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  1. Publication

    Assessment of the environment for the development of women's entrepreneurship in Cameroon, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal

    19 December 2011

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 15

  2. Publication

    Ethiopia: Women with disabilities harness the power of entrepreneurship

    23 November 2011

    Despite the role of empowerment in improving the livelihoods of poor people, there is still a huge gap between the theory of empowerment and its practice. To help bridge this gap and provide guidance, this story describes real-life empowerment made possible by the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on disability which set out to provide and promote entrepreneurship training for disabled women in Ethiopia, in partnership with local organizations. It is part of a series of stories of empowerment produced by the Development Co-operation Directorate - Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Network on Poverty Reduction of the OECD.

  3. Publication

    Building Business and Entrepreneurship Awareness.

    17 November 2011

    An ILO experience of integrating entrepreneurship education into national vocational education systems

  4. Publication

    The Sultanate of Oman The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises: An “EESE” Assessment

    08 November 2011

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 14

  5. Event

    Decent Work Forum No. 56 - POTENTIAL OF A SOCIAL INCOME APPROACH: Evidence from India

  6. Publication

    Mongolia – The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises and a framework for SME growth and development

    04 October 2011

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 12

  7. Publication

    Trade and Employment: From Myths to Facts - ILO-EC publication

    04 October 2011

    The edited volume “Trade and Employment: From Myths to Facts” is the outcome of a joint project of the European Commission and the International Labour Office. The book contributes to promoting the advancement of employment, decent work and social cohesion in developing countries by assisting policy makers and social partners in anticipating and addressing the effects of trade reforms on employment

  8. Publication

    Making Globalization Socially Sustainable

    20 September 2011

    Globalization is widely seen as a powerful engine that has the potential to promote growth and development. For many years, however, concerns have also been raised about the effects of globalization on jobs and wages. This has led to questions about the social sustainability of globalization. This volume consists of contributions by leading academic experts who analyse the various channels through which globalization affects jobs and wages.

  9. Article

    Young Timorese beautician is a cut above the rest

    29 July 2011

    Eugenia de Jesus Cardoso now runs a successful beauty salon in her hometown, in Maliana, her hometown in Timore-Leste. She gained the business and specialist skills she needed during a training programme run by the Timore-Leste Government and the ILO’s Youth Employment Promotion (YEP) programme. By Matt Crook for the ILO Liaison Office for Timor-Leste

  10. Instructional material

    Project Design Manual, a step-by-step tool to Support the Development of Cooperatives and Other Forms of Self-Help Organizations

    18 July 2011