Resources on work, peace and resilience

  1. Policy brief

    COVID-19 - Tackling the jobs crisis in the Least Developed Countries

    18 January 2021

    This policy brief provides an overview of the evolution of the COVID-19-induced health and labour market crises in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). While highlighting how the outbreak is affecting jobs and incomes, and looking at policy responses so far, it also provides suggestions for national employment and economic policies, as well as international support, to help LDCs on their path to a job-rich recovery and future resilience.

  2. Joint ILO, WHO, Interpeace and PBSO paper

    From crisis to opportunity for sustainable peace: A joint perspective on responding to the health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19

    17 December 2020

  3. ILO Working Paper 20

    COVID-19, jobs and the future of work in the LDCs: A (disheartening) preliminary account

    15 December 2020

    This paper provides an overview of the evolution of the COVID-19-induced health and labour market crises in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), drawing on a large set of available data and sources. It highlights how the outbreak is affecting jobs and incomes via multiple channels of transmission. It looks at policy responses so far and provides some suggestions for national employment and economic policies, as well as international support to help LDCs on their path to a job-rich recovery and future resilience.

  4. Publication

    Profile and Analysis of Youth, Gender and Land Related Conflicts in Bong and Lofa Counties, Liberia

    02 December 2020

    This study informs, and is part of, the UN Peacebuilding Fund project “Sustaining peace and improving social cohesion through the promotion of rural employment opportunities for youth in conflict-prone areas”, implemented jointly by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Food Programme (WFP). Its findings serve to support the analytical basis upon which project activities are designed and implemented, and the participation of local stakeholders throughout the project’s components.

  5. 2020 Trade for Peace Week

    Trade for peace through decent work

    This event, scheduled for 2 December, is being organised as part of WTO's 2020 Trade for Peace Week.

  6. Geneva Peace Week 2020

    Summary of the virtual panel discussion "From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19"

    30 November 2020

  7. Publication

    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, November/December 2020

    26 November 2020

  8. UN 75th Anniversary

    Investing in people through the ILO’s employment-intensive investment approach

    25 November 2020

  9. Geneva Peace Week 2020

    Intervention by Ms. Mito Tsukamoto, ILO, at the virtual panel discussion "From Crisis to Opportunity for Sustainable Peace: Addressing interactions between health, employment and peacebuilding challenges in times of COVID-19"

    05 November 2020

  10. Publication

    HAMETIN - ERA Agro-Forestry Project newsletter October 2020

    31 October 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.