The Programme has global and country components. The SKILL-UP Global’s main outcomes focus on new global products development and innovation; strengthening national skills systems; capacity development, advocacy, knowledge sharing and support to country components. The SKILL-UP Country Projects are located in Ghana, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Malawi, Senegal and Tanzania. They are developed to deliver on three main areas: skills anticipation, skills systems development and social inclusion. Additionally, the Programme supports dialogue between countries of origin and destination in two Sub-Saharan African regions: Western Africa and Central Africa to forge skills partnerships that make migration more demand-led and better informed. Read more
17 June 2019
This flyer provides an overview of the main areas of work of the SKILL-UP Programme.
12 June 2019
This article looks at skills development strategies implemented in the agricultural sector in Malawi, and consider some of the lessons that can be drawn for aid for trade initiatives more broadly.
ILO-Norway “SKILL-UP” Partnership Programme meet to examine progress and plans by the end of the year
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) invited representatives of the ILO’s SKILLS Branch and ILO’s Partnerships for Development Department (PARDEV) to Oslo on 14 February to examine progress on Phase II of the Norway-ILO Programme Collaboration Agreement (PCA).
22 February 2019
As part of the Norwegian-funded SKILL-UP Programme, the International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of Ethiopia, organized a national multi-stakeholder roundtable to identify opportunities for assistance in skills development from the ILO
07 February 2019
National Project Coordinators from the SKILL-UP Programme, funded by Norway, and representatives from the G20 Training Strategy Project, funded by the Russian Federation, gathered in Geneva in January to strengthen their capacity to understand and apply the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology at the country level.