The Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) project and ILO staff assist cyclone victim
26 May 2016
The Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) project has provided wages and tools to support three villages in Tailevu to clear farm areas that were damaged by the recent cyclone and commence replanting. The immediate objective of the CBEE was to support food security and loss of income of the identified villages through a social protection lens.
Fiji Government, ILO launch employment opportunity For Nailega villagers
25 April 2016
The Fiji Government and International Labour Organization Office for Pacific Island Countries has launched a mini pilot project on community based emergency employment.
Interview with Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) expert Ms Asha Kambon
22 April 2016
Ms Asha Kambon was the lead consultant for the ILO led Employment, Livelihoods & Social Protection (ELSP) assessment of the Fiji Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA). She is one of 3 developers of the PDNA methodology in the world. She speaks to ILO about her recent experience in Fiji and provided a technical insight into the methodology and principles.
Improving capacities for employment, livelihoods and social protection assessments during disasters
19 April 2016
The ILO delivered a first time training in Fiji on Employment, Livelihoods & Social Protection (ELSP) assessment as part of its technical assistance to the government led Post Disaster Needs Assessment.
Ayan Ahmed: An opportunity to employment through vocational skills training
17 April 2016
Ayan Ahmed Hassan is one of the vocational skills training beneficiaries who did tailoring under the “Promoting Durable Solutions and Livelihoods support for IDPs in Galkayo” project.
Maximising employment and social protection outcomes in crisis response programmes
04 March 2016
Tropical Cyclone Winston
Employment creation through Do-nou Technology
01 March 2016
As a means to provide durable solutions to Somali refugee returnees through employment creation, the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Community Road Empowerment (CORE) has conducted two days training on road rehabilitation and maintenance using Do-nou technology.
Guy Ryder announces Global Youth Initiative
01 February 2016
A unique global partnership aims to lift the economic prospects of young people entering the workforce.
Workshops : Training social partners on apprenticeships
04 December 2015
Amman 9th – 11th Nov. , 2015 (trade unions) Amman 23th – 25th Nov. , 2015 (employers)
A compass to orient the World of Work
23 November 2015
ILO and CCDP present results of their on-going research collaboration
ILO and CCDP to mark Geneva Peace Week
17 November 2015
Career Counselling critical for informed career choices for youths
20 October 2015
A training course run by ILO to establish a group of local career counsellors who could train others and/or provide direct counselling to young people, who want to seek waged and self-employment in Solomon Islands
A young entrepreneur making use of her abilities
20 October 2015
Solomon Islands young disabled persons entrepreneurship success story by Youth@work
Ministry of Youth Permanent Secretary calls for Gender Responsive Youth Employment Strategies
29 September 2015
Youth and Sport Permanent Secretary Ms. Agnes Musunga has called for accelerated efforts in promoting gender responsive youth employment strategies.
Trade Union supports disenfranchised workers after Pam
04 September 2015
A programme is underway to build the institutional capacity of the Vanuatu Council of Trade Unions (VCTU) and support formal sector workers who lost jobs due to cyclone Pam.
Vanuatu Trade Unions: Building Back Better
19 August 2015
Members of the Vanuatu Council of Trade Unions (VCTU) participated in workshop facilitated by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and funded by the Government of Japan, through the Social Safety Net Project.
President Lungu Launches National Youth Policy and Action Plan on Youth Empowerment and Employment for Zambia
14 August 2015
Zambia’s Republican President, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu has launched the 2015 revised National Youth Policy and the first ever National Action Plan on Youth Empowerment and Employment.
Youth and trade unions in the Americas
11 August 2015
The ILO has published a new handbook entitled Youth and Trade Unions in the Americas. In this interview, Carmen Benitez, Regional Specialist in Workers'Education, explains the issues surrounding the topic of youth for trade union movement in the Americas.
Labour Market Transitions of Young Women and Men: Innovative research from 30 ‘school-to-work transition survey’ (SWTS) datasets
06 August 2015
The ILO “Work4Youth” Project and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) invite researchers to submit proposals for innovative research papers relevant to labour market transitions of young women and men in developing countries, making use of one or several of the recent “school-to-work transition survey (SWTS)” datasets from 30 countries. The deadline for submission is Wednesday 30 September 2015.
High-level policy meeting calls for reversal of negative labour market impacts of Syrian refugee crisis on host nations
30 July 2015
High-level representatives from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt have gathered under the banner of the ILO to exchange experiences and formulate sustainable policies and programmes that respond to the labour market impacts of the Syrian refugee crisis.