News items


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Maximising employment and social protection outcomes in crisis response programmes

    04 March 2016

    Tropical Cyclone Winston

  7. 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.

  8. 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.


  1. Workshops : Training social partners on apprenticeships

    04 December 2015

    Amman 9th – 11th Nov. , 2015 (trade unions) Amman 23th – 25th Nov. , 2015 (employers)

  2. A compass to orient the World of Work

    23 November 2015

    ILO and CCDP present results of their on-going research collaboration

  3. ILO and CCDP to mark Geneva Peace Week

    17 November 2015

  4. 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

  5. A young entrepreneur making use of her abilities

    20 October 2015

    Solomon Islands young disabled persons entrepreneurship success story by Youth@work

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. © Nadia Bseiso / ILO 2023

    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.