The story of Boshra Shaal, who participated in the vocational training courses carried out by the ILO and was then referred to the apprenticeship training
07 May 2019
Boshra is only one of thousands of Syrians who participated in the vocational trainings and Turkish language courses carried out by the ILO in cooperation with the local partners. In cooperation with Chambers of Tradesmen and Craftsmen and Vocational Training Centres, ILO supports the access of Syrians to apprenticeship programmes by informing enterprises and Syrians about the apprenticeship system and by establishing linkages between vocational training centres and the private sector.
07 May 2019
The initiative launched with an initial ILO funding of US$ 2 million will aim at the socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees in Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.
29 April 2019
“The Belt and Road Initiative opens new perspectives and new opportunities for international cooperation.” says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
South-South and Triangular Cooperation
19 April 2019
Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four countries, aimed at exchanging knowledge, skills, resources and technical know-how.
Accelerating the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals through decent work: SDG monitoring and country profile for Mongolia [Fact Sheet]
19 April 2019
This infographic helps readers to easily understand Mongolia’s labour and employment situation with available SDG Decent Work indicators. It also highlights the key changes in the Labour Force Survey methodology in line with international practice that were put in effect from 2019.
11 April 2019
The project aims at promoting economic self-sufficiency of refugees and peaceful coexistence with host communities through the development of employability schemes and decent jobs in infrastructure construction works.
04 April 2019
The workshop brought together tripartite constituents from six Arab States to exchange country experiences to integrate sustainable development goals, decent work and employment into the national policy planning processes.
ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis
13 March 2019
The ILO and Germany’s Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have signed a comprehensive memorandum of understanding which seeks to support job creation in response to the refugee crisis and forced displacement in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.
Youth labour statistics
Mastercard Foundation partnering with ILO to create new and improved database on youth in the labour market
12 March 2019
Mastercard Foundation funding enables ILO to provide more and better data on youth in the labour market.
Peace and development
06 March 2019
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Japan have signed a new partnership to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Philippines.