Employment Policy Action Facility

  1. The ILO’s Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) is a knowledge sharing and technical assistance platform, which aims at providing evidence-based, timely and relevant support to member States and social partners in developing, formulating, implementing, financing and reviewing employment policies in line with current and future challenges both at global and national levels.

  1. Employment Policy Design Lab

    Find the latest evidence, good practice, tools and support for diagnosing, formulating, implementing and evaluating national employment policies

  1. Employment Diagnostic Toolbox

    Find the latest tools, guidance, and good practices to carry out country-specific employment diagnostics

Key resources

  1. Keep up with the latest trends and policy issues

    ILO Monitor on the world of work and the ongoing impact of multiple crises

  2. What are countries doing on policy?

    ILO’s Employment Policy Gateway: A global reference on national employment policies and strategies to promote youth employment

  3. Learn about ILO’s capacity building on employment policy and analysis

    The ILO’s International Training Centre in Turin provides training on policies and programmes for full and productive employment

  4. What have we learned over two decades?

    Read about lessons learned from more than two decades of national employment policies

What's new

  1. © A. Piacquadio / Pexels 2023

    ILO launches innovative platform to strengthen policy action for full employment

    09 March 2023

    The ILO’s Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) is a new knowledge-sharing and technical assistance platform that provides evidence-based, timely and relevant support for developing, implementing and reviewing employment policies.

  2. Guidelines for employment diagnostics in times of continuous change

    08 March 2023

    This guidance note outlines ILO’s approach to employment diagnostics in order to analyse labour market dynamics in continuous change.

  3. Support to improve the effectiveness of development assistance in 'green jobs and skills'

    03 March 2023

    ILO and OECD support G7 countries in tracking and measuring global commitment towards increasing ODA for green jobs and skills

  4. Employment diagnostics

    07 February 2023

    The first essential step towards creating decent jobs for all.

See also

  1. What is a NEP?

    This infographic provides an overview of National Employment Policies (NEPs).

  2. Report of the third recurrent discussion on employment

    Responding to the crisis and fostering inclusive and sustainable development with a new generation of comprehensive employment policies

  3. Global Employment Policy Review 2020

    The Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) examines trends in employment policies while at the same time presenting new and innovative solutions to the challenges of policy design and implementation.

  4. National employment policies for an inclusive, job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    This policy brief highlights the role of gender-responsive national employment policies in responding to the short- and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

  5. Youth Foresight

    A one-stop shop providing tools, publications and resources on young people’s education and skilling, employment, entrepreneurship, and engagement.

Contact us

Employment Policy Action Facility

Email : EPAF@ilo.org