Resources on work, peace and resilience

  1. Press release

    Rapid assessment highlights impact of COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable workers and small-scale businesses in Lebanon

    05 June 2020

    The assessment examines how the crisis has affected employment and livelihoods of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugee workers, as well as the new challenges now facing small-scale enterprises in an already fragile economy.

  2. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, May/June 2020

    29 May 2020

  3. Global Initiative on Decent Work for Youth

    Executive Summary: Promoting Decent Employment for African Youth as a Peacebuilding Strategy

    14 May 2020

  4. Global Initiative on Decent Work for Youth

    Promoting Decent Employment for African Youth as a Peacebuilding Strategy

    14 May 2020

  5. © Trocaire 2020

    COVID-19: Supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes

    Helping the “double casualties” of COVID-19

    04 May 2020

    The spread of COVID-19 in fragile states riven by conflict and political insecurity, is turning millions of vulnerable people into double casualties of the pandemic.

  6. Policy Brief

    Coping with double casualties: How to support the working poor in low-income countries in response to COVID-19

    29 April 2020

    This Policy Brief looks into the possible impact that the COVID-19 pandemic may have, especially on the working poor in LDCs (Least Developed Countries) and countries facing fragility, or the aftermath of a conflict or disaster. In particular, the brief reviews possible impacts and responses that can be undertaken as part of the ILO response through the Jobs for Peace & Resilience (JPR) Flagship Programme.

  7. Opinion

    Towards a Coordinated Humanitarian-Development Response to COVID-19 Crisis: Reflections from the Arab Region with an ILO Lens

    22 April 2020

    The multilateral system should support Arab countries to build on humanitarian and development mechanisms and experiences developed in recent years, in order to rapidly and effectively respond to the COVID-19 health, social, and economic crisis in the region.

  8. Guidelines – Template ToRs

    How to mainstream conflict-sensitivity, social cohesion and peacebuilding in COVID-19 socio-economic/labour market assessments

    20 April 2020

  9. Guidance note

    Jobs for Peace and Resilience: A response to COVID-19 in fragile contexts

    20 April 2020

    The document compiles potential initiatives that could be implemented to address the consequences of COVID-19 in fragile contexts through the Jobs for Peace and Resilience (JPR) approach.

  10. News

    The socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in fragile settings: Peace and social cohesion at risk

    08 April 2020