17 July 2023
Skills development within the context of labour migration
16 July 2023
developing a robust Fair Recruitment Strategy designed specifically for Africa.
13 July 2023
Leveraging the ILO’s microdata, an analysis of global labour market and occupational trends highlights strategies to strengthen skills development and boost the competitiveness, agility, and resilience of youth.
World Bank / ILO / UNESCO joint study
12 July 2023
A new joint study by the World Bank, the ILO, and UNESCO says TVET needs to adapt to globalization, technological progress, demographic transformation, and climate change.
Skill development for refugees
20 June 2023
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners have introduced tailored courses, empowering refugee and host community members to gain professional skills and pursue meaningful careers.
15 June 2023
The ILO and its partners jointly support Indonesia to explore the potential of social insurance schemes to be integrated in the Adaptive Social Protection system to address climate risk and minimize the impacts of related shocks.
ILO supports industry-led skills development for Indonesia’s maritime economy through the pilot development of Sectoral Skills Committees
31 May 2023
Through a programme funded by the UK government, the ILO has been promoting the involvement and engagement of industries through Sectoral Skills Committees to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in Indonesia’ ocean-based economy.
The purpose of the event is to share key findings from the sub-sectoral skills analysis for the shipbuilding, international logistics and seafaring maritime sub-sectors and to launch the sub-sectoral skills analysis reports.
The purpose of the event is to showcase the collaborations with national and institutional institutions, highlighting milestones and impacts to polytechnics and industries.
ILO supports polytechnics through international partnerships to develop an inclusive, competitive and sustainable Indonesian maritime workforce
23 May 2023
Through a programme funded by UK government, the ILO has been partnering with the Indonesian polytechnics, industry and international academic institutions to build competent, productive and competitive human capital in maritime sector.
5th Employment Policy Research Symposium, 11-12 May 2023
The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.
With upgraded infrastructure and capacity, vocational training centres in Kenya are creating better job prospects for youth
04 April 2023
With the support of ILO PROSPECTS, vocational training centres are being equipped with the latest machinery and infrastructure facilities, while staff are being trained to deliver industry-relevant competency-based curricula. These investments will reduce the skills gap and improve employability of host and refugee community youth in the region.
13 March 2023
The ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower and the Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) jointly promote the benefits of industry-based apprenticeship programme through a series of short films.
28 February 2023
When her husband was killed in 2009, Angelique Kahindo fled the Democratic Republic of Congo with her children to a refugee settlement in Uganda. For years she had no income, but a new opportunity for an apprenticeship has given her the skills and courage to set up her own tailoring business.
One year of war in Ukraine
“Professional Education Online” – a new and innovative digital platform to sustain TVET education in Ukraine
21 February 2023
Ukraine strives to maintain access to technical vocational education and training during the war with ILO’s commitment and support. A new online platform assists 225,000 TVET students in keeping up with their studies.
The launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) aims at increasing awareness of ILO’s support to member States on comprehensive employment policies, including in the areas of employment diagnostics, policy design, implementation, financing, and monitoring.
Strengthening apprenticeship systems in the informal economy in Africa to promote quality, innovation and transitions to formality
Soft-Launch of Handbook and Knowledge Sharing Workshop on GEDSI integration into Learning Process in the Polytechnic
The overall objective of the soft launch and training workshop are at improving equity in access to maritime education, training and employment of under-represented groups including women and promoting social inclusion at maritime workplaces
Convention No. 190 and vocational training
23 January 2023
The ILO has helped develop measures to address sexual harassment and violence in Indonesia’s higher education institutes.
Technical and vocational education and training and skills development
19 January 2023
Enhancing institutional knowledge sharing and capacity building, the ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity programme in Indonesia facilitated study visits for polytechnic leaders and lectures to academic partners in the UK.