Take the ILO Rapid Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Work and Aspirations
10 December 2021
The International Labour Organization has launched a rapid survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on work and aspirations. We want to hear from you!
Fiji’s western artists prepare for potential disruptions from cyclones
10 December 2021
ILO and UNDP are currently working with business development providers such as MSME Fiji, the Itaukei Affairs Trust Board, Green House Co-Working, Vou Fiji and the Fiji Enterprise Engine to roll out BCP training to a large cohort of MSME’s. Through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project, similar initiatives are being implemented in Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu.
Q&A on the ProAgro Ethiopia project
06 December 2021
In this Questions and Answers section, Ruchika Bahl, Chief Technical Adviser of the project, gives a brief overview of the initiative, the approach adopted and expected results.
Digital employment marketplace a game changer for Vanuatu
20 November 2021
The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project, based on a proposal received from the Vanuatu Tripartite Labour Advisory Council.
ILO announces the winner of the 3rd ILO Skills Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour in Africa
15 November 2021
The winner of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call has been announced, and the USD 30,000 prize has gone to a youth entrepreneurship network in Comoros.
ILO announces winners of the 2nd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on e-formality and skills development
10 November 2021
Winning proposals offer innovative solutions for labour formalization in Latin America and the Caribbean through new technologies and skills development.
Creative associations in Fiji establish formal partnership with National Private Sector Organization and starts mentoring programme
09 November 2021
The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project.
Survey shows SMEs still struggling 18 months into the pandemic
09 November 2021
ILO SCORE programme conducted a survey that gathered inputs from over 800 enterprises in 8 countries to help identify the key challenges and needs for enterprises 18 months into the pandemic. Results paint a grim picture.
Announcing the finalists of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour in Africa
27 October 2021
The finalists will be invited to present their ideas to a panel of experts during a virtual pitch event.
ILO launches new online database on employment policies and strategies to promote an inclusive job-rich recovery
19 October 2021
The online platform will serve as a unique worldwide reference and source of information on national employment policies, and strategies to promote youth employment.
Finalists of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour to be announced on 27 October
15 October 2021
The finalists will move on to the next stage of the evaluation process and will be invited to present their ideas to an independent panel of judges.
Announcing the 2nd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call finalists
13 October 2021
The finalists will have the opportunity to present their projects during a live-streamed event on 4 November 2021.
ILO Skills Innovation Network evolves as a place for peer learning and inspiration
28 September 2021
ILO and Swiss Federal University for Vocational Education and Training (SFUVET) sign an agreement to promote skills and lifelong learning
23 September 2021
The Letter of Understanding between the two organizations aims to promote skills and lifelong learning for all workers throughout their working lives.
The Argentine Ministry of Productive Development publishes an interview with ILO’s Valeria Esquivel
21 September 2021
The ILO joins the Global Alliance for Care
21 September 2021
Building Partnerships on the Future of Work
20 September 2021
A brochure about the EU-ILO project “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work”.
120 informal sector entrepreneurs in south Santo (Vanuatu) access business and technical training
31 August 2021
Since 2020, the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) economic empowerment work in Vanuatu has been amplified by the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project. With the support from the project, the Vanuatu team has been able to extend its reach and to fund seeds and agricultural tools distribution.
ILO Skills Innovation Network is expanding its reach
27 July 2021
The Network is driven by a selected group of top innovators who submitted the best applications to the 1st Call and is open to all applicants from the past and future Calls and wider stakeholders.
Tonga’s first ever tapa trade show to commence in August
22 July 2021
The newly-formed Tonga National Tapa-making Workers' Association [TNTWA] plans to inaugurate the association with the country’s first-ever Tapa Trade Show. Organized in partnership with the Tonga Public Service Association, TNTWA was formed through the support of the UN’s Informal Economies Recovery Project. The trade show is expected to be the first of an annual quarterly calendar, aimed at boosting members’ income flow.