Publications

2020

  1. Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

    11 August 2020

    Executive Summary of the survey report

  2. Youth and COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

    11 August 2020

  3. Youth & COVID-19: Impacts on jobs, education, rights and mental well-being

    11 August 2020

    The report captures the immediate effects of the pandemic on the lives of young people (aged 18–29) with regards to employment, education, mental well-being, rights and social activism. Over 12,000 responses were received from young people in 112 countries.

  4. China – Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on employment

    28 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has had a major impact on employment in China. From the onset of the crisis, the Government adopted a wide range of policies to support enterprises and protect workers. These policies have prioritized employment, though not all policies have been yet fully implemented. Stronger implementation and more integrated employment policies are needed, while continuing to adapt to the economic recovery in a more flexible and fragile labour market.

  5. A gender-responsive employment recovery: Building back fairer

    24 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the entrenched gender inequalities that plague labour markets. Building back fairer will only be possible by tackling these inequalities head on during the emergency and recovery phases.

  6. Robotics and reshoring - Employment implications for developing countries

    22 July 2020

    This volume addresses the impact of automation on employment in global supply chains.

  7. Attaining SDG 8 in Portugal: Macroeconomic, sectoral and labour market policies for structural transformation and full and productive employment

    21 July 2020

  8. Reference guide for Employment Impact Assessment (EIA)

    09 July 2020

    Employment policy is an area where there are relatively large gaps in evidence, and Employment Impact Assessment (EIA) can contribute to improving the effectiveness of policy response.

  9. Attaining SDG 8 in Azerbaijan: The challenges of economic transformation and job creation

    29 June 2020

  10. Accelerating structural transformation towards SDG goals: Macroeconomic and sectoral policies for full and productive employment in Rwanda

    26 June 2020

  11. Portugal : Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and labour market

    26 June 2020

  12. Desk Review Study on Employment Impact Assessment (EmpIA): Potential of Natural Resource Management (NRM) Investments on Employment Creation

    22 June 2020

    STRENGTHEN Publication Series Working Paper No. 24

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

    27 May 2020

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

    26 May 2020

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.