March 2023

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    The technology paradox: Is it a great equalizer for some, but digital divider for others?

    30 March 2023

    Technology has made enormous strides in the past few decades, improving many people’s lives, and creating incredible economic, scientific, and medical breakthroughs in the world of work. For some, it has been “the great equalizer”. But for others it may be widening the social and economic divide. Can we solve this paradox? Listen to our podcast and find out.

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Mar/Apr 2023

    29 March 2023

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    Is green the colour of our future? The green and digital transformation and the future of work

    16 March 2023

    There’s never been a more urgent need to unleash the power of digitalization to drive the green transition. Digital technology could deliver one-fifth of the emission cuts needed to hit net-zero by 2050. In this episode Director of the ILO Priority Action Programme on Just Transitions Towards Environmentally Sustainable Economies and Societies Moustapha Kamal Gueye explains the green and digital transformation and its impact on a greener future of work.

  4. African Union, Cirad, FAO and ILO discuss action plan for new initiative on job-rich recovery in agriculture and agri-systems in Africa

    15 March 2023

    The initiative “JobAgri” aims to fill evidence gaps in the labour content of the agriculture and agri-food sectors to create decent employment. Supported by innovative knowledge generation on the quality and quantity of labour in Africa’s agri-food sector, the programme provides guidance on policy and investments for a job-rich recovery.

  5. Harnessing satellite data to measure employment outcomes

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #41

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    ILO launches innovative platform to strengthen policy action for full employment

    09 March 2023

    The ILO’s Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) is a new knowledge-sharing and technical assistance platform that provides evidence-based, timely and relevant support for developing, implementing and reviewing employment policies.

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    Special edition - International Women's Day 2023 - EMPLOYMENT Newsletter

    06 March 2023

    This is a special themed edition of the EMPLOYMENT newsletter published on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2023.

February 2023

  1. Launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)

    The launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) aims at increasing awareness of ILO’s support to member States on comprehensive employment policies, including in the areas of employment diagnostics, policy design, implementation, financing, and monitoring.

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    Career guidance in challenging times: An investment in the future

    16 February 2023

    A host of disruptive trends – public health crises, accelerated automation, digitalization, and climate change – are buffeting the world of work, requiring new kinds of skills and re-skilling in labour markets. Career guidance is now more important than ever for recovery plans and forward-looking strategies for helping workers stay employed, and enterprises stay competitive.

January 2023

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    Employment Policy Department Newsletter, Jan/Feb 2023

    27 January 2023