01 March 2016
A new ILO project helps people find decent jobs in areas of Sri Lanka that were affected by civil war.
ILO training initiative
22 February 2016
An ILO initiative in north Lebanon is training women on food preparation and marketing, to help them make a living, market excess produce, and carve a visible role for themselves in the agricultural sector.
08 January 2016
An ILO project prioritizes education as the main instrument to eliminate child labour in the country’s seasonal agriculture. So far, more than 1,200 children have benefitted from the project.
19 December 2015
This paper is focused on those employed in the central civil service and those employed in local and regional government in Germany and the UK.
This webinar recording features the Africa Agriculture and Trade Investment Fund (AATIF), an innovative public-private partnership initiated by KfW on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and managed by Deutsche Bank.
03 December 2015
ESS Paper Series (SECSOC) - ESS 49
National experiences in building social protection floors. India’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
30 November 2015
This study reviews the legislation and implementation of the Indian Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in the light of the provisions of Recommendation No. 202.
Child labour and forced labour
Monitoring report on the use of child labour and forced labour during the Uzbekistan 2015 Cotton Harvest
20 November 2015
In October 2014, the World Bank requested the ILO to assess the potential use of child labour and forced labour by the beneficiaries of World Bank projects in specific areas, with particular emphasis on the cotton harvest. The report presents the key findings of the monitoring carried out by the ILO in September and October 2015.
17 November 2015
This knowledge sharing and learning event for Africa attended by 80 participants from 29 countries was held from 9 – 13 November 2015 in Accra, Ghana.
Public works programmes: A strategy for poverty alleviation - The gender dimension revisited in Employment-Intensive Investment Programmes in 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean
17 November 2015
Employment Working Paper No. 194