Afghanistan resources

February 2008

  1. Publication

    Afganistan - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2008): Elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour (FL)

  2. Publication

    Afganistan - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2008): Freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining (FACB)

  3. Publication

    Afganistan - Country baselines under the ILO Declaration Annual Review (2000-2008): Effective abolition of child labour (CL)

January 2008

  1. Press release

    Global employment trends 2008

    South Asia could end poverty in a generation, but only if economic development is accompanied by inclusive labour market policies, according to a new report by the ILO.

September 2007

  1. Press release

    Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) in South Asia

    South Asia shows significant progress in productivity and working poverty, but low female labour force participation misses productivity potential

August 2007

  1. Article

    Helping former Afghan fighters reintegrate

    By Ingrid Christensen, Officer-in-Charge, Jacqueline Paul and Ram Gopal Parajuli, ILO Kabul. Former fighters and their families are now getting help to resume normal lives, thanks to the Afghan Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD), ILO, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) which operates the Reintegration Support Project for Ex-combatants (RSPE).

April 2007

  1. Video

    Afghanistan: Women Entrepreneurs

    Afghan women are taking their handicraft skills to the market and playing an active role in the country's reconstruction and development.

March 2007

  1. Publication

    Developing national skills strategies: report of ILO/SKILLS-AP/Japan Regional Technical Meeting on Developing National Skills Strategies, Chiba, Japan, 27-30 March 2007

    Provides experiences, good practices and the development of Tripartite Action Plans for Afghanistan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Pakistan and Timor-Leste and the effective roadmap for follow-up action.

January 2007

  1. Press release

    ILO releases Global Employment Trends 2007: South Asia faces growing gender unemployment gap & challenge of creating jobs.

    The number of people unemployed worldwide remained at an historic high in 2006, despite strong global economic growth

October 2006

  1. Publication

    Expansion of Employment Services to Nine Provinces in Afghanistan (Final Evaluation Summary)

    Projects AFG/06/01/GTZ and AFG/03/03/FRG