News and events from the PROSPECTS project

  1. International Youth Day

    Youth highlight importance of skills development for a better future

    12 August 2022

    On the occasion of International Youth Day, young women and men from Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and refugees living in these countries, share their experiences and hopes for the future. ILO PROSPECTS is supporting them to build new skills for successful careers in their communities.

  2. Video

    Linking Lebanese hosts and Syrian refugees with jobs and labour market

    05 August 2022

    In June 2022, the ILO and partners met with Lebanese and Syrian farm and plant nursery owners and workers and visited a skill-training centre in the north of Lebanon, who have benefitted from the activities of the mulit-agency PROSPECTS programme

  3. News

    ILO’s timely interventions assist small businesses in Uganda

    04 August 2022

    Business support grants and business management training from the ILO provided a new lease of life to some of the microenterprises in Uganda struggling to recover from the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown measures.

  4. Video

    Graduation ceremony of Recognition of Prior Learning in Kenya

    03 August 2022

    In July 2022, the ILO, Base Titanium, Kenya National Qualifications Authority and Kenya National Jua Kali Federation the Authority jointly organized the very first Recognition of Prior Learning Graduation (RPL) where 62 trainees were certified

  5. News

    Labour markets and the impact of skills recognition

    01 August 2022

    Highlighting the launch of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and graduation of the first batch batch of workers through this programme, the article explains the challenges and future of RPL in Kenya.

  6. On-the-job training

    ILO training initiative brings new agricultural skills to Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley

    25 July 2022

    As Lebanon continues to reel under a multifaceted economic crisis, a competency-based training course conducted by the PROSPECTs programme gave Lebanese and Syrian trainees key skills needed to advance their career in Lebanon’s vital agricultural sector.

  7. Video

    Recognition of Prior Learning turns a new leaf in the careers of Kenyan workers

    06 July 2022

    In July, 62 workers from the Uganda graduated through the ILO supported Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme, one of the first ceremonies in the country.

  8. Video

    Gaining momentum – impact of ILO PROSPECTS activities in Uganda

    05 July 2022

    The Global Programme team members of ILO PROSPECTS share their first hand experience after witnessing the impact of ILO PROSPECTS programme activities in Uganda and acknowledge the team's efforts.

  9. News

    Labour intensive approaches promote social cohesion among host communities and refugees in Sudan

    01 July 2022

    A series of training on the Employment Intensive Investment Programmes (EIIP) approach carried out by the ILO with construction work contractors in Sudan is showing promising results with host and refugee community members finding new employment opportunities, as well as access to improved public infrastructure.

  10. Our impact, their voices

    He is from Syria and I am from Iraq. But we work together like brothers

    20 June 2022

    ILO labour intensive programme brings communities together in Iraq.