Stories on work, peace and resilience

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    ILO and the Government of Ukraine working towards recovery and decent work in the war-torn country

    22 February 2024

    As the war against Ukraine enters its third year, the ILO and the government of Ukraine are working towards setting the country on a path of recovery and development, through a newly agreed-upon strategy that invests in people, creates quality employment and sustainable enterprises, and improves labour market governance. Watch to find out more.

  2. Tackling water woes: ILO’s vocational training success in Kenya

    21 February 2024

    With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.

  3. Work Wise Youth: A guide to youth rights at work

    13 February 2024

    This is an explainer video for launch of ILO's new guide which aims to improve enhance young workers’ knowledge about their rights at work.

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    My work with earthquake survivors in Türkiye gives me purpose

    06 February 2024

    When multiple earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, Jin Dawod set to work matching survivors with therapists through her platform Peace Therapist. A Syrian refugee living in Türkiye, she knows first-hand how critical psycho-social support is to help people recover from trauma.

  5. After the earthquake: ILO projects contribute to recovery in Syria

    06 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping communities in the city of Aleppo to rebuild after the earthquake in 2023.

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    How entrepreneurship helps me stay resilient in Ukraine

    25 January 2024

    Alla Zhuravel runs her husband’s business in Ukraine while he serves with the armed forces. She also teaches entrepreneurship skills to Ukrainians whose livelihoods have been affected by the ongoing conflict. It’s rewarding work and it helps to sustain her.

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    Scale up decent work for refugees and host communities says ILO

    13 December 2023

    The key role of employment in building the self-reliance of refugees and strengthening their protection was discussed at the 2023 Global Refugee Forum.

  8. Portraits from PROSPECTS - Visualizing change in host and refugee communities

    13 December 2023

    Depicting stories of host and refugee individuals with improved self-reliance and resilience, an exhibition led by ILO PROSPECTS programme at the colonnade of ILO Headquarters will underpin ILO’s approaches promoting inclusive socio-economic growth and decent work for both host and forcibly displaced communities. The exhibition will be on from 14 December to 11 January in its first phase.

  9. Bridging the Skills Gap in Lebanon's Poultry Sector

    11 December 2023

    The training programme, run by the ILO and AVSI Foundation, adopted a holistic approach, merging theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical experience for the enhancement of decent working conditions across the sector

  10. Climate change profoundly affects child labour, ILO research finds

    01 December 2023

    The impact of climate change on global progress towards ending all forms of child labour is highlighted in a new ILO issue paper.