End Child Labour in Supply Chains: It’s everyone’s business

World Day against Child Labour 2016 This year, the focus for World Day Against Child Labour – marked on 12 June – is on child labour and supply chains. With 168 million children still in child labour, all supply chains, from agriculture to manufacturing, services to construction, run the risk that child labour may be… Continue reading End Child Labour in Supply Chains: It’s everyone’s business

Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk | ILO Report

Thie ILO Global Employment Trends 2013 Report examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends. Download the report (Full report 161 pages – pdf 5.6 MB) Executive Summary… Continue reading Global Employment Trends for Youth 2013: A generation at risk | ILO Report

Youth employment: What works | ILO Evidence

International Youth Day, marked every year on August 12, aims at drawing attention to issues affecting young people worldwide. It is also an opportunity to highlight some of the policies and practices that can help tackle the youth jobs crisis. Promoting youth employment has become a top priority for many governments at a time when… Continue reading Youth employment: What works | ILO Evidence

Youth employment: What works | ILO Evidence

International Youth Day, marked every year on August 12, aims at drawing attention to issues affecting young people worldwide. It is also an opportunity to highlight some of the policies and practices that can help tackle the youth jobs crisis. Promoting youth employment has become a top priority for many governments at a time when… Continue reading Youth employment: What works | ILO Evidence

Learning forum on Green Jobs: local strategies and actions

Learning forum on Green Jobs: local strategies and actions. Provides participants with a range of development tools and best practices with the objective to enhance their skills in the design and implementation of innovative Green Jobs strategies and actions at the local level. Target group: Local, regional and national officials concerned with economic development or… Continue reading Learning forum on Green Jobs: local strategies and actions

The Call — The Turin 2011 Learning Link

The Call — Learning Link. The Turin 2011 Learning Link is based on the principle of collaborative contributions. This call is addressed to all organizations that are willing to share their knowledge and experiences in a participatory learning setting from April 11-15 at the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy. Themes South-South… Continue reading The Call — The Turin 2011 Learning Link

Key reading on ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment

Promoting Pro-Poor growth: A Practical Guide to ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment http://www.oecd.org/document/… This practical guide, developed by the DAC Network on Poverty Reduction (POVNET), is designed to help staff in developing countries and in aid agencies to plan and execute PIAs and to interpret their findings, the ultimate goal being to design and implement more… Continue reading Key reading on ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment

Unions to Davos: Jobs the Missing Link

Employment and incomes key to pulling world economy out of tailspin, as ILO predicts up to 50 million jobs to go and 200 million more into absolute poverty, as new IMF figures herald global recession. The global financial crisis now threatens to become a social time bomb if the world’s governments don’t act together to… Continue reading Unions to Davos: Jobs the Missing Link