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SKILLS-AP Newsletter Extracts
Information from SKILLS-AP Newsletter Volumes 1-21 related to various skills development issues.
A Guide to Worker Displacement: Some tools for reducing the impact on workers, communities and enterprises
The guide presents possible strategies for averting layoffs and promoting business retention by communities, enterprise managements and workers’ associations. ...
Ability Asia: hiring people with disabilities employer perspectives [CD-ROM]
Includes interviews with employers and their employees with disabilities, and shows disabled workers on the job. Further, through interviews with experts and ...
Ability Thailand: hiring people with disabilities employer perspectives [CD-ROM]
CD-ROM movie including interviews with employers and their employees with disabilities, and shows disabled workers on the job in Thailand.
Achieving Equal Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities Through Legislation: Guidelines
These guidelines reflect the reappraisal of disability as a human rights issue. Intended for policy-makers and drafters of legislation, they have been ...
Achieving Equal Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities Through Legislation: Guidelines
These guidelines reflect the reappraisal of disability as a human rights issue. Intended for policy-makers and drafters of legislation, they have been ...
Unlocking Potential: A Multinational Corporation Roundtable on Disability and Employment Asia and the Pacific Proceedings of the Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand 6 July 2005
The roundtable had two major objectives: 1) To start a dialogue among stakeholders in the region, including multinational corporations, on how to stimulate ...
Vocational education and skills development for commerce workers
Issues paper for discussion at the Global Dialogue Forum on Vocational Education and Skills Development for Commerce Workers.
The right to decent work of persons with disabilities - IFP/SKILLS working paper no. 14
Summarizes international legal instruments and policy initiatives concerning the right to work of persons with disabilities.
Trade Unions and Decent Work for People with Disabilities: Information Sheet
This information sheet contains many examples of what some trade unions are doing to promote equal rights and equal opportunities for disabled workers. These ...
Trade unions and workers with disabilities: Promoting decent work, combating discrimination
At national level and at the workplace, trade unions should set the tone for action. Employers should be brought, through bargaining and laws, to recruit, ...
Trade Unions: Promoting Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities
Advocating for the rights of people with disabilities is fully in line with trade union history and mission. This short video highlights how trade unions are ...
Training and Skill Formation for Decent Work in the Informal Sector: Case Studies from South India
This working paper is based on case studies of five NGO training interventions for informal economy workers. It is the EMP/SKILLS Working Paper No. 8.
Training and skills acquisition in the informal sector: A literature review
This working paper reviews literature published from 1990-2000 on skills training for informal economy workers in Africa and Asia. This is the EMP/SKILLS ...
Disability in the Workplace: Trainer's Guide (Draft) - Factory Improvement Programme
The focus of this module of the Trainer's Guide is to look at the challenges and barriers that exist within the workplace for people with disabilities and to ...
Statistics on investment in training: An assessment of data available and cross-country comparability
This working paper analyses examples of statistics on participation and expenditures on training by 26 countries out of 32 less-developed countries surveyed in ...
Statistics on Investment in Training: An assessment of their availability
This working paper is based on the results of the first ILO pilot Inquiry on Investment in Training conducted in 2002 in 32 non-OECD countries. It examines the ...
Statistics on the employment situation of people with disabilities: A Compendium of national methodologies
The descriptions of the practices used by countries to compile their statistics on the employment situation of persons with disabilities have been prepared on ...
Study on generating employment through micro and small enterprise and cooperative development in Lao PDR
Study on how micro and small enterprise and cooperative development in Lao PDR can generate employment. Reviews and updates previous research on the subject ...
Challenging the myths about learning and training in small and medium-sized enterprises: Implications for public policy
This working paper aims to increase awareness of the importance of workplace learning, particularly in small and medium-sized enterprises, and explore ways in ...
Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR): A Strategy for Rehabilitation, Equalization of Opportunities, Poverty Reduction and Social Inclusion of People with Disabilities - Joint Position Paper
The purpose of this Joint Position Paper is to describe and support the concept of CBR as it is evolving, with its emphasis on human rights and its call for ...
Decent Work for People with Disabilities - Count us in
Women and men with disabilities can and want to be productive members of society. This four minute video combines music and images to raise awareness about the ...
Assisting disabled persons in finding employment: A practical guide - Asian and Pacific edition
This is a second edition. The guide provides an overview of approaches and strategies to improve job opportunities for disabled jobseekers. It is intended for ...
Assisting People with Disabilities in Finding Employment: A Resource Book for Trainers of Employment Service Personnel
in Chinese
Skills and productivity in the informal economy
This working paper analyses linkages between skills and productivity for improving existing work in the informal economy and for enabling the transition of ...
Report on the training and up-skilling of vulnerable groups in TPSEP countries
Brunei Darussalam, Chile, New Zealand and Singapore - a tripartite initiative adopted under the Memorandum of Understanding on Labour Cooperation of the ...
Resource Guide on Disability
developed by the ILO Bureau of Library and Information Services.
The employment situation of people with disabilities: Towards improved statistical information
This guide highlights basic knowledge from the fields of labour and disability statistics which has to be combined for a comprehensive description of the ...
EmployAbility: A resource guide on disability for employers in Asia and the Pacific
A manual to assist business and organizations in recruiting, hiring and retaining employees with disabilities. Includes information on publications, websites, ...
Employment of people with disabilities: a human rights approach (Asia)
A report of a Tripartite Technical Consultation in Bangkok, Thailand on 18-20 January 2006, on employment of people with disabilities adopting a human rights ...