World of Work magazine

Articles

  1. From refugee in Kenya to business owner in Somalia

    06 July 2016

    Last October, UNHCR announced that 5,000 refugees had headed home to Somalia since December 2014 from the mammoth Dadaab refugee camp in northern Kenya, home to about 350,000 people.

  2. Working out of poverty in Timor-Leste

    24 June 2016

    Timor-Leste’s long journey to independence eroded large segments of the economy and infrastructure. Despite recent and rapid oil-fuelled growth, poverty has remained acute with half the population living on less than a dollar a day.

  3. © M. Crozet / ILO 2016

    Breaking the cycle of poverty in Tunisia

    02 May 2016

    Breaking the cycle of poverty can be done through the development of disadvantaged areas and creating opportunities for the local population. In Tunisia, the ILO has launched a series of projects in these areas using a participative approach that includes beneficiaries in their implementation. Young people are central to this process, as the school to work transition determines an adult’s chances to escape poverty.

Latest issues of the World of Work magazine

  1. World of Work magazine: Working out of poverty

    26 May 2016

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 105th International Labour Conference (ILC), including poverty.

  2. The future of work: From driver to transport manager

    20 May 2015

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 104th International Labour Conference (ILC), including the future of work.