Photos and videos on labour migration
Innovation pitches from youth mentors
15 March 2023
Through iUPSHIFT programme, youth mentors trained by the ILO and UNICEF in Uganda on social entrepreneurship and life skills, developed innovative ideas to improve waste management and sustainable energy production.
Fair Recruitment Initiative for Africa
09 March 2023
The regional launch of Phase II of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative is an opportunity to expand the implementation of successful fair recruitment approaches to other countries in Africa
ILO PROSPECTS in Iraq supports livelihoods and decent work for refugees, IDPs and host communities
19 February 2023
The programme includes a financial inclusion initiative to support businesses to access loans and build their financial and business skills and the development of vocational training programmes in market-relevant occupations.
Entrepreneurial skills and access to finance support business development among refugees in Iraq
24 January 2023
Hishyar Bashir Sadoon is a Syrian refugee who owns a small construction business. He was recently able to expand his business under ILO’s financial inclusion initiative, targeting refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members.
Policy dialogue on access of refugees, internally displaced persons, and host communities to Iraq’s labour market
21 December 2022
ILO and UNHCR organised a policy dialogue to discuss the findings of a new ILO report, which examines the access of refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members to the labour market.
How have labour reforms progressed in Qatar?
16 November 2022
The World Cup is approaching, and the eyes of the world will be on Qatar. Sport has an important role to play in promoting respect for human rights. In Qatar the World Cup has accelerated the adoption of wide-ranging labour reforms to improve the lives of working people in the country. Let’s explore what has changed for migrant workers in Qatar.
ILO's financial education training brings sustainability for refugee and host led businesses in Kenya
30 September 2022
Hilda Thuo, Livelihoods Officer, Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Certified Financial Education Trainer, shares how the ILO module on Financial Education has been useful for developing resilience of refugee and host community led small businesses in Kakuma, Kenya.
Youth highlight importance of skills development for a better future
12 August 2022
On the occasion of International Youth Day, young women and men from Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and refugees living in these countries, share their experiences and hopes for the future. ILO PROSPECTS is supporting them to build new skills for successful careers in their communities.
Linking Lebanese hosts and Syrian refugees with jobs and labour market
05 August 2022
In June 2022, the ILO and partners met with Lebanese and Syrian farm and plant nursery owners and workers and visited a skill-training centre in the north of Lebanon, who have benefitted from the activities of the mulit-agency PROSPECTS programme
Two years on from the Beirut blast, how ILO helped create jobs and a safer city
04 August 2022
After the explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4th 2020, the International Labour Organization mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme to clear the rubble, and in the process created decent jobs and hope for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees. The Organization continues to work with the authorities to restore livelihoods and create a safer city. Find out more: www.ilo.org/lebanon