14 August 2020
On August 4 2020, a massive explosion ripped through the Port of Beirut, killing hundreds of people and leaving thousands more injured and homeless. The ILO response programme contributes to the UN Flash Appeal under the Emergency Response Framework to address the consequences of the explosion, from immediate needs to recovery and reconstruction.
COVID-19 response and recovery in countries affected by disasters and climate vulnerability: Challenges and opportunities
17 July 2020
The aim of this note is to highlight the potential difficulties as well as the mutually reinforcing benefits of responding to the pandemic in disaster-prone countries.
15 July 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.
STRENGTHEN Publication Series
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
The role of public employment programmes and employment guarantee schemes in COVID-19 policy responses
29 May 2020
14 May 2020
The aim of this note is to identify EIIP initiatives in the WASH sector that also contribute to local job creation in response to COVID-19.
EIIP 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.
05 May 2020
This note was developed by the ILO's Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) to promote the design and implementation of short-term emergency employment programmes and longer term employment-intensive public works schemes to create jobs and generate income for vulnerable people in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.
Coping with double casualties: How to support the working poor in low-income countries in response to COVID-19
29 April 2020
This Policy Brief looks into the possible impact that the COVID-19 pandemic may have, especially on the working poor in LDCs (Least Developed Countries) and countries facing fragility, or the aftermath of a conflict or disaster. In particular, the brief reviews possible impacts and responses that can be undertaken as part of the ILO response through the Jobs for Peace & Resilience (JPR) Flagship Programme.
Guidelines – Template ToRs
How to mainstream conflict-sensitivity, social cohesion and peacebuilding in COVID-19 socio-economic/labour market assessments
20 April 2020