Publications

2022

  1. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, July/August 2022

    27 July 2022

  2. Annual Report 2021

    21 July 2022

    The Annual Report 2021 highlights the achievements of the Social Finance Programme over the past year. The report covers developments in Social Finance's three streams of work: financial inclusion, impact insurance and sustainable investing.

  3. A market systems approach to skills development

    18 July 2022

    A joint think piece by the ILO SKILLS Branch and SME unit

  4. Guide to Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Value Chain Development

    14 July 2022

    The Guide to Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Value Chain Development provides practical advice, recommendations and good practices to programmes seeking to adopt a more gender-sensitive approach to value chain development

  5. Report on the expert advice service and web site March 2022

    30 June 2022

  6. Guide to Recommendation No.189 on Job Creation in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    27 June 2022

    This Guide to the Recommendation No. 189 provides key elements to support the implementation of policies and strategies to promote decent and sustainable job creation in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs).

  7. SCORE Training catalogue

    17 June 2022

    SCORE Training helps SMEs to achieve better working conditions and productivity through its wide variety of modules and stands as an aid to compliance.

  8. References made to the MNE Declaration in International Framework Agreements

    08 June 2022

  9. Cooperatives and the World of Work No. 16 - Legal Compendium on the Social and Solidarity Economy

    03 June 2022

    A shared understanding of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) is emerging from the development of legislation and statistical frameworks on the SSE. Since the turn of the century, legislation on the SSE has been adopted in more than 20 countries. Based on a review of the legal acts, this brief presents and synthesizes the values, principles, organizational forms and policy measures that are subsumed under the SSE.

  10. Social Finance Brief: MiCRO

    30 May 2022

    The Microinsurance Catastrophe Risk Organization (MiCRO) is a company that aims to close the protection gap through parametric insurance. Its innovative model uses state-of-the-art technology to detect and measure severe droughts, earthquakes and excessive rainfall in order to protect vulnerable populations. This brief explains how MiCRO reaches out to different target groups and creates value for them.

  11. Employment Policy Department Newsletter, May/June 2022

    28 May 2022

  12. Senegal's Integrated National Strategy for the Formalization of the Informal Economy (SNIFEI) and Operational Action Plan for the Transformation of the Informal Sector (PAOTSI)

    26 May 2022

    The development of the Integrated National Strategy for the Formalization of the Informal Economy (SNIFEI) stems from a desire to achieve the orientations of the Emerging Senegalese Plan (PSE), in particular, those related to a structural transformation of our economy in order to promote sustainable and inclusive growth, which creates decent jobs. (Document in French only)

  13. Las mujeres en el desarrollo empresarial - Honduras

    26 May 2022

  14. Cooperatives and the World of Work No. 15 - Partnerships between trade unions and the social and solidarity economy to support informal economy workers

    13 May 2022

    This brief documents partnerships between trade unions and the social and the solidarity economy in support of informal economy workers. It is based on a research study that involved a literature review, and an examination of selected partnerships through the development of country case studies in Brazil, Colombia, Kenya and South Africa, and validation of findings with organizations of informal economy workers.

  15. The elimination of child labour and its root causes – the guidance offered by the ILO MNE Declaration

    05 May 2022

  16. Social Protection & Cooperatives Spotlight - Mobilizing social and solidarity economy units towards universal social protection

    29 April 2022

    This ILO Spotlight brief is jointly developed by the Social Protection Department and the Cooperatives Unit in the Enterprises Department. It focuses on mobilizing social and solidarity economy units towards universal social protection. The brief builds on the related section of the Office Report on “Decent work and the social and solidarity economy” prepared for general discussion at the International Labour Conference 110th Session, 2022 (paras 73 et seq.).

  17. Summary of the Report on The contribution of IPAs to achieving SDG 8

    27 April 2022

  18. The contribution of IPAs to achieving SDG 8 - Report of the ILO-WAIPA Survey of Investment Promotion Agencies on inclusive economic growth and decent work

    27 April 2022

  19. Upgrading informal apprenticeships in Jordan's car garages

    25 April 2022

    A vehicle for job quality improvements and productivity gains in micro and small businesses

  20. Ensuring a productivity ecosystem for all

    25 April 2022

    Promoting gender inclusive working conditions on the factory floor for decent work and productivity growth