12 December 2018
Women and men, Syrian refugees and host communities work alongside each other building an irrigation channel as part of an ILO project in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley.
07 December 2018
An ILO initiative is helping migrants and refugees get recognition for their existing skills and learn new ones – creating a ‘brain gain’ for them and their host countries.
29 October 2018
The ILO and Colombia's Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies are working together to strengthen the information technology (IT) skills of more than 8,000 Colombian students. One visually impaired young man explains how the initiative opened new opportunities for him.
27 September 2018
A new report on employment discrimination shows that France is no stranger to discriminatory harassment at work, at a time when a new global standard on the subject is being negotiated at the ILO.
05 August 2018
Training programme supports members of both communities to find work and generate income through their newly-acquired skills.
18 July 2018
Climate change – which will increase the likelihood of natural disasters – is one of the main drivers for the future of work. It’s essential for public service workers called on to deal with the aftermath of these disasters to have decent work, says ILO Public service sector specialist, Carlos Carrion Crespo.
03 July 2018
Colombia plans to use some of its peace dividend to boost its tourism sector that had struggled during decades of conflict. An ILO study looks at how the city of Cali can promote tourism, and, as a result, generate jobs.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
19 March 2018
Syrians forced to leave their country because of the war, now living in refugee camps in Jordan, have a new chance at employment. It's thanks to a job fair at an ILO employment centre for refugees, funded by the European Union.
14 February 2018
Millions of people around the world work, but live in poverty. A recent ILO report shows that more needs to be done to reduce inequalities and improve conditions for the working poor, who face a harsh daily reality.