Publications

2020

  1. China – Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on employment

    28 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has had a major impact on employment in China. From the onset of the crisis, the Government adopted a wide range of policies to support enterprises and protect workers. These policies have prioritized employment, though not all policies have been yet fully implemented. Stronger implementation and more integrated employment policies are needed, while continuing to adapt to the economic recovery in a more flexible and fragile labour market.

  2. Attaining SDG 8 in Portugal: Macroeconomic, sectoral and labour market policies for structural transformation and full and productive employment

    21 July 2020

  3. HAMETIN - ERA Agro-Forestry Project newsletter June 2020

    15 July 2020

    To share news and information on ERA-AF project activities which are funded by the European Union (EU) and being implemented by the ILO as a component of the Partnership Support for Agro-Forestry (PSAF) Ai ba Futuru.

  4. Attaining SDG 8 in Azerbaijan: The challenges of economic transformation and job creation

    29 June 2020

  5. Accelerating structural transformation towards SDG goals: Macroeconomic and sectoral policies for full and productive employment in Rwanda

    26 June 2020

  6. Population Ageing: Alternative measures of dependency and implications for the future of work

    08 June 2020

    This paper examines the projected labour force participation trends of older workers to 2030 and discusses the future of economic dependency for developing, emerging and developed countries.

  7. Papua New Guinea Project Brief

    05 May 2020

    This project brief describes the Employment-Intensive Recovery and Reconstruction Response (E3R) project to mitigate the impact of a series of 7.5 and a 6.7 magnitude that hit the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, between the 26 of February and 8 of March 2019. By using a local-resource based strategy, the ILO was able to assist successfully in the construction of gravity fed water supply systems and contribute to the transition towards livelihoods recovery.

  8. Migration and job creation in North/West Africa: Employment-intensive investment strategies in The Gambia, Mauritania, and Tunisia

    24 March 2020

    This note explains how the ILO supports its constituents, particularly the countries of the origin of migrants, in addressing migration issues through job creation with the EIIP approach, with concrete examples from the ILO’s experiences in The Gambia, Mauritania, and Tunisia.

  9. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and employment policies in the Philippines

    23 March 2020

  10. Training Manual - Construction of Rural Road Pavements Utilizing Labour-Based Technology

    18 March 2020

  11. Construction of low volume sealed roads 2013 - good practice guide to labour-based methods

    18 March 2020

  12. Jobs for Peace and Resilience: Key facts and figures

    11 March 2020

  13. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020: Technology and the future of jobs

    09 March 2020

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, this report sets out the youth labour market situation around the world.

  14. Mauritania project newsletter: volume 1 (in French)

    02 March 2020

    A selection of articles that describes recent activities on employment promotion in Mauritania (in French)

  15. Employment Impact Assessments: Integrating the informal sector into social accounting matrices and computable general equilibrium models

    31 January 2020

    STRENGTHEN Publication Series Working Paper No. 6

  16. Youth transitions and lifetime trajectory

    17 January 2020

  17. Literature Review of Empirical Studies on Okun’s Law in Latin America and the Caribbean

    17 January 2020

  18. Informal Employment Trends in the Indian Economy: Persistent informality, but growing positive development

    17 January 2020

  19. The Youth Transition To Formality

    14 January 2020

2019

  1. Refugees and decent work: Lessons learned from recent refugee jobs compacts

    17 December 2019