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  1. OSH and COVID-19 for Indonesia’s traditional market vendors

    11 February 2022

    Meysha Fatmawati shared her inspirations and journey to produce the winning animation video about the promotion of occupational safety and health (OSH) for traditional market vendors. Her video beat more than 400 participating videos.

  2. Supporting employment and vocational training for Syrian refugees and host communities

    10 February 2022

    A joint project by the ILO and the government of Germany (through the KfW Development Bank) provides skills through vocational training for Syrian refugees and Jordanians in host communities.

  3. Strengthening digital TVET in Ukraine

    10 February 2022

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science, the ILO project, “E-TVET in Ukraine: Training continuity and modernization during COVID-19 and beyond,” helped to develop quality e-Learning solutions for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutes across the country.

  4. Supporting young people through quality apprenticeship programmes in Tanzania

    10 February 2022

    Zainab is only one of the hundreds of Tanzanians who participated in the apprenticeships programme carried out by the ILO in collaboration with local partners, and with the support of the Government of Norway.

  5. Equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship in Bangladesh

    10 February 2022

    The ILO’s work in Bangladesh focuses on competency-based training and assessment linked with the modern day job market to facilitate lifelong learning and access to Decent Work.

  6. © Chalinee Thirasupa 2022

    Voices: We stand up for our labour rights

    08 February 2022

    Sai Sai is a migrant construction worker in Chiang Mai, a city in Northern Thailand. Under Thai legislation, migrant workers were not allowed to do skilled construction work. Sai Sai along with other migrant workers and local organizations worked together to get the law amended.

  7. ILO in Action: Prospects for responding to forced displacement in Lebanon

    04 February 2022

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, Shaza Al Jondi, speaks from Lebanon about the Partnership for improving prospects for forcibly displaced persons and host communities (PROSPECTS), which aims to help forcibly displaced persons and their host communities tackle the challenges caused by displacement. Together with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Bank, the project will run until 2023.

  8. © Nozim Kalandarov 2022

    When a woman becomes boss in a man's world

    13 January 2022

    Entrepreneur, Takhmina Bakhronova, is the first woman to break into the male-dominated taxi business in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe.

  9. © Denda Sukatni Wati 2022

    Reviving Indonesia’s local tourism industry with community ecotourism

    11 January 2022

    The ILO’s ecotourism training, as part of the UN joint programme, helps local tourism in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) and East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) to rise in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. Breaking Stereotypes

    10 January 2022

    Rural women in Kyrgyzstan are successfully developing their own businesses at home instead of migrating abroad.