October 2021

  1. Announcing the 2nd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call finalists

    13 October 2021

    The finalists will have the opportunity to present their projects during a live-streamed event on 4 November 2021.

  2. Two decades of national employment policies 2000-2020

    13 October 2021

    Part I: Employment policy design: Lessons from the past, policies for the future

September 2021

  1. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, September/October 2021

    28 September 2021

  2. ILO and Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training (SFUVET) sign an agreement to promote skills and lifelong learning

    23 September 2021

    The Letter of Understanding between the two organizations aims to promote skills and lifelong learning for all workers throughout their working lives.

August 2021

  1. Digital labour platforms offer young refugees a possible route to decent work

    12 August 2021

    Digital labour platforms have the potential to transform how young refugees make a living, according to a new ILO report, but coordinated action is needed to help them access the gig economy and decent digital jobs.

  2. Towards decent work for young refugees and host communities in the digital platform economy in Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Egypt

    12 August 2021

    This report explores job creation in the gig economy from the unique experiences and perspectives of youth and refugees, as well as from the viewpoint of digital labour and e-commerce platforms, digital training providers, start-up incubators, social partners, and policymakers.

  3. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2021

    04 August 2021

July 2021

  1. Career development support at the heart of lifelong learning systems

  2. JobAgri: Putting knowledge to work to support job-rich investments in agriculture and agri-food chains in sub-Saharan Africa

    20 July 2021

  3. Building Forward Fairer: Women’s rights to work and at work at the core of the COVID-19 recovery

    19 July 2021

    This policy brief provides an outlook of where women stand in the labour market after more than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic.