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  1. Publication

    Promoting green entrepreneurship among young women and men in Kenya

    18 September 2013

    The Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) is a partnership between the Africa Commission, the Youth Employment Network and the ILO. Through training and business plan competition it promotes green entrepreneurship among young women and men in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.

  2. Project

    China: Skill development for green entrepreneurship

    07 August 2013

    Green jobs activities in China put a particular focus on green entrepreneurship training and skills development for green jobs.

  3. Publication

    Efectos del Comercio en el Empleo: Informe Guatemala

    07 August 2013

    El informe aborda la relación entre comercio y empleo en el país para la formulación de políticas nacionales. Hace uso de los estudios realizados por el proyecto ECE en Guatemala y de las discusiones llevadas a cabo durante las reuniones del Grupo de Trabajo Asesor. El documento subraya la necesidad de tomar medidas adecuadas para mitigar los costos de ajuste que implica la liberalización comercial. Enfatiza además la necesidad de políticas adicionales para mejorar la capacidad de oferta nacional, lo cual requeriría de una mejoría significativa en cuanto a infraestructura física, mayor productividad del trabajo y mejor gobernabilidad económica.

  4. Publication

    Etude Nationale du Projet «Evaluer et Gérer les Effets du Commerce sur L'Emploi» au Bénin

    07 August 2013

    Ce rapport résume les études réalisées par le Projet ECE au Bénin et fait la synthèse des discussions lors des réunions de « Policy Working Group ». Ce rapport met en évidence la relation entre le commerce et l'emploi au Bénin pour la formulation de politique nationale. Le rapport souligne la nécessité pour le Bénin de prendre des mesures adaptées pour atténuer les coûts d'ajustement liés à la libéralisation commerciale. Il insiste sur la nécessité de politiques complémentaires pour améliorer la capacité de l'offre, ce qui exigerait une nette amélioration de l'infrastructure physique, une augmentation de la productivité du travail et une amélioration de la gouvernance économique.

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    SMEs and job creation

    Is small still beautiful?

    26 July 2013

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a key role in job creation, providing two thirds of all formal jobs in developing countries and up to 80 per cent in low income countries.

  6. Project brief

    Greening the hotel industry in Thailand

    03 July 2013

    The ILO’s Greener Business Asia project addresses the need to shift towards more sustainable and responsible business models, through worker-employer co-operation. It promotes environmentally-friendly practices, whilst also advancing the decent work agenda in workplaces. This factsheet summarizes experiences from the hotel industry in Thailand.

  7. Presentation

    The ILO‘s Approach of Entrepreneurship Development

    26 June 2013

    Presented by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Assistant Director-General for Policy, ILO

  8. Event

    Global Dialogue Forum on Initiatives to Promote Decent and Productive Work in the Chemical Industry

    The purpose of the Forum was to discuss initiatives to promote decent and productive work in the chemical industry. This Forum will examine initiatives to promote social dialogue for improving the performance of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, in particular of small and medium-sized enterprises.

  9. Publication

    Are you in search of a Green Biz idea?

    17 June 2013

    This manual, elaborated jointly by YEF Africa and the Green Jobs Programme, aims to be a guide for entrepreneurs who are willing to start a green business idea.

  10. Publication

    Stakeholder Process Facilitator's Guide - Acting in an intercultural context

    11 June 2013

    The ILO has developed the SCORE programme that supports small and medium sized enterprise to grow and create more and better jobs by improving their competitiveness through better quality, productivity and workplace practices. Within the programme, a particular focus has been put on collaboration and communication of enterprises with their internal stakeholders. With this publication the focus will be broadened by bringing to attention the relationships of enterprises with their external stakeholders as well as the relationships among the external stakeholders themselves.