Publications

ILO - International Labour Organization
This policy brief addresses issues relating to public sector workers who perform frontline duties in confronting the COVID-19 crisis in the name of the State, often described in statutes as essential services.The brief discusses their role in dealing with the crisis, the measures that...
ILO - International Labour Organization
The viability of the textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries is unravelling, as workers are told to stay at home, factories close, and global supply chains grind to a halt.The cancellation of orders has hit thousands of firms and millions of workers particularly hard. We...
ILO - International Labour Organization
To curb the spread of COVID-19, a combination of flight cancellations and restrictions have almost entirely halted international travel.The impact of the pandemic on employment has been immediate and significant. Cost-reduction strategies may include a wide range of policies that will...
ILO - International Labour Organization
The COVID-19 crisis is drawing attention to the already overburdened public health systems in many countries, and to the challenges faced in recruiting, deploying, retaining and protecting sufficient well-trained, supported and motivated health workers.It highlights the strong need for...
ILO - International Labour Organization
The road transport sector is essential to social and economic development and guarantees mobility across jurisdictions and countries.But in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, many countries around the world have placed restrictions on domestic transit and/or closed border crossings for...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Staying in one’s job but performing work remotely is an excellent strategy for mitigating job losses and allowing for the continuation of many of our economies’ functions, but also for keeping the population safe. The objective of this brief is to estimate the potential share of workers...
Organización para la Cooperación y Desarrollo Económicos - OCDE
This report aims at supporting education decision making to develop and implement effective education responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic.The report explains why the necessary social isolation measures will disrupt school-based education for several months in most countries around the...
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD
This policy brief examines the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on vocational education and training (VET) systems and how VET systems are responding in OECD countries. The brief also presents steps that governments can take in the context of this crisis to build foundations for tomorrow’s...
ILO - International Labour Organization
The two billion people working in the informal economy face numerous barriers to access and participate in skills and lifelong learning. For real progress towards transitions to formality, lifelong learning strategies and investments in skills for informal economy workers...
OIT/Cinterfor
This report contains the main exchanges and conclusions of the videoconference organized by ILO / Cinterfor on Thursday, March 26 to address the issue of vocational training and the Covid-19 crisis. It is the first of a series of videoconferences that have been planned as a tool to...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Key findings: 1. Almost half-a-billion people have insufficient access to paid work: * 165 million have a job but want to work more hours; * 188 million are unemployed; * 120 million have either given up actively searching for work or otherwise lack access to the...
Juanche, Ana
This issue of ILO/Cinterfor Notes reflects on the role of vocational training in the rehabilitation processes of persons deprived of liberty, through the following elements: a) the synthesis of the main theoretical and methodological guidelines associated...
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Mercorio, Fabio; Mezzanzanica, Mario
This paper discusses the benefits, potential, limitations, methodological and technical challenges, and research issues as well as real-life projects and case studies related to the use of Big Data for labour market information (LMI).The document introduce the matter by discussing the...
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OIT/Cinterfor
Report presented by the ILO/Cinterfor's Director to the 44th Technical Commission  Meeting of ILO/Cinterfor, held in August 2019 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Billorou, Nina; Sandoya, Jimena
The global Project “Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers -- Safe [email protected] Project”, executed by the ILO and funded by the US Department of Labor, pursues among its main components: mainstreaming OSH in vocational training programmes, awareness raising of...

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