Employment intensive investment news

  1. Video

    Two years on from the Beirut blast, how ILO helped create jobs and a safer city

    04 August 2022

    After the explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4th 2020, the International Labour Organization mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme to clear the rubble, and in the process created decent jobs and hope for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees. The Organization continues to work with the authorities to restore livelihoods and create a safer city. Find out more: www.ilo.org/lebanon

  2. EIIP activities in PNG

    Groundbreaking ceremony labour-based road works in PNG

    21 July 2022

    The project in PNG funded by EU and implemented by FAO with an ILO component to improve the condition of transport infrastructure, mainly provincial, district or local level roads, air strips and jetties in East Sepik and Sandaun Provinces to create climate resilient and efficient value chain enablers for cocoa, vanilla, and fishery industries.

  3. News

    How to integrate employment into trade and investment policies?

    21 July 2022

    Launch of the METI Programme in Egypt and first meeting of the Policy Working Group (PWG)

  4. Labour intensive employment

    ILO is set to rehabilitate roads in the Greater Sepik Region in Papua New Guinea under the EU-Funded UN Joint STREIT PNG Programme

    04 July 2022

    ILO through the EU-STREIT PNG Programme creates employment opportunities for rural populations in the Sepik region by applying employment-intensive work methods in road maintenance works to improve the access of farming communities to markets.

  5. 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.

  6. Press release

    ILO and Embassy of Japan in Madagascar launch a project to strengthen community resilience against COVID-19 and drought

    24 June 2022

    Antananarivo - 24 June 2022 - The Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, the Embassy of Japan and the ILO in Madagascar officially launch a project aimed at strengthening community resilience against the COVID-19 crisis and drought through green works in Amboasary and Bekily districts

  7. News

    Launch of the METI programme and first meeting of the Policy Working Group in Jordan

    21 June 2022

  8. 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.

  9. Video

    New water system promotes peace, decent work in Maguindanao

    17 May 2022

    Women and former combatants from Datu Piang, Maguindanao built a water system that will benefit 95 households. The ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project trained and engaged local communities as workers to build a water system, which contributed to providing jobs and promoting peace in the Bangsamoro region.

  10. Video

    Former combatants partner for safe water, peace in Mindanao

    17 May 2022

    Former combatants trained as construction workers built a level II water system with 22 tap stands under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project to provide jobs and promote peace in the Bangsamoro region. More than a thousand households and a nearby school with hundred of children gain access to safe and clean water.