Tools and Services on National Employment Policies


  1. Publication

    Guidelines for inclusion of skills aspects into employment-related analyses and policy formulation

    03 December 2015

  2. Publication

    Public works programmes: A strategy for poverty alleviation - The gender dimension revisited in Employment-Intensive Investment Programmes in 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean

    17 November 2015

    Employment Working Paper No. 194

  3. Publication

    The employment dimension of infrastructure investments: A guide for employment impact assessment

    17 November 2015

    Employment Working Paper No. 178

  4. Guidance Note

    Anticipating and matching skills and jobs

    05 November 2015

  5. Publication

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015: Scaling up investments in decent jobs for youth

    08 October 2015

    This issue of Global Employment Trends for Youth provides an update on youth labour markets around the world, focusing both on the continuing labour market instability and on structural issues in youth labour markets.

  6. Event

    Training on Monitoring and Results Measurement in Private Sector Development

    New training introducing to the core principles and practice of monitoring and results measurement in private sector development. 7 - 11 December 2015

  7. Social Protection Policy Paper. Paper 15

    Social protection for maternity: Key policy trends and statistics

    15 July 2015

    This policy paper: (i) provides a global overview of the organization of maternity cash benefits and maternity care in 188 countries; (ii) analyses trends and recent policies, e.g. extension of maternity protection coverage in a large number of low- and middle-income countries; (iii) describes the negative impacts of fiscal consolidation and adjustment measures in a number of higher-income economies; (iv) presents the costs of a universal benefit to all pregnant women in 57 low and middle income countries; and (v) calls for the expansion of maternity protection to accelerate progress on women’s rights and enhancing the well-being of new mothers, promoting inclusive development and social justice.

  8. Publication

    Employment protection legislation: Summary indicators in the area of terminating regular contracts (individual dismissals)

    27 March 2015

  9. Work4Youth Publications

    Labour market transitions of young women and men in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

    26 March 2015

    This report presents the results of the School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) implemented in six countries in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region – Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Ukraine – in 2012 or 2013. The indicators resulting from the surveys and analysed in this report provide a much more detailed picture of the youth in the labour market in a part of the world where unemployment rates are among the highest in the world.

  10. Studies on Growth with Equity

    An Employment-oriented Investment Strategy for Europe

    28 January 2015

    Against a backdrop of sluggish economic conditions and continued weak job creation, the Investment Plan proposed by the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker would provide a rapid economic stimulus that would foster Europe’s competitiveness at the same time as boosting much-needed employment creation. The main finding of this ILO report is that, if careful consideration is given to the design of the programme and its allocation, over 2.1 million net new jobs would be created by mid-2018.