Videos and Photos

2009

  1. Video

    Indonesia: Skills Training for Young Women and Men

    20 April 2009

    This short film talks about a computer job training program for young people in Makassar, Indonesia. It illustrates the teaching-learning activities of the trainers and the trainees, their hopes and dreams, the challenges they face, and the impact on the trainees. It also captures the success stories of the Lapenkop graduates, how they are improving their lives and how they are starting their own businesses.

  2. Video

    Indonesia: Enhancing Entrepreneurship Culture in Education

    15 April 2009

    This short film looks at the learning-teaching activities at SMK Santo Yosef Menuk, a Senior High School in Atambua, Nusa Tenggara Timur province, in Indonesia. It shows how the school promotes entrepreneurship as a future career option and its impact on students.

  3. Video

    Indonesia: Introducing the World of Work through Entrepreneurship

    15 April 2009

    This short film illustrates the initiatives and efforts, with support from the ILO, taken by the Career Assistance Centre (CAC) of the University of Surabaya in Surabaya, East Java, to help young people to choose a suitable career and to assist the Provincial Manpower Office in developing facilities for job seekers. It shows their efforts to assist young people in seeking job opportunities online and to develop professional job applications.

  4. Video

    Indonesia: Unlocking the Potentials - Profile of a Young Entrepreneur

    05 April 2009

    This short film tells the story of young entrepreneur, Wahyu Aditya. Winner of the 2007 International Young Creative Entrepreneur of the Year award from the British Council, the film captures his journey to become a successful entrepreneur of a film animation company, Hello;Motion. It shows the challenges he faced, the strategies he applied, his hopes and dreams for the future, and his aim to inspire other young people.

2008

  1. Microfinance press conference

    Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and ILO Director-General Juan Somavia address the press during Microfinance Forum

    02 October 2008

    The founder of Grameen Bank and winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, Mr. Muhammad Yunus, joined Mr. Juan Somavia, Director-General of the International Labour Office, Jean Zwahlen, Chairman of the World Microfinance Forum Geneva, and Ivan Pictet, Chairman of the Geneva Financial Centre, at a press conference at the first symposium of the World Microfinance Forum Geneva taking place this week.

  2. Video

    Protecting the rights of indigenous peoples in Nepal

    06 August 2008

    There are over fifty recognized groups of indigenous peoples in Nepal, who comprise about 40 per cent of the total population. They include the Bote people whose traditional way of life has been threatened ever since the lands where they lived and fished were turned into the Chitwan National Park and it was made illegal for them to enter. Nepal's ratification of the ILO Convention No. 169 on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples is a step forward towards the promotion and protection of rights for the Bote and other indigenous peoples.

  3. Video

    Creating Change - Responding to the HIV epidemic at work

    24 July 2008

    'Creating change' features success stories in addressing HIV/AIDS in the workplace with a special focus on behaviour change programmes. It highlights the key role of ministries of Labour, employers' and workers' organizations in creating an enabling environment by strengthening the national policy and legal framework to address stigma and discrimination, and support workplace interventions.

  4. Video

    Japanese journalist wins first ITC-ILO Journalistic Prize

    04 June 2008

    Misako Hida, a journalist based in New York, accepted a prize today for her news article: "The Land of Karoshi". The prize was awarded by the International Training Center and the International Labour Organization to recognize the best story on labour rights. "Karoshi" is a Japanese term meaning "death from overwork". In Japan an estimated 5,000 suicides per year are the result of depression caused by overwork. Zohreh Tabatabai, Director of Communication at the ILO, and François Eyraud, Executive Director of the International Training Centre, presented Misako Hido with the prize.

2007

  1. Video

    Breaking through poverty: The TREE Project in the Philippines

    01 December 2007

    In Davao and in the Zamboanga Peninsula, across the highlands and all the way to the remote coastal villages of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, the Training for Rural Economic Empowerment (TREE) Project of the ILO has helped a generation of poor men and women optimise their human potential, stimulating economic empowerment and sustaining peace and development.

  2. Video

    East Asia is the growth productivity story of the decade, according to new figures from the Key Indicators of the Labour Market, released this week at a press conference in Geneva

    03 September 2007

    East Asia showed some of the fastest labour productivity growth rates in economic history, according to Jose Manuel Salazar, Executive Director of the ILO Employment Sector, speaking at a press conference for the launch of the 5th edition of the Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM).