Impact and people


  1. Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    27 February 2024

    The story of Tony Al Hazoury and his struggle for a decent life.

  2. Emerging Insight: The best of 2023

    22 February 2024

  3. Tackling water woes: ILO’s vocational training success in Kenya

    21 February 2024

    With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.

  4. Forty persons with disabilities receive job offers at groundbreaking national job fair

    20 February 2024

    The Bangladesh Business and Disability Network (BBDN) organized their largest post-COVID National Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities on 19 February resulting in 40 participants receiving jobs offers pending successful background checks.

  5. Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    08 February 2024

    No rest in old age. The story of Chawki Boustani, who is still farming at 91.

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    My work with earthquake survivors in Türkiye gives me purpose

    06 February 2024

    When multiple earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, Jin Dawod set to work matching survivors with therapists through her platform Peace Therapist. A Syrian refugee living in Türkiye, she knows first-hand how critical psycho-social support is to help people recover from trauma.

  7. After the earthquake: ILO projects contribute to recovery in Syria

    06 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping communities in the city of Aleppo to rebuild after the earthquake in 2023.

  8. How second chances ignite learning, improve skills for indigenous peoples

    31 January 2024

    Indigenous peoples like Perlisa often have limited school access, which dampened her spirits to boost her family’s income until she took the chance to complete basic education and acquire new skills in food processing.

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    How entrepreneurship helps me stay resilient in Ukraine

    25 January 2024

    Alla Zhuravel runs her husband’s business in Ukraine while he serves with the armed forces. She also teaches entrepreneurship skills to Ukrainians whose livelihoods have been affected by the ongoing conflict. It’s rewarding work and it helps to sustain her.

  10. 2023 Results: Towards decent jobs and social protection for all

    08 January 2024

    The Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions is accelerating the global promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that aims to address the greatest challenges to eradicate poverty in all its forms.