Impact stories

Our impact, their voices

  1. A win-win result through social dialogue

    31 December 2017

    Social dialogue training builds empathy between employers and workers in Bangladesh

  2. Social protection in Timor Leste: The difference dialogue can make in protecting the poor

    08 December 2017

    Despite being the youngest nation in Asia, Timor-Leste is taking a proactive and coordinated approach to ensure a better life for its citizens with a national Social Protection Strategy for 2017-2030.

  3. Stay or go: Migration should be a choice

    09 November 2017

    Find out what Nepal is doing to promote decent work opportunities at home and informed labour migration abroad – an ILO InfoStory.

  4. Free from debt and bonded labour in Sri Lanka’s fisheries

    01 November 2017

    ILO's project helps free fishermen from debt bondage and supports livelihoods.

  5. Upgrading skills in Bangladesh: Lower staff turnover, higher benefits for employers and employees alike

    03 October 2017

    Lack of opportunities for acquiring and upgrading skills in a systematic manner is a major constraint for the development of the Bangladeshi ready-made garment industry. The ILO is helping companies to meet this challenge.

  6. Connecting job seekers to employment opportunities through workplace training in Nepal

    27 September 2017

    The ILO through the public employment service centres is providing workplace trainings opportunities to bridge the gap between job seekers and employers providers.

  7. ‘Barefoot engineering’: How to boost rural development and local youth employment

    20 September 2017

    Shortage of engineers in rural areas has been affecting the quality and effective service delivery of the infrastructure works launched under MGNREGA in India. A training programme, set up by the Ministry of Rural Development with technical assistance of the ILO, addresses the skills gap while providing decent jobs to thousands of discouraged youth and promoting sustainable development in rural areas.

  8. How better skills can boost recognition of domestic work

    31 August 2017

    An ILO training course gives Indonesian domestic workers the opportunity to gain a nationally recognized certificate and aims to raise the status of the profession.

  9. Scoring a point: How to boost productivity and encourage employee morale

    15 August 2017

    Indian enterprises, near Mumbai, got trained on Workplace Cooperation module of ILO SCORE programme. They’ve recorded better productivity and enhanced manager-employee relationship.

  10. Enterprise based training delivers results in Bangladesh

    19 July 2017

    Enterprise Based Training is helping one major Bangladesh Ready Made Garment company to reduce the numbers of low-skilled ‘helpers’ and providing a pool of trained staff to step in when staff shortages occur.