December 2023

  1. Questions and Answers on the Global report on public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions

    11 December 2023

    Public employment services are one of the key institutions for implementing government employment and labour market policies. They have historically played a central role in responding to crises and fostering recovery to ensure an efficient and well-functioning labour market. This Q&A focuses on the first global report by the ILO on public employment services, shedding light on the latest developments and trends of employment services and active labour market policies during the past two decades.

  2. Youth Leadership in Action: The future we cannot afford to ignore

    In the context of the Global Refugee Forum, the ILO is supporting the linked event on Youth Leadership in Action. The event is organized to support the Global Multi-Stakeholder Pledge to Support Work With, For & By Young People in Displacement and brings together multiple stakeholders for a dynamic dialogue on the crucial role of young refugees in global humanitarian and development processes.

November 2023

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Nov/Dec 2023

    24 November 2023

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    Artificial Intelligence and the future of work: A threat or a promise?

    20 November 2023

    Is Artificial Intelligence (AI) a threat or a promise in the future of work? This episode examines this question and explores what kind of research and policies should be considered to better assess the impact of AI on such issues as gender balance, social justice, and other ethical and moral questions arising from its use in the workplace in both developed and developing economies.

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    The dynamics of youth employment and its supporting policy framework

    Tagging to the forthcoming 20th anniversary edition of the ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2024, the 1st Youth Employment Research Forum will bring together researchers from across the globe, who are advancing the frontiers of knowledge on youth employment and contributing to the evidence base.

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    Virtual launch of the ILO report “Public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions: Responses to mega trends and crises”

    This online launch event presents the main finding of the ILO report “Public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions: Responses to mega trends and crises.”

October 2023

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    Jobs for Africa and beyond: The role of structural transformation and economic policies in the 21st century

    16 October 2023

    The world is facing a host of challenges causing sluggish employment growth in Africa and other developing regions. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to this labour market stress, slowing and in some cases reversing gains in employment creation over the past decade. Structural transformation can help overcome these challenges, through a new policy framework aimed at creating jobs.

  2. What strategic and organizational choices should Public Employment Services make in the face of new challenges in the labour market?

    This webinar is an opportunity to discover the results of an international benchmark study on employment services conducted by the Government of France and to discuss with representatives of several contributing countries their public employment models.

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    Youth Employment Research Forum: The dynamics of youth employment and its supporting policy framework

    02 October 2023

    The ILO, IDRC and INCLUDE invite researchers to submit proposals to present innovative research papers relevant to the future of youth employment. The deadline for submission is Friday, 27 October 2023.

September 2023

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    The quest for social justice: The role of research and dialogue

    25 September 2023

    The advancement of social justice is an idea that’s getting new attention these days, as economic and population growth translates into more people are looking for jobs and more and more jobs are looking for people to fill them. What role can labour market research and social dialogue play in meeting this challenge?