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  1. Document


    13 March 2013

  2. News

    How to scale-up employment creation and social inclusion in a green economy?

    12 March 2013

    This was the central question of the Inter-Agency Workshop on Employment and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy held on 4 and 5 March in Turin, Italy.

  3. Publication

    Green jobs in Mauritius. Experiences from a Small Island Developing State

    11 March 2013

    The Government of Mauritius has adopted a sustainable development framework called “Maurice, Ile Durable” and aims to be a model of sustainable development for Small Island Developing States. This synthesis report presents an overview of four studies carried out in Mauritius in 2011-2012 with support from the ILO Green Jobs Programme. Objetive of the studies was to explore the green jobs opportunities within the “Maurice Ile Durable” framework.

  4. Publication

    Methodologies for assessing green jobs

    11 March 2013

    This policy brief sets out the different methodologies available to assess the employment potential that green policies can offer and, in so doing, aims to help to focus policy decision-making in order to make it as efficient and productive as possible.

  5. Project

    National Youth Funds in Africa

    07 March 2013

  6. Document

    The Social Finance Network (SFN)

    07 March 2013

  7. Document

    Inclusive finance for workers

    07 March 2013

  8. Publication

    Impact Insurance Working Paper #21: Audiovisual mass media campaigns for insurance education: Stages and lessons

    01 March 2013

    As the microinsurance industry grows there is an increasing need to scale up insurance education efforts and educate a wider audience. Audiovisual media is an attractive dissemination channel to achieve this because it is strongly anchored in the lifestyle of low-income people in developing countries. This paper explores the stages of such campaigns and presents lessons learnt.

  9. Instructional material

    Pricing for microinsurance: a technical guide

    01 March 2013

    Microinsurance providers expressed a need for increased understanding and expertise in pricing their products. This need was confirmed by a survey conducted in selected countries and with selected microinsurance providers by the ILO's Impact Insurance Facility in 2012. Although often outsourced to external actuaries, it is important for microinsurance providers to play an active role in the pricing process as well. The primary objective of the technical guide is to provide the reader with greater understanding of the pricing process and tools used to improve pricing.

  10. Publication

    Annual Report 2012

    28 February 2013

    The Annual Report 2012 highlights the achievements of the ILO's Impact Insurance Facility over the past year.