Publications

Updating jobs and sectoral development: towards a quality approach based on social dialogue. ILO/Cinterfor Notes, 7
Proyecto CETFOR - OIT/Cinterfor
For seven years, the ILO, through its Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (ILO/ Cinterfor) and together with its social stakeholders, has been developing a set of methodologies and sectoral outputs with a view to updating occupational structures, and job...
Inter-Agency Group on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (IAG-TVET)
UNESCO; ILO - International Labour Organization; World Bank; European Training Foundation (ETF); Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD; CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
The Interagency Group on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (IAG-TVET) was convened by UNESCO in 2008 to ensure a good coordination of activities by the key international organisations involved in the delivery of policy advice, programmes and research on TVET. It...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Hofmann, Christine; Di Cara, Manuela ; Lange, Ralf
Skills development systems cater to all people striving to learn relevant skills to earn a living and find their place in society – in principle. In reality, many individuals and groups find themselves excluded from learning opportunities, for a wide range of reasons.People in precarious...
CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
Synthesis report based on preliminary information on seven countries provided by Cedefop’s Network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from VET.In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, Cedefop has invited its network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from vocational education and...
Organización Internacional del Trabajo - OIT
The International Labour Organization’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 finds its impact on the world of work was more severe than previously estimated, and offers three scenarios for the second half of 2020.The new figures reflect the worsening situation in many...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Tourism is a major driver of jobs and growth. But COVID-19 has dramatically changed this. The impact on tourism enterprises and workers, the majority being young women, is unprecedented.Timely, large-scale and, in particular, coordinated policy efforts both at international and national...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Food retail workers have emerged as a new category of frontline services during this pandemic.While essential to guaranteeing food security, they are themselves at high risk of exposure to infection and play a key role in food safety.To ensure adequate numbers of food workers, they need...
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
The automotive industry has been hit by a triple whammy: factory closures, supply chain disruption, and a collapse in demand. Just-in-time manufacturing processes have propagated the impact across the globe. Small and medium enterprises are among those hardest hit and millions of jobs are...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Teachers have had to adapt to a world of almost universal distance education as nearly 94 per cent of all learners have faced school closures.Most teachers and their organizations have embraced this challenge, although in many developing countries teachers lack the skills and equipment to...
ILO - International Labour Organization
Shipping carries most world trade, and fishing provides essential food. The pandemic impacts the safety and well-being of seafarers and fishers, their ability to join their vessels and return home, and the future of their jobs. Seafarers on cruise ships, which have often barred from...

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