Women's Entrepreneurship Development (WED) resources

  1. Thinking globally, acting locally: Tackling youth employment in El Salvador

    11 February 2022

    This podcast provides a closer look at how El Salvador is using the global expertise of the ILO and the resources of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) to generate new and inclusive employment policies. Guests are ILO Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch Chief Sukti Dasgupta in Geneva and ILO-SIDA project manager Juan José Urbina in El Salvador.

  2. Género y Emprendimiento (GET Ahead) – Experiencias de Latinoamérica

  3. In the uneven recovery from the COVID-19 jobs crisis, women are being left behind

    22 November 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the world of work. A new ILO brief shows that the crisis in labour markets has had an uneven impact on women. In this podcast, Valeria Esquivel, Employment Policies and Gender specialist in the Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch of the ILO’s Employment Policy Department analyses the current challenges and what can be done to address them.

  4. Training Equitably: Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Supporting Women in Business

  5. Business Upgrading for Gender-Responsive Value Chains

  6. The Next 15 Million: Entrepreneurship Training At Scale – New Data On The Global Outreach Of ILO’s Entrepreneurship Training

    16 May 2017

  7. The Next 15 Million: Entrepreneurship Training At Scale – New Data On The Global Outreach Of ILO’s Entrepreneurship Training

    16 May 2017

  8. Green Business Booklet

    12 May 2017

    Going green is not only good for the environment, but makes business sense too, as the greening of enterprises results in improved access to markets, higher productivity and cost savings. The Green Business Booklet is part of the Green Jobs packages and the Start and Improve Your Business series of products and helps aspiring entrepreneurs to come up with a green business idea and existing entrepreneurs to green their businesses.

  9. Does the combination of vocational and business management training produce extra benefits?

    13 October 2016

  10. Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    01 March 2016

    The ILO approach to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development - Sustainable Enterprises