1. Work4Women: Tackling Financial Challenges of Kindergarten and Pre-School Owners in Jordan

    25 May 2023

  2. AFERE: Supporting Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in Rural Tunisia

    25 May 2023

  3. COVID-19 Recovery in Argentina: Recognizing and Supporting Care

    25 May 2023

  4. Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work: Evidence from West Africa

    25 May 2023

  5. The SCORE Programme: Building the Capacity of Small and Medium Enterprises

    25 May 2023

  6. RBCLAC: Promoting Responsible Business Practices in the Americas

    25 May 2023

  7. WE Empower: Fostering Trickle-Down Effects in G7 Countries

    25 May 2023

  8. National Assessment of women's entrepreneurship development in Georgia

    25 May 2023

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, May/June 2023

    24 May 2023

  10. Green Business Guide

    23 May 2023

    Businesses must incorporate principles of sustainability into their decisions to reduce their negative impacts on the environment. This comprehensive report provides practical guidance on how businesses can achieve this, and ensure profitability and environmental responsibility through sustainable practices.

  11. Report on the expert advice service and web site March 2023

    22 May 2023

  12. Cooperative Care Provision as a Gender-Transformative Decent Work Solution

    19 May 2023

    The ILO’s Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Branch (GEDI) and Cooperatives Unit (COOP) are working together on building an innovative cross-regional, multi-country programme on Cooperative Care Provision as a Gender transformative Decent Work Solution. The programme aims to enhance care provision through cooperatives and other social and solidarity entities starting with a series of pilot initiatives. The full programme is expected to help strengthen and scale up national support networks to better serve their members by building capacities for improved delivery of services, and advocating for their needs, concerns, and priorities.

  13. The humanitarian development nexus in action: A review and mapping of market-led approaches in forced displacement contexts

    16 May 2023

    This report provides insights and lessons learned on the implementation of market-based approaches in displacement contexts.

  14. Social Finance Brief: RUFI's journey in serving refugees and host communities in South Sudan and Uganda

    12 May 2023

    In this brief, focussing on “Making Finance Work for Refugees”, Social Finance documents the experience of the Rural Finance Initiative (RUFI) in South Sudan and Uganda. RUFI aims to provide financial services to rural entrepreneurs to improve their living standards. This Social Finance Brief covers RUFI's operations in the context of displacement from South Sudan to Uganda.

  15. Social Finance Brief: Seguros Bolivar

    25 April 2023

    In 2018, the Colombian insurance company Seguros Bolivar launched “Tranquilidad Pymes”, a multi-risk insurance product to protect micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Colombia. This Social Finance Brief shows how the company developed its communications and product design strategy.

  16. Think.COOP for refugees and host communities

    11 April 2023

    Think.COOP for refugees and host communities is designed for refugees and host community residents who are interested in joining or starting a cooperative. During this orientation, the participants: (i) learn about the fundamentals of a cooperative business; (ii) understand the conditions under which the cooperative is a better way to doing business; (iii) analyse how social cohesion and trust can help one pursue opportunities to improve one’s livelihood; and (iv) learn how cooperative can contribute to build trust and social cohesion at the community level. At the end of this orientation, the participants will be better able to decide whether the cooperative business model is right for them.

  17. Adaptation and Implementation Guide: ILO Formalize Your Business Training

    07 April 2023

    This Guide presents the ILO Formalize Your Business (FYB) training programme and offers practical guidance on adapting and implementing the training programme in your country.

  18. ILO Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work

    29 March 2023

    The Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work Programme was launched by the ILO and the Governments of Norway and Switzerland to address constraints to productivity growth and decent job creation.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Mar/Apr 2023

    29 March 2023

  20. Brief: Promoting responsible digital wage payments

    27 March 2023

    Digital wage payments (wages paid into a bank or mobile account or a prepaid card) have become the norm for most workers worldwide. But millions of workers still lack access to them. When designed and offered responsibly, digital wage payments can benefit workers, employers, and governments, contributing to sustainable enterprises and worker well-being. This brief gives an overview of the different considerations to maximize the potential of digital wage payments.