World of Work magazine
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.
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.
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
World of Work magazine: Working for peace and social justice
03 June 2019
This Centenary issue of the World of Work magazine presents some milestones of the ILO’s history and its efforts to promote social justice as the foundation of peace around the globe.
World of Work magazine: Violence at work
24 May 2018
This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights the themes discussed by the ILO’s 107th International Labour Conference (ILC).
World of Work magazine: Migration should be a choice
24 May 2017
This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference (ILC), including migration.