Videos and Photos


  1. Video

    Opening my own barber shop would be the dream

    26 March 2024

    Jarupat Iphasuk is a Thai youth with a hearing impairment who participated in the ILO’s “Barber” training course. The course was organized by the Standard Chartered Foundation-funded Young Futuremakers Thailand—Promoting Youth Employability project.

  2. Youth employment

    Connecting young Cambodians with decent job opportunities and leaving no one behind

    29 February 2024

    Job fairs organized by the International Labour Organization and the Cambodia Team for Education Program Organization in February 2024 created awareness of changing work trends and bridged the skills mismatch while supporting inclusiveness in Kampong Cham, Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces.

  3. Social security

    Lao villagers register in social security

    29 February 2024

    Villagers on the Bolaven Plateau of Lao PDR can register in social security more easily, thanks to a mobile social security registration service piloted under the EU-funded SOLAR Project. A mobile team from the Lao Social Security Organisation visits villages, one at a time, to explain the national social security scheme to villagers, register interested persons, collect contributions and issue social security cards. The pilot will be expanded to other areas of Lao PDR in future.

  4. Social security

    LSSO's mobile office visits Lao villages

    29 February 2024

    Lao Social Security Organisation piloted a mobile social security registration service in villages of the Bolaven Plateau, bringing social security services closer to rural people. The pilot received financial and technical support from ILO under the EU-funded SOLAR Project.

  5. Youth employment

    Career maps for the futuremakers

    27 February 2024

    The ILO Young Futuremakers Malaysia Project in collaboration with Standard Chartered Foundation and Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia has launched three bilingual maps highlighting career enhancement opportunities for those working in restaurants, bakeries, and as baristas in Malaysia.

  6. Video

    Meet the winners of the Skill Innovation Challenge in India

    26 February 2024

    ILO, in partnership with UNICEF/YuWaah, with the support of the Government of Flanders, selected four winners for the Skills Innovation Challenge Call in India. The winning organizations will receive grant (USD20,000) and technical support to implement proposed projects.

  7. Youth employment in ASEAN

    Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work

    14 February 2024

    The “Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work” was co-organized by the ASEAN Secretariat, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and UNICEF in collaboration with the UNDP, UNESCO, and UN Women, through the endorsement of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY) on 17-18 October 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

  8. Social security

    Training of trainers on social protection in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    07 February 2024

    A refresher training of trainers (TOT) on social protection was organized by ILO and Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in December 2023 in Vang Vieng, Lao People's Democratic Republic. The TOT applied practical and fun activities to encourage participants not only to learn from the trainers and from one another, but also to delve into their own experiences and analyse them.

  9. Work based learning

    Shifting gears – Sri Lanka’s women crane operators

    25 January 2024

    Upeksha, Nimasha, Ruchini, and Nethmi are among the handful of women transfer crane operators in Sri Lanka's Colombo port. They are participants of ILO supported work-based training programme that's empowering women break stereotypes and take up careers in the largely male dominated maritime industry.

  10. Entrepreneurship

    5 booming industries for entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka

    19 January 2024

    Capitalising on the right opportunity and the right time is key to succeeding as an entrepreneur. For youth looking to run their own business, here's a quick snapshot of 5 industries in Sri Lanka that have immense growth potential.