23 May 2016
Syrian refugees and members of the host community are taking part in Turkish language courses and vocational training programmes to increase their employability. These programmes in Turkey are being implemented by local partners with support from the ILO to improve livelihoods and decent work opportunities for both communities.
17 May 2016
On the eve of the T20 Ministers’ meeting in China, ILO Tourism Specialist Lucie Servoz explains how sustainable tourism can be a driving force for decent work, economic growth and sustainable development.
16 May 2016
A novel programme helped HIV vulnerable women in southern Africa build business to improve their lives and the wellbeing of their families.
06 May 2016
A youth apprenticeship programme launched by the International Labour Organization and the International Youth Foundation makes gains in the fight against child labour in Jordan.
05 May 2016
Workers in Colombia’s palm oil agribusiness sector have reached agreements formalizing their jobs following complex tripartite negotiations. For José Guarín, this is a chance to make his dreams come true. For the ILO, while much remains to be done in the sector, this is a good beginning.
02 May 2016
Almost all garment workers in Asia now own a mobile phone. The ILO’s Better Work programme is finding ways of using this technology to deliver important information.
26 April 2016
The ILO works with unions and the government in China to reduce the impact of stress and poor ergonomics on workers.
25 April 2016
An ILO training programme makes the founding step to help new and existing small businesses join the dramatic economic and social change sweeping the country.
14 April 2016
11.7 million poor children in South Africa are now covered by the social benefit which is having a positive impact on their daily lives.
08 April 2016
The vocational training path has led to success for one Bangladeshi woman. Suma had been under the impression that only students weak in their studies chose vocational training. Luckily for her, a teacher with more awareness of job opportunities suggested she rethink her decision.