1. Total systems failure: Three lessons on how to avoid a “blue screen of death” in your market systems development project

    28 August 2023

  2. Strengthening childcare provision in Moldova through public and private efforts – opportunities and constraints

    24 August 2023

    Market system analysis of the childcare sector in Moldova

  3. Viet Nam’s wood and furniture industry - A systemic sector assessment

    23 August 2023

  4. Conclusions concerning the promotion of sustainable enterprises - International Labour Conference, June 2007

    15 August 2023

    The conclusions of this discussion provide an important contribution agreed by the ILO’s tripartite constituency of governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations on how to promote enterprise development in a manner that aligns enterprise growth with sustainable development objectives and the creation of productive employment and decent work.

  5. Women and youth in Sarajevo entrepreneurship ecosystem

    14 August 2023

    Promoting Inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystems for women and youth

  6. Women and youth in Banja Luka entrepreneurship ecosystem

    14 August 2023

    Promoting inclusive entrepreneurship ecosystems for women and youth

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2023

    01 August 2023

  8. A holistic approach for the elimination of child labour and its roots causes in supply chains: Mainstreaming the promotion of the MNE Declaration in the ACCEL-Africa project

    28 July 2023

  9. Green jobs policy readiness assessment in the Agriculture Sector in Thailand

    19 July 2023

    This case study report examines the experience of green jobs and a Just Transition to environmental sustainability (hereafter, a “Just Transition”) in the Thai agricultural sector with a specific focus on the Khok Nong Na Model in Mae Chaem District, Chiang Mai Province.

  10. Green Jobs Policy Readiness Assessment in Thailand

    19 July 2023

    In most countries the transition to a green economy is still at an early stage and it is expected that job losses will occur due to changes caused by the transition to a green economy. However, ILO studies have concluded that these job losses will be smaller than initially expected (ILO, n.d.). The concepts of green jobs and a just transition to environmental sustainability (hereafter, a “Just Transition”) play an important role in the process of green economic policy development.

  11. Green Jobs and Just Transition Readiness Assessment in the Energy Sector in Indonesia

    19 July 2023

    This study is part of the ILO’s support for the Government of Indonesia under the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE). It is aimed at assisting the country’s efforts in planning a just energy transition that also considers measures to mitigate negative employment impacts. The work of the ILO has always focused on advancing social justice and advocating for decent work. In this regard, we acknowledge the importance of collaborative efforts on reducing environmental impacts and addressing climate change while creating employment opportunities and ensuring socially just outcomes.

  12. Assessment of green jobs opportunities, gaps and barriers in Ger and Nature tourism in Mongolia

    19 July 2023

    With the support of the PAGE Green Recovery Programme in Mongolia, the “Ger and Nature” scheme proposes promoting green jobs/decent work among tourism operators and local herding communities, with individual community groups serving as hosts to cultural and adventure tourists. The “ger” in “Ger and Nature” refers to the traditional circular tent dwellings used by nomadic herders in Mongolia, and which would be used to offer hospitality to both domestic and international tourists. This report presents an assessment of green jobs potential in Mongolia and an analysis of existing policy settings for supporting green jobs, using Ger and Nature tourism as a focal point.

  13. Analysis of Decent work standards and gaps in GER and Nature tourism in Mongolia

    19 July 2023

    This report provides an analysis of the decent work situation and challenges in community-based eco-tourism in Mongolia with a focus on Ger and Nature Tourism, otherwise known as nomadic family stay, in rural Mongolia. Semi-structured face-to-face and telephone interviews, focus group discussions were administered among herders, tour operators, a visitor, an academic from a higher education institution, trade union representatives, policy-makers and international development organizations including the ILO and the United Nations

  14. Integrated financial services for better risk management

    11 July 2023

    Financial institutions have a critical role in supporting vulnerable low-income households to cope with the growing risks and impact of climate change and extreme weather events. This publication highlights the importance of an integrated approach to risk management that combines insurance with other financial and non-financial services.

  15. Creating a conducive environment for women's entrepreneurship development: Taking stock of ILO efforts and looking ahead in a changing world of work

    06 July 2023

    This Compendium provides an overview of 19 ILO projects and programmes supporting women’s entrepreneurship and gender equality across different contexts.

  16. Leveraging foreign investment for decent and productive jobs: Enabling policies and strategies for linkage development in Cambodia

    03 July 2023

  17. 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.

  18. An impact insurance solution to build smallholder farmers' resilience

    26 June 2023

    This paper explores impact insurance for smallholder farmer and what type of insurance solution can help build their resilience. The report looks at the background of inclusive insurance and suggests a framework to assess the performance of future products.

  19. Market systems analysis of the food service sector for employment inclusion of refugees in Egypt

    14 June 2023

    This study explores the food services and restaurants sector in Cairo, Alexandria and Damietta regions of the Egypt in terms of key market constraints for SME's growth and the creation of more and better jobs for urban refugees, youth and host communities.

  20. Green jobs, green economy, just transition and related concepts: A review of definitions developed through intergovernmental processes and international organizations

    01 June 2023