03 September 2020
17 August 2020
Employment services and labour market policies are key to bridging from immediate measures to a job-rich recovery.
12 August 2020
This policy brief addresses the impact of COVID-19 on global trade and the subsequent impact on employment, with an emphasis on implications for developing countries.
24 July 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the entrenched gender inequalities that plague labour markets. Building back fairer will only be possible by tackling these inequalities head on during the emergency and recovery phases.
Rapid Diagnostics for Assessing the Country Level Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Labour Market - Guidelines
05 May 2020
These guidelines were developed by the ILO's Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch (EMPLAB) to support countries, through ILO employment specialists and Country Offices, undertake rapid diagnostics to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and policy responses.
06 March 2019
This policy brief explores the gender gaps and potential in infrastructure works, highlights good practices and promising results, and outlines measures to allow women to participate in, benefit from, and contribute to infrastructure works programmes.
Job creation for Syrian refugees and host communities: Employment Intensive Investment strategies in Jordan and Lebanon
28 October 2018
This policy paper presents the approach, experiences and lessons learned from ongoing projects and some findings of project-level evaluations in the two countries.
11 October 2018
14 August 2018
This policy brief provides insights into the various construction projects supervised by the Employment Intensive Investment Program of the International Labour Organization in favour of Indigenous and Tribal People.
20 June 2018
This technical note shows how public employment services (PES) are going beyond traditional ways of working, moving towards joined-up services to help people facing complex barriers to employment in finding work and building skills, with the aim of achieving more sustainable outcomes. The note explores the meaning of “joined-up services” and presents selected country case studies that offer insights from experience to policy-makers, practitioners and others interested in developing services to maximize the level of support available to disadvantaged jobseekers.