August 2019

  1. Assessing the Employment Effects of Processing Cocoa in Ghana

    30 August 2019

  2. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  3. ILO alliance with G5 Sahel

    28 August 2019

    With a population of over 300 million and a rising trend of urbanization, the Sahel region offers huge opportunities for its populations. At the same time, however, the region is facing an increase in extremism, terrorism and criminality, fueled by endemic poverty, high income inequality, a high rate of youth unemployment and governance deficiencies.

  4. Ratification and Implementation of ILO Conventions 97 and 143 on Migrant Workers to Achieve Fair Labour Migration Governance

    20 August 2019

    Ratifying and effectively implementing ILO Conventions Nos 97 and 143 on Migrant Workers and its accompanying Recommendations Nos 86 and 151 is a key pillar in realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’s labour migration-related goals and targets, the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular migration, as well as the implementation of ILO’s Decent Work and Fair Migration Agendas.

  5. Best Practices on Social Protection: The case of e-INAS in Mozambique

    20 August 2019

    a document that describes and capitalize the whole process of building such a complex, key component of a functioning social protection system and highlights the importance of taking advantage of national capacities and using a training approach to enhance ownership and ensure sustainability.


    15 August 2019

    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.

  7. Rwanda adopts Revised National Employment Policy

    15 August 2019

July 2019

  1. BEST PRACTICE Advocacy for Social Protection Annual Social Protection Week in Mozambique

    31 July 2019

    As advocacy activities have been playing a central role in the evolution of the national social protection system in Mozambique, with this document ILO aims at sharing the knowledge gathered during the implementation of Social Protection Weeks to inform national and international stakeholders on how to maximize the results of this type of advocacy intervention on building a Social Protection Floor.

  2. Global Forum to tackle youth employment crisis

    30 July 2019

    GENEVA (ILO News) - More than 200 young people from around the world will be attending the Global Youth Employment Forum in Abuja, Nigeria to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.

  3. Social protection for migrants workers and their families in ECOWAS states - The ECOWAS general convention on social security

    26 July 2019

  4. Social protection for migrants workers and their families in ECOWAS states

    26 July 2019

  5. Success Africa IV: Working together for a better Africa

    17 July 2019

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa launched its new flagship publication entitled ″Success Africa IV: Working together for a better Africa″ showcasing impactful stories of effective initiatives undertaken by the ILO, its tripartite constituents and development partners across Africa from 2016 to 2018 to operationalize the Decent Work Agenda through development cooperation.

  6. Unleashing the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Egypt

    14 July 2019

    Position paper on women entrepreneurship development.

June 2019

  1. Key findings and recommendations from survey on labour migration from Ethiopia to Gulf Cooperation Council States and Lebanon - A policy brief

    28 June 2019

    Key findings and recommendations from survey on labour migration from Ethiopia to Gulf Cooperation Council States and Lebanon - A policy brief.

  2. Rights and responsibilities of relevant actors on labour migration in Ethiopia

    28 June 2019

    Rights and responsibilities of relevant actors on labour migration in Ethiopia: based on Ethiopian Overseas Employment Proclamation 923/20161.

  3. Organizing Informal Workers into Trade Unions-A trade union guide

    19 June 2019

    The aim of this document is to offer practical guidance on how to address six institutional challenges in organizing the informal economy into trade unions. The guide relies on practical and important lessons on how to integrate the diverse group of informal economy workers and operators into the formal structures of the trade union movement. It also addresses the benefits and the challenges of organizing informal economy workers, and hereby enacts and supports the implementation of Recommendation No. 204.

  4. The Driving Force Birth and Evolution of Tripartism - The Role of the ILO Workers' Group

    18 June 2019

    Beyond stating that the International Labour Organization has, since 1919, had a unique tripartite structure, with the participation of governments and employers’ and workers’ organizations, not much has been written about how tripartism actually works. The book gives examples of the dynamics at work between the three groups of the ILO and explains how, over time, the force that has driven its agenda has been the Workers’Group.

  5. World of Work

    10 June 2019

    The ILO at 100

May 2019

  1. Informality and Poverty in Zambia: Findings from the 2015 Living Conditions and Monitoring Survey

    31 May 2019

    In Zambia like in many developing countries, quality and up-to-date data on the size and characteristics of informal workers are scarce, which constitutes a major challenge to the formulation of appropriate policies targeting this group, and the extension of social protection coverage in general. Despite its importance to employment and contribution to the economy, the definition and measurement of the informal economy pose a challenge. The analysis on informality and poverty in Zambia presents useful and critical information to support comprehensive policy dialogue on suitable interventions for extension of coverage.

  2. Executive Summary - Mozambique Cyclone Idai 2019: Post Disaster Needs Assessment

    23 May 2019