News

October 2020

  1. The feasibility of using big data in anticipating and matching skills needs

    28 October 2020

  2. E-formality for enterprise and employment formalization

    15 October 2020

    In this video, ILO technical specialists help shed light on what enterprise formalization is and how technology, or e-formality, can be used to facilitate this process and pave the way to employment formalization.

  3. NATURE HIRES: How Nature-based Solutions can power a green jobs recovery

    12 October 2020

    Combining expertise on nature and employment, this joint World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) - ILO publication maps out the societal challenges where nature-based solutions can be effective, how they support job creation and how they have been used, providing evidence and examples as to how they integrally support the achievement of the SDGs and a sustainable response to the COVID-19 crisis.

  4. Launch of the 1st Cambodia Skills Challenge Innovation Call

    The first Cambodia Skills Challenge Innovation Call will recognize and support the development of solutions that aim to address challenges faced by TVET to adapt to online learning and skills training.

  5. Guide and digital interactive assessment tool on Making TVET and skills development inclusive for all

    05 October 2020

    The guide aims to help skills decision-makers and practitioners assess to what extent their TVET system is currently excluding certain individuals or groups, identifies underlying reasons, and provides practical ideas on what could be done to redress inequalities.

  6. Global challenges, Global solutions: Building the best policy outcomes: How National Employment Policies act as an entry point in response to crisis situations

    01 October 2020

    This podcast is part of a series Global challenges – Global solutions: COVID-19 and the Employment Policy Response.

September 2020

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

    30 September 2020

    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.

  2. Growing green: Fostering a green entrepreneurial ecosystem for youth

    21 September 2020

    The research reviews the entrepreneurial ecosystem to assess capacity to foster young green entrepreneurship and to address the social and environmental challenges. The report considers from the perspective of key stakeholders, primarily those providing business development services (BDS) and experts in the field of youth and social entrepreneurship, as well as government representatives and entrepreneurs themselves.

  3. Youth Aspirations and the Future of Work: A Review of the Literature and Evidence

    14 September 2020

    This report was undertaken as part of the ILO Future of Work project and aims to (i) review the literature on the concepts and drivers of aspirations; (ii) develop a conceptual framework that relates labour market conditions to aspirations; (iii) map the existing survey-based evidence on the aspirations of youth worldwide; and (iv) provide insights into how to improve data collection, research and evidence-based policy-making related to young persons aspirations.

  4. Speakers' bios: How employment and decent work can contribute to peace and social cohesion in the time of the COVID-19 crisis

    03 September 2020