Designing a national strategy to improve safety and health in micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises A “how to” guide
14 December 2022
This “how to” guide aims at supporting government officials, representatives of employers’ and workers’ organizations and other stakeholders to cooperate in the development of an adapted OSH strategy aimed at improving OSH conditions in MSMEs.
Our impact, their voices
Breaching boundaries: Ahmed Mohamed’s quest for career recognition and success
12 December 2022
A young Syrian refugee with speech and hearing disabilities living in Jordan has received formal certification of his working skills through the ILO Recognition of Prior Learning Project, helping him advance in his career and life.
ILO and DTI accelerate digital entrepreneurship trainings for 2023
05 December 2022
The ILO and DTI will accelerate digital entrepreneurship training for increased productivity, improved safety of small and informal enterprises across the Philippines under the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project funded by the Government of Japan.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
I always wanted to set up a business, and employ other blind persons so they can make a living too
02 December 2022
Fifty-two-year-old Khabour Mohammed Ali runs a small home-based business in Dohuk selling knitted products. Khabour, who is visually impaired, has many talents- from teaching braille to making all types of handicrafts. Determined to expand her business, Khabour enrolled in ILO’s business and financial education programmes, and received a loan that will help her business grow
ILO-UNHCR policy dialogue examines access of host communities and forcibly displaced persons to Iraq’s labour market
02 December 2022
The event focused on ILO’s newly developed report which examines global and country level policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, practices and gaps shaping access to the labour market and proposes recommendations that support efforts to promote decent work for refugees, IDPs and host communities in Iraq.
Youth Agri Market: a launching platform for entrepreneurs in Lebanon
20 November 2022
Amid Lebanon’s multifaceted economic crisis, a joint collaboration between the ILO and UNICEF helped youth in the country achieve their entrepreneurial aspirations
Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice in Egypt
17 November 2022
A baseline study for Egypt in the area of relevant policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks and current practices in terms of implementation and in relation to the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour markets, employment, livelihood and training opportunities, including self-employment and business development and their right at work.
First Global Careers Month kicks off on 8 November
The first Global Careers Month is being launched in November. Organized jointly by the Inter-Agency Career Guidance Working Group, the initiative aims to shine a spotlight on the importance of career guidance in helping individuals access decent work, careers, and the support they need to plan and develop their careers. The event runs from 8 November to 13 December.
Enterprises must be key actors in the green transition
14 November 2022
Greening workplaces will play an increasingly important role in the green transition, as well as being an aspect of work life that matters greatly to both workers and employers. Read the new ILO report launched during COP27.
Greening Enterprises: Transforming processes and workplaces
Launch of the major publication on Greening Enterprises - a fundamental component of the Just Transition.