phone survey of the labour market, conducted in Ethiopia in August 2020. Questions covered the situation of respondents before the pandemic (in February) and at the time of the survey (during the previous week or month, depending on the variable). The survey was designed in line with the ILO Statistical Department’s guidance for rapid surveys on the impact of COVID19 on the labour market. This note presents the findings for the first wave of the survey. A series of rapid surveys will be carried out in 2020 and 2021, to monitor the evolving impact of the COVID19 pandemic.

  2. Addressing the Root Causes of Migration in Ethiopia

    24 October 2020

    A Project of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Ethiopia

  3. Mozambique's Social Action Sector 2020 Budget Analisis

    22 October 2020

    This is the result of a collaboration and joint efforts by ILO and UNICEF, the publication analyses budget allocations, trends and fiscal space available for non-contributory social protection in Mozambique, raising several key aspects for policy makers consideration, including this year a specific chapter on Social Protection Response Plan to COVID-19.

  4. Financing gaps in social protection

    21 October 2020

    Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

  5. Social Protection Response to COVID-19 in Mozambique,

    16 October 2020

    ILO is proudly involved as member of the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) , involving FCDO, Sweden, WB, ILO, UNICEF and WFP, created to support Government of Mozambique (through Minister of Gender, Children and Social Action) to design and implement an adequate response to mitigate negative impacts of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations.