What's new

2021

  1. Article

    Digital marketing helps entrepreneurs expanding businesses

    30 July 2021

    The ILO through a joint UN programme helps vulnerable groups attaining new skills and opening new opportunities in the midst of pandemic.

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    The Future of Work Podcast

    Neuro-diversity and the workplace - positive or negative?

    23 June 2021

    Diverse workplaces are more motivated, more innovative, and more profitable. But, too often, diversity recruitment and inclusion initiatives ignore neurodiversity. The latest Voices podcast explores why different ways of thinking can be an advantage in the workplace.

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    Inclusive employment

    Honey and berries: untapped growth potential in Moldova’s agricultural sector

    09 June 2021

    New ILO research on the honey and berry value chains in the Republic of Moldova reveals how these two sectors can further grow and promote inclusive employment. Honey exports increased 10 times in the past decade. The berry sector has grown to engage up to 100,000 farmers in the past 5 years, most of them being women.

  4. News update

    Putting down roots

    31 May 2021

    Groundnut cultivation supported by ILO’s SURAR Project is not only helping resettled communities to revive their livelihoods but also reintegrate with existing communities in the Mullaitivu District

  5. Project

    Young Futuremakers Thailand – Promoting Youth Employability

    19 April 2021

    The Young Futuremakers Thailand project is part of the Futuremakers by Standard Chartered initiative and aims to support youth in the labour market, in particular disadvantaged young women and young persons with disabilities, through the provision of demand-led technical skills training, employability training, career guidance and job placements.

  6. Disability and work

    Now I know the great feeling of having decent work

    16 April 2021

    Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj has struggled to find work for years due to his physical disability. Last year, an ILO employment centre helped him secure his first formal job at a garment factory, giving him a new sense of independence and purpose.

  7. Decent work

    Now I know the great feeling of having decent work

    16 April 2021

    Jordanian Omar Abu Noa’aj has struggled to find work for years due to his physical disability. Last year, an ILO employment centre helped him secure his first formal job at a garment factory, giving him a new sense of independence and purpose.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    Local communities benefiting from market linkages to agro-forestry areas in Timor-Leste

    14 April 2021

    The rural road project has benefited local communities, providing better access to markets, farms, public health, education and community services.

  9. News

    Training programme that “Empowers, Skills, Employs”

    01 April 2021

    Having gained a more detailed understanding of the challenges, ILO PROSPECTS Kenya partnered with Turkana and Garissa county governments, the East Africa Institute of Welding (EAIW) and the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) to deliver a dual-learning welding skills programme accessible to refugee and host communities.

  10. News

    Overcoming barriers and stereotypes: Social inclusion in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

    01 April 2021

    In partnership with the East African Institute of Welding (EAIW) and the Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM), a dual learning industrial welding training programme with low barriers to entry and deliberately targeting female youth and persons with disabilities has been developed and is currently being implemented in Turkana and Garissa Counties, Kenya.