Publications

January 2010

  1. Implications of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis on the Tourism Sector in Egypt

    03 January 2010

    This study is a contribution to the debate on the impacts of global economic and financial crisis on the tourism sector in Egypt generally and on tourism employment in particular. It is obvious that tourism is one of the dynamic sectors within the Egyptian economy, it has backward linkages with different sectors, and it is also highly exposed to world market and external demand.

December 2009

  1. National AIDS Commission Republic of Liberia, National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework II 2010‐ 2014

    31 December 2009

    The National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework II succeeds the first NSF, which expired in 2007, to guide Liberia’s national HIV response for the period 2010-2014.

  2. Report of the ILO's Commission of Inquiry on Zimbabwe - Truth, Reconciliation and Justice in Zimbabwe

    31 December 2009

    Report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by the Government of Zimbabwe of the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), and the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98)

  3. Improving job quality in Africa through concerted efforts by Governments, employers and workers (IJQA) (Final Evaluation Summary)

    31 December 2009

    Project INT/08/61/DAN - Evaluation Consultant: Dugan Fraser

  4. ILO Summit on the global jobs crisis. June 2009

    21 December 2009

    The ILO Summit on the Global Jobs Crisis was held on 15-17 June 2009 in Geneva, in response to the financial crisis and its grave impact on global unemployment, poverty and inequality. Addressed by Heads of State and Government, Vice-Presidents, Ministers and leaders of workers' and employers' organizations from around the world, the Summit featured three days of intense debate on different aspects of the crisis.

  5. National Profile of Working Conditions in Mozambique

    14 December 2009

    This national profile report presents a concise overview of working conditions in selected sectors of Mozambique. It is mainly drawn from ILO’s eighteen-month project (2008-2009) on “Improving Job Quality in Africa through concerted efforts by Governments, Employers and Workers”. This project was supported by Danish International Development Assistance and carried out in Mozambique and the United Republic of Tanzania.

  6. Indigenous and Tribal Peoples' Rights in Practice: A guide to ILO Convention No. 169

    12 December 2009

    "The world can no longer ignore indigenous peoples. The world has to come to grips with the reality that indigenous peoples have survived the worst forms of colonization, they have survived the worst situations of poverty - we are still around!" -Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Chairperson of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

November 2009

  1. A rapid impact assessment of the global economic crisis on Liberia

    05 November 2009

    Prepared for the Republic of Liberia with technical assistance from Professor James Heintz and the International Labour Organization

October 2009

  1. HIV and AIDS Policy for the Textile Industry of Zimbabwe

    30 October 2009

    This HIV and AIDS policy for the textile sector was developed with the total involvement of the industry in consultation with relevant stakeholders. It highlights the priorities and strategies for the sector and intends to guide the implementation of effective, comprehensive initiatives in the textile industry, in response to the HIV and AIDS.

  2. Independent evaluation of the ILO's strategy to support member States capacities to development policies and programmes focused on youth employment. Case studies are on Perú, Indonesia and Liberia.

    24 October 2009

    The evaluation analyses the ILO’s strategy to increase member States’ capacities to develop policies or programmes focused on youth employment. The thrust of this strategy is to strengthen the International Labour Organization (ILO) constituents’ capacities to translate global commitments expressed in the United Nations (UN) (for making productive employment and decent work a fundamental component of economic and social policies and/or development strategies) into national action.

  3. Private employment agencies, temporary agency workers and their contribution to the labour market. WPEAC/2009

    02 October 2009

    Private employment agencies play an important role in the functioning of contemporary labour markets. They act as intermediaries in modern labour markets, allowing enterprises greater flexibility to increase or decrease their workforces, while ensuring for the workers sufficient security in terms of job opportunities and employment standards, including pay, working time and training.

  4. Overview report of the Research Project by the ILO and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the constitutional and legislative protection of the rights of indigenous peoples.

    02 October 2009

    The project examined the extent to which the legal framework of 24 selected African countries impacts on and protects the rights of indigenous peoples. The project aimed to contribute to the development of a suitable policy and legal framework for the protection of the rights of indigenous peoples and build the capacity and raise the awareness of relevant actors amongst indigenous peoples and government institutions.

September 2009

  1. HIV and AIDS Policy for the Energy Sector of Zimbabwe

    23 September 2009

    The Policy provides in detail the rationale, HIV preventive strategies, prescriptive solutions, and the priorities for mitigation that should be employed in combating the contracting, spread and effects of HIV. It deals with the rights and responsibilities of players within the industry, with regard to this epidemic.

  2. The Kadoma Declaration - Towards a shared national economic and social vision

    04 September 2009

    At its meeting held on 20 August 2001, the Tripartite Negotiating Forum (TNF) noted that it was desiarable to address the totality of the macro-economic problems including the Country Risk Factor. The TNF tasked the Social Partners to draft position papers on the Country Risk factors and the points raised in these papers have been distillled in the development of this Declaration.

August 2009

  1. Forced labor: Coercion and exploitation in the private economy

    26 August 2009

    PRAISE FOR FORCED LABOR "Excellent. . . . This state-of-the-art volume provides a first-rate analysis of the dynamics leading to the occurrence of forced labour, its global distribution,and different types of policy responses." -Jens Lerche, SOAS, University of London. Two centuries after the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade, at least 12.3 million people are subjected to modern forms of forced labor - in rich countries, as well as poor ones. The authors of Forced Labor present state-of-the-art research on the manifestations of these slavery-like practices, why they continue to survive, and how they can be eliminated.

July 2009

  1. Building decent societies. Rethinking the role of social security in development

    31 July 2009

    This book makes the case for a comprehensive social security system to be developed in all countries, including the poorest ones, in order to eliminate desperate conditions of poverty, to reverse growing inequality and to sustain economic growth. This is a co-publication with Palgrave Macmillan

  2. Training resource pack for agricultural cooperatives on the elimination of hazardous child labour (Set of 2 books)

    09 July 2009

    The goal of this resource kit is to raise awareness, help cooperative trainers to plan and run activities, and improve occupational safety and health conditions and promote the implementation of ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182).

  3. Building rural roads

    09 July 2009

    The purpose of this manual is to provide technical staff ranging from site supervisors to engineers with a technical reference which details commonly used work methods and best practices for constructing rural roads. It describes all phases of works management from the initial stages of identification and design, through technical planning, work organization, works implementation procedures, site administration, to reporting and control.

  4. Cooperating out of child labour. Harnessing the untapped potential of cooperatives and the cooperative movement to eliminate child labour

    08 July 2009

    This title has been produced as a call to action to the world cooperative movement to join hands in fighting child labour. Cooperatives and the cooperative movement have an important, but as yet unharnessed, role to play in the elimination of child labour worldwide.

June 2009

  1. Malawi country profile on occupational safety and health

    01 June 2009

    While Malawi has done well in the area of OSH, a lot of work still needs to be done. The profile has shown areas where Malawi has done well also those areas that need to be improved.