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September 2022

  1. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Sept/Oct 2022

    26 September 2022

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    Platform work and gender inequalities - A case study from India

    26 September 2022

    Over the past decade, the world has witnessed a rise in platforms and the growing platformization of work. These trends are also pervasive in India. While these developments have resulted in increased access to work for women, they are also characterized by a number of challenges. This episode examines these issues and offers some policy considerations for overcoming these challenges.

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    Trade can generate more and better jobs in Southern Mediterranean countries

    20 September 2022

    An ILO report assesses the impact of trade growth and economic development of Southern Mediterranean countries on the quality of jobs in the region, with a particular focus on women and youth, and on SMEs in the region.

  4. How to work in the green economy? Guide for young people, job seekers and those who support them

    01 September 2022

    When choosing professional future, many young people, sensitive to planetary issues, would like their future job to be consistent with their convictions and help to bend the carbon curve. However, for non-specialists, the green economy is still very vague. Which careers to go to? What skills to acquire? This guide aims to provide them with answers.

August 2022

  1. Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.

July 2022

  1. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2022

    27 July 2022

  2. Work-life transitions: Are they becoming more turbulent?

    27 July 2022

    This podcast episode aims to explore labour market transition patterns to enhance global knowledge of such patterns for informed and timely policymaking, particularly in emerging and developing countries, and identifies the role digitalization plays as a driver of changing transition patterns but also as a facilitator of transitions.

June 2022

  1. Policy sequences during and after COVID-19: A review of labour market policy patterns

    24 June 2022

    This policy brief tracks the sequential logic of labour market policies across a sample of countries from all world regions.

  2. Promoting youth employment during COVID-19: A review of policy responses

    24 June 2022

    This report gives an overview on actual policy responses in the area of youth employment during the COVID-19 crisis in 20 selected countries.

  3. Skilling, re-skilling, digitalization and the future of work

    24 June 2022

    This podcast episode explores labour market skills needs, and how education, training and lifelong learning can effectively skill and re-skill workers throughout their lives in an evolving and increasingly digitalized labour market.