17 September 2020
This report summarizes findings from a qualitative study conducted with a group of industry experts to explore the implications of COVID-19 for production systems and practices in Asia. The results provide an early and tentative picture of industry sentiment on questions related to the future of Asian garment production.
COVID-19 and the World of Work: Rapid Assessment of the Employment Impacts and Policy Responses SERBIA
02 September 2020
Serbia went for the biggest Covid-19 response package in the Western Balkans to retain jobs and to protect incomes. The new report shows how many and which jobs are at risk. The publication also assesses the welfare effects of the government interventions and provides policy recommendations.
Social protection responses to COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific: The story so far and future considerations
19 August 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has fundamentally shaken societies and economies across the Asia-Pacific region and the world. As some countries begin to enter what is likely to be a long recovery phase, this note, result of a collaborative effort of the United Nations Issue-based Coalition (IBC) for Inclusion and Empowerment, explores how short-term measures can be transformed into comprehensive and shock-responsive social protection system.
18 August 2020
Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.
07 August 2020
Country brief prepared by the ILO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrant workers, and country responses.
Rapid Assessment of the Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Populations and Small-Scale Enterprises in Iraq
16 July 2020
The objective of the assessment is to highlight the immediate effects of COVID-19 on vulnerable workers and their households, particularly on issues related to employment, income, economic conditions, and prospects for the immediate future. In addition, the assessment addresses the effects of the pandemic on small-scale enterprises, including how they are adapting to the challenges that the pandemic presents and the implications for their employees.
03 July 2020
Country brief prepared by the ILO’s Country Office for Thailand on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrant workers, and country's responses.
26 June 2020
COVID-19 and the World of Work: Rapid Assessment of the Employment Impacts and Policy Responses MONTENEGRO
25 June 2020
The report provides evidence that show that the lockdown measures had severe impacts on employment. It offers six policy options for the country for supporting enterprises, jobs and incomes during the reactivation phase.
25 June 2020
Based on interviews with 1,190 enterprises across Jordan in late April, this rapid assessment sheds light on the significant impact of COVID-19 and lockdown measures on enterprises and employees in the Kingdom.
The latest regional and country research, assessments, guidelines and policy recommendations relating to COVID-19 and the world of work.