Employment Policy Action Facility

The ILO’s Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) is a knowledge sharing and technical assistance platform, which aims at providing evidence-based, timely and relevant support to member States and social partners in developing, formulating, implementing, financing and reviewing employment policies in line with current and future challenges both at global and national levels.

EPAF videos

  1. Introducing ILO's Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)

  2. Présentation de l’Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) de l'OIT

  3. Presentación del Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) de la OIT

  4. Guide to using the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)

  1. Employment Policy Design Lab

    Find the latest evidence, good practice, tools and support for diagnosing, formulating, implementing and evaluating national employment policies

  1. Employment Diagnostic Toolbox

    Find the latest tools, guidance, and good practices to carry out country-specific employment diagnostics

Key resources

  1. Keep up with the latest trends and policy issues

    ILO Monitor on the world of work and the ongoing impact of multiple crises

  2. What are countries doing on policy?

    ILO’s Employment Policy Gateway: A global reference on national employment policies and strategies to promote youth employment

  3. Learn about ILO’s capacity building on employment policy and analysis

    The ILO’s International Training Centre in Turin provides training on policies and programmes for full and productive employment

  4. What have we learned over two decades?

    Read about lessons learned from more than two decades of national employment policies

What's new

  1. Public employment services and active labour market policies for transitions: Responses to mega trends and crises

    14 July 2023

    The first global report by the ILO on public employment services explores their role in mitigating the labor market disruptions stemming from the COVID-19 crisis and potentially future crises. Additionally, it investigates the adaptive measures and innovative strategies these institutions have employed to navigate the evolving world of work during the past two decades.

  2. Technology in public employment services to promote youth employment in Asia and the Pacific

    30 June 2023

    This report provides insights into how public employment services in Asia-Pacific are digitally transforming and how they are using technology to support youth in the labour market.

  3. © justocker / iStock 2023

    ILO launches a series of country briefs on youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa

    29 June 2023

    The briefs analyze youth labour market issues and the school-to-work transition in seven sub-Saharan countries, review their youth employment policies and provide a sub-regional overview of youth employment trends.

  4. The role of active labour market policies for a just transition

    29 June 2023

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy Briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and the role of active labour market policies, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.

See also

  1. What is a NEP?

    This infographic provides an overview of National Employment Policies (NEPs).

  2. Report of the third recurrent discussion on employment

    Responding to the crisis and fostering inclusive and sustainable development with a new generation of comprehensive employment policies

  3. Global Employment Policy Review 2020

    The Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) examines trends in employment policies while at the same time presenting new and innovative solutions to the challenges of policy design and implementation.

  4. One-pager on Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)

    This simple, visual guide explains how the ILO's Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) works and how users can best utilize it to fit their employment policy needs.

  5. National employment policies for an inclusive, job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    This policy brief highlights the role of gender-responsive national employment policies in responding to the short- and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

  6. Youth Foresight

    A one-stop shop providing tools, publications and resources on young people’s education and skilling, employment, entrepreneurship, and engagement.

Contact us

Employment Policy Action Facility

Email : EPAF@ilo.org