A global programme : investing in employment for poverty reduction and local economic growth 2003-2007

A programme document of the Employment-Intensive Investment Branch

This document describes the Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) of the ILO, especially its main components for the period 2003-2007. The ILO's programmes related to employment are presented, with special emphasis on the use of employment intensive technologies in infrastructure, as well as modalities for lasting change. Furthermore it describes the partnerships of the EIIP with governments, employers' and workers' organisations, donors, development banks and other organisations in the promotion of the employment intensive approach.