Employment intensive investment news

  1. Press release

    Japan to support youth employment to build stability and peace in The Gambia

    23 March 2018

    New project will support jobs for youth through infrastructure works with local resources, skills training and entrepreneurship promotion, with a strong focus on returnees and women.

  2. Our impact, their voices

    “We cannot live without doing anything”

    16 March 2018

    Kinofelis, a public works programme in Greece, has helped some 45,000 beneficiaries find a job, giving new hope to communities in the crisis-shaken country. The ILO was asked by the European Commission to improve the programme by focusing on skills, social protection and the payment of the minimum wage.

  3. Video

    17th Regional Seminar for Labour Based Practitioners

    05 March 2018

    The 17th Seminar of Labour-Based Practitioners was organized by the Government of Ethiopia in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on November 13 to 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The theme of the seminar was "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach”. The Seminar brought together 490 participants including policy makers, programme directors and practitioners from 27 countries across the world.

  4. News

    Milestone attained with take-off of contractor training programme

    29 January 2018

    The ERA Agro-Forestry Project seeks at capacitating 40 contractors, together with central government and municipal officials to construct and supervise rural roads within agro-forestry areas.

  5. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    ILO's closing remarks

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  6. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Keynote Speech by Director of ILO Country Office, Addis Ababa

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  7. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Opening remark by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  8. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Ministers from 9 countries call for an employment-intensive approach to create jobs and ensure income security to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDG)

    19 December 2017

    Ministers from some 8 African and 1 Asian countries at the 17th Regional Seminar for Labour Based Practitioners have called on the International Labour Organization (ILO) to support the formulation of employment-intensive investment strategies that support local capacity building initiatives, build vocational training capacity, and establish monitoring and evaluation systems.

  9. News

    Agro-Forestry development is on the move

    24 November 2017

    The ERA Agro-Forestry project organized its Inception Workshop for presentation of the progress achieved during the first 5 months of implementation.

  10. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Participants Statement from the 17th Regional Labour-based Seminar

    15 November 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"