Afghanistan resources

January 2022

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    Rapid assessment

    ILO estimates underscore Afghanistan employment crisis

    A rapid assessment by the International Labour Organization highlights huge losses in jobs and working hours since the change in administration with women workers especially hard hit.

  2. ILO Brief

    Employment prospects in Afghanistan: A rapid impact assessment

    A rapid assessment by the International Labour Organization highlights huge losses in jobs and working hours since the change in administration with women workers especially hard hit.

March 2021

  1. Event

    2nd UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

    17 - 19 March 2021

    This second regional forum aims at raising awareness about business and human rights issues in South Asia and facilitating the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).

February 2021

  1. ARC-AFG

    Asia Regional Child Labour Programme - Afghanistan (DWCP Outcome 2.4)

    1 February 2021 - 30 September 2023

    The Asia Regional Child Labour Programme (ARC) aims to reduce vulnerability to child labour and enhance protection of children from exploitation in Afghanistan to contribute to the eradication of child labour, particularly its worst forms. The ARC will contribute to the achievement of Outcome 2 of the Afghanistan Decent Work Country Programme.

January 2021

  1. ILO Brief

    Labour Migration in Asia and the Pacific

    A brief on ILO's priorities in Asia and the Pacific, January 2021 edition

December 2020

  1. Press release

    Joint UN Programme To Support Collaboration and Effective Labour Migration Governance Launched on Eve of International Migrants Day

    The programme will work closely with the 12 member states of the Colombo Process to facilitate international co-operation on labour migration issues across South, South East and East Asia.

October 2020

  1. Report

    Towards resilient social dialogue in South Asia

    The report is a collation of key social dialogue mechanisms in South Asia, their responses to the COVID-19 crisis and actions to build resilience compiled by ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi

August 2020

  1. Project

    Governance of Labour Migration in South and South-East Asia (GOALS)

    1 August 2020 - 31 July 2023

    GOALS project is aimed at ensuring labour migration is safe, orderly and regular for all women and men from Colombo Process Member States through strengthened collaboration and effective migration governance.

February 2020

  1. Social Justice

    World Day of Social Justice 2020

    If the future is going to work for everyone, it will mean putting people and planet first. But how? Tell policymakers what you think!

  2. Local economic development

    Road to Jobs (R2J) Afghanistan

    1 February 2015 - 31 December 2020

    An example of market system development implementation