Publications

2020

  1. Preventing exclusion from the labour market: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis

    27 May 2020

  2. Delivering on SDG8 – Integrated pathways to economic transformation and inclusive labour markets

    26 May 2020

  3. Rapid Diagnostics for Assessing the Country Level Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Labour Market - Guidelines

    05 May 2020

    These guidelines were developed by the ILO's Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch (EMPLAB) to support countries, through ILO employment specialists and Country Offices, undertake rapid diagnostics to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and policy responses.

  4. 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.

  5. Guide for Monitoring Employment and Conducting Employment Impact Assessments (EmpIA) of Infrastructure Investments

    14 April 2020

    This Guide is one in a series of project publications that aim to capture the tools and methods developed and used under the STRENGTHEN project, as well as the main lessons from implementing these in the partner countries.

  6. Community Infrastructure in Urban Areas: Creating jobs while improving low-income settlements

    31 March 2020

    This Guide describes the application of various tools in selected urban communities in the Philippines and Cambodia and describes the different components of an effective approach to improve community infrastructure in low-income settlements while creating employment in the process.

  7. Rapid employment creation in times of crisis: From cash for work to sustainable recovery and livelihood development

    31 March 2020

    This document brings together ILO principles, experiences and tools in rapid employment creation in times of crisis, with examples from the Asia and Pacific region where natural disasters are frequent occurrences due to the changing climates.

  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. Contribution of employment-intensive investment approaches to the achievement of SDGs in Cameroon

    02 March 2020

    The ILO's technical assistance to the Ministry of Public Works as part of the Kumba-Mamfe road development project

  13. From informal to formal: A meta-analysis of what triggers the conversion in Asia

    17 January 2020

  14. Youth transitions and lifetime trajectory

    17 January 2020

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

    17 January 2020

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

    17 January 2020

2019

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

    17 December 2019

  2. An incomplete transformation: SDG 8, structural change, and full and productive employment in Ethiopia

    12 December 2019

  3. Growth and precariousness in Egypt

    12 December 2019

  4. Structural change and employment in India

    12 December 2019