Resources on social finance

  1. Delivering risk management solutions through public-private partnerships in Africa

    05 August 2021

  2. Enterprises Monthly Newsletter

    30 July 2021

  3. The role of cooperatives in eliminating child labour - A facilitator guide to train field trainers

    30 June 2021

    The objective of the training package on “The role of cooperatives in eliminating Child Labour” is to raise awareness of management, staff and members of agricultural cooperatives about child labour so that they are able to decide on and implement a set of actions that will contribute to the prevention and elimination of child labour within the cooperative’s and members’ operations as well as in their communities. It uses a situated learning approach, where participants are actively involved in their learning experience and learning focuses on skills and competencies specific to their professional practices. The training package builds on previous materials on cooperatives and child labour as well as ILO’s practical experience. The training package contains: a Facilitator guide to train field trainers and a Facilitator Guide to train management, staff and members of agricultural cooperatives. A PowerPoint presentation to support training of trainers can be requested from coop@ilo.org

  4. The role of cooperatives in eliminating child labour - A facilitator guide to train management, staff and members of agricultural cooperatives

    30 June 2021

    The objective of the training package on “The role of cooperatives in eliminating Child Labour” is to raise awareness of management, staff and members of agricultural cooperatives about child labour so that they are able to decide on and implement a set of actions that will contribute to the prevention and elimination of child labour within the cooperative’s and members’ operations as well as in their communities. It uses a situated learning approach, where participants are actively involved in their learning experience and learning focuses on skills and competencies specific to their professional practices. The training package builds on previous materials on cooperatives and child labour as well as ILO’s practical experience. The training package contains: a Facilitator guide to train field trainers and a Facilitator Guide to train management, staff and members of agricultural cooperatives. A PowerPoint presentation to support training of trainers can be requested from coop@ilo.org

  5. Platform labour in search of value: A study of workers’ organizing practices and business models in the digital economy

    30 June 2021

    This report seeks to capture the new strategies being deployed by self-employed workers to reclaim their rights to decent work and a fair share of economic gains in the value networks of the emerging platform economy. Specifically, it focuses on the experiences of workers in on-demand work, crowdsourcing and e-commerce sectors.

  6. Barriers for Access to Finance for MSMEs in North Macedonia: Stock of existing data and knowledge

    18 June 2021

  7. Financial inclusion for refugees and host communities

    18 June 2021

    As the world is recording its highest levels of population displacement yet, the global refugee crisis creates great vulnerabilities for forcibly displaced populations, as well as for host communities.

  8. Fellowship Programme - call for applications

    17 June 2021

    The ILO’s Social Finance Programme invites applications from qualified professionals with expertise in insurance, microfinance and development for inclusion in its Fellowship Programme roster and for potential placements in Africa and Asia.

  9. Delivering risk management solutions through public-private partnerships in Africa - Call for proposals

    17 June 2021

    As part of its partnership with the Agence Française de Développement, the ILO's Social Finance Programme is inviting proposals from public and private sector institutions in Africa that aim to implement risk management solutions for low-income households and/or small enterprises to achieve social and development impact.

  10. The ILO and the Agence Française de Développement launch partnership to implement risk management solutions for small enterprises and low-income households in Africa

    17 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization is launching a partnership with the Agence Française de Développement to implement risk management solutions for small enterprises and low-income households in Africa. The project will explore the potential for public-private partnerships, between governments and the financial sector, to achieve social and development impact.