News and events from the PROSPECTS project

  1. News

    ILO, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of KRI partner to develop vocational training for youth in Dohuk

    30 November 2022

    Working directly with the Vocational Training Centre in Dohuk, the initiative will support young women and men in their transition to decent employment.

  2. Slideshow

    How PROSPECTS Partnership helps build resilience of hosts and refugees communities in Lebanon

    21 November 2022

    Despite facing one of the worst socio-economic crisis in decades, Lebanon continues to host one of the highest number of refugee populations. The PROSPECTS Partnership supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands is providing education, employment and social protection support to build resilience and self-reliance of both hosts and refugees in the country.

  3. Press release

    New command-and-control and operation centre launches in Jordan’s Labour Ministry

    20 October 2022

    In line with the e-government vision, a new system supported by the ILO will help the Ministry boost efficiency and ease its operations during labour inspections. This is an important step in the quest to ensure decent work for all.

  4. News

    Equipping forcibly displaced youth in settlements in East Africa with skills to be changemakers

    20 October 2022

    A group of 60 young people from forcibly displaced and host communities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda are benefitting from a collaboration between the ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF, enabling them to find solutions improving access of youth to skills and employment.

  5. Press release

    ILO and UNICEF support youth to prepare for work through Job Search Clubs in Jordan

    19 October 2022

    More than 400 youth participate in intensive training in 20 locations across Jordan.

  6. Press release

    Youth Network Committee to shape activities for the host and refugee youth in Ethiopia

    13 October 2022

    The committee will provide strategic direction and guide implementation of the meaningful youth engagement programme of the ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF focusing on skills and socio-economic development of the youth in Ethiopia.

  7. Press release

    ILO supported Business Development Service Providers Association established in Ethiopia

    12 October 2022

    The association will provide its services to refugee and host community businesses and entrepreneurs in Ethiopia to improve their performance.

  8. Video

    ILO's financial education training brings sustainability for refugee and host led businesses in Kenya

    30 September 2022

    Hilda Thuo, Livelihoods Officer, Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Certified Financial Education Trainer, shares how the ILO module on Financial Education has been useful for developing resilience of refugee and host community led small businesses in Kakuma, Kenya.

  9. Press release

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports and the ILO partner to advance financial education among youth in Iraq

    19 September 2022

    The new partnership focuses on training a pool of national trainers from the Ministry in 10 governorates on the ILO’s Global Financial Education Programme, who will in turn train some 1,000 youth.

  10. Event

    Transforming Technical and Vocational Education and Training for Refugees: Skills and Labour Market Transitions in Contexts of Fragility

    The United Nations Transforming Education Summit - TES: Solutions Day aims to mobilize collective actions and initiatives around Thematic Action Tracks - that require greater attention and action to accelerate progress on the education 2030 Agenda and transform education. This event will contribute to the second Thematic Action Track of "Learning and skills for life, work, and sustainable development".