Stories on work, peace and resilience

  1. Rehabilitating Dreams: The Human Voices behind Aleppo's School Rehabilitation Project

    24 November 2023

    In the heart of Aleppo, amidst the rubble left by earthquakes, a beacon of hope emerged through the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s project to rehabilitate and revive three schools in Aleppo.

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    Climate change and new technologies mean double impact for workers, ILO Director-General underlines

    23 November 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted the need to improve skills training in the face of multiple challenges in the world of work.

  3. Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) improves income of refugees and host communities in Uganda

    21 November 2023

    The ILO under the PROSPECTS initiative launched the Sesame and Cassava Value Chain Development Project in association with a private sector partner Ag-Plutos to stimulate decent work prospects for refugees and host community members.

  4. Graduation ceremony of ILO PROSPECTS hotel management apprenticeship programme in Uganda

    20 November 2023

    In the first cohort of apprenticeship programme, 116 host and refugee community trainees graduated from the programme.

  5. Photo essay: Young persons in Jordan share their Green Job Search Club experience

    16 November 2023

    Four enthusiastic Jordanian and Syrian youths who became part of the Green Job Search Clubs have shared their personal experiences with us. Tune in to the stories of Hadeel, Abdullah, Adham, and Mais, and join us in celebrating their achievements

  6. ILO PROSPECTS Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) in Kenya

    15 November 2023

    In collaboration with the Turakana County Government in Kenya, ILO PROSPECTS supported paving of the Lodwar Fresh Produce Market using cobblestone technology generating jobs and providing apprenticeships to locals and refugees.

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    ILO advocates for inclusive Green Transition for Persons with Disabilities

    15 November 2023

    People with disabilities can seize job opportunities in the ecological transition if given the necessary support, says a new report by the ILO Global Business and Disability Network and Fundación ONCE.

  8. ILO explores transformative private sector solutions in forced displacement contexts

    13 November 2023

    Through a three-day knowledge-sharing event bringing together a wide range of partners, the ILO placed the spotlight on the importance of working closely with private sector actors in forced displacement with a collective vision for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

  9. Providing therapy to all, including traumatized refugees and earthquake survivors

    10 November 2023

    Jin Dawod survived the horrors of the Syrian war and today lives in Türkiye where she founded Peace Therapist, an online platform that puts its users in contact with therapists who can support them in their native language, including by providing free therapy for all, including refugees traumatized by war as well as earthquake survivors.

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    ILO launches funding appeal to respond to critical needs of Palestinian workers and employers

    09 November 2023

    Funding sought to implement ILO’s three-phase programme to provide immediate relief to impacted groups and support longer-term job and business recovery and social protection.