Skills development

Skills for Prosperity in South-East Asia Programme

This ILO-led programme funded by the United Kingdom Government aims to contribute to increasing national capacity to achieve sustained and inclusive growth through the enhancement of skills development and technical and vocational education and training systems.

Amelia Suheti Banea sees her family’s income increased from the recent success of her handicraft business. ©ILO
ILO initiative transforms lives in coastal North Sulawesi
An assessment shows proof of improvements in community enterprises in the coastal area of North Minahasa following the intervention of the ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme in Indonesia. Read more

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