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September 2020

  1. Growing green: Fostering a green entrepreneurial ecosystem for youth

    21 September 2020

    The research reviews the entrepreneurial ecosystem to assess capacity to foster young green entrepreneurship and to address the social and environmental challenges. The report considers from the perspective of key stakeholders, primarily those providing business development services (BDS) and experts in the field of youth and social entrepreneurship, as well as government representatives and entrepreneurs themselves.

  2. Youth Aspirations and the Future of Work: A Review of the Literature and Evidence

    14 September 2020

    This report was undertaken as part of the ILO Future of Work project and aims to (i) review the literature on the concepts and drivers of aspirations; (ii) develop a conceptual framework that relates labour market conditions to aspirations; (iii) map the existing survey-based evidence on the aspirations of youth worldwide; and (iv) provide insights into how to improve data collection, research and evidence-based policy-making related to young persons aspirations.

  3. Speakers' bios: How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    03 September 2020

  4. Event flyer: How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    03 September 2020

  5. COVID-19 and the labour market in Argentina: The challenge of fighting the pandemic and its socio-economic impact at a time of severe difficulty

    03 September 2020

  6. How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    The virtual event will discuss the key contribution of employment and decent work to peacebuilding, social cohesion and social justice, in particular in the time of the COVID-19 crisis.

  7. Rapid Diagnostic Assessment of Employment Impacts under COVID-19 in Lebanon

    03 September 2020

  8. Rapid Country Assessment: South Africa - The impacts from a COVID-19 shock to South Africa's economy and labour market

    03 September 2020

    This rapid assessment considers the likely impact of the COVID crisis on enterprises and livelihoods and incomes of workers – regular and non-regular, protected and unprotected. It checks the policy responses to the economic crisis and examines initiatives to protect both enterprises and workers, especially the most vulnerable in South Africa.

August 2020

  1. © Michael Coghlan 2020

    Digital channels improve access to employment support

    26 August 2020

    A new ILO policy brief shows how public employment services are using technology to increase the help available to people whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19.

  2. Global challenges, Global solutions: Bringing gender equality to the core of employment recovery

    19 August 2020

    This podcast is part of a series Global challenges – Global solutions: COVID-19 and the Employment Policy Response