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  1. Press release

    UCGL and ILO sign cooperation agreement

    27 September 2012

  2. Event

    Tapping into Women Entrepreneurs

    7-8 August 2012, Gauteng, South Africa. Workshop on the market potential of financing women entrepreneurs

  3. Article

    Philippines: Boosting entrepreneurship to ease jobs crisis

    16 July 2012

    One third of the Philippines population live in poverty, and thousands head out every day to work abroad. The ILO is promoting entrepreneurship as an alternative to hard-to-get wage jobs and migration.

  4. Studies on Growth with Equity

    EuroZone job crisis: trends and policy responses

    11 July 2012

    The study provides the latest trends on the employment situation in EU countries and examines the labour market reforms adopted by various governments.

  5. Article

    Three steps to curb youth unemployment

    15 May 2012

    The right mix of education and training, promoting entrepreneurship and strengthening employment services is key to tackling the current youth employment crisis in many parts of the world, said Executive Director of the ILO’s Employment Sector, Mr José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs.

  6. Press release

    World Day for Safety and Health at Work: Promoting a safety culture in Indonesian small and medium enterprises

    23 April 2012

    Employing more than 95 per cent of the world’s working population, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the main source of employment in developing countries, including Indonesia. In Indonesia, SMEs have also become a significant support to the sustainable development of the economy and important channel to absorb surplus labour. In fact, more than 60 per cent of the labour force is employed in SMEs.

  7. Event

    Managing your Agricultural Cooperative - My.Coop. First official online Training of Trainers course

    This on-line training will give you additional pedagogical guidelines and advice on how to structure and how to facilitate the My.Coop contents from the general My.Coop training package. After successful completion of this course you will be trained on how to use the My.Coop training package in your own context.

  8. Publication

    Protecting the poor: A microinsurance compendium

    10 April 2012

  9. Publication

    Protecting the Poor: A microinsurance compendium. Vol. II

    10 April 2012

    Offering a synthesis of new trends and practices in the growing market of microinsurance, this volume will be an invaluable resource for policy-makers and practitioners alike.

  10. Publication

    Promoting Green Entrepreneurship. First lessons learned from the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) Kenya, 2010 and 2011

    28 March 2012

    This report presents YEF’s activities in the field of green entrepreneurship promotion in Kenya by outlining key achievements and practical examples from the years 2010 and 2011. The lessons learned from those experiences allow formulating recommendations for future activities.