Impact and people


  1. Four hundred women and men from forcibly displaced and host communities in Iraq complete Work-Based Learning programmes

    25 October 2023

    Implemented by ILO under the PROSPECTS Partnership, the programmes covered 18 occupations, involving 60 enterprises and enterprise owners, and an array of government and social partners, who provided youth with the necessary market-relevant skills that support their transition to decent work.

  2. © Priscilla Konadu Mensah 2023

    Formalization is transforming my shea butter business

    24 October 2023

    Zakaria Adama Lacera shares the challenges and rewards of formalizing her shea butter production and soap business in Ghana.

  3. © ILO 2023

    New standards, increased visibility: Improving measurement of the informal economy

    23 October 2023

    New statistical standards will improve the measurement of the informal economy, providing more useful and complete data to address informality through targeted policies.

  4. Netherlands and ILO delegation visit to Duhok sheds light on PROSPECTS Partnership’s impact on host and forcibly displaced populations

    20 October 2023

    The visit highlighted key aspects of ILO’s programme under the PROSPECTS Partnership to support youth in their transition to decent work, with the support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

  5. Global Media Competition winners: Where are they now?

    11 October 2023

    Cristina Chi and Jan Cuyco, winners of the 2022 GMC, share their professional journey in labour migration reporting a year after their win.

  6. © Yoshihumi Ibata / ILO 2023

    Employment trends in postal and courier services

    09 October 2023

    Reskilling, upskilling and support to help postal services accelerate their digitalization and diversification processes will be key to building the resilience and adaptability of workers and enterprises in the sector.

  7. National Workshop on Sustainable and Responsible Business Practices for the realization of decent work

    06 October 2023

    South Africa

  8. © ILO 2023

    Quality education for all? We need (more) teachers!

    05 October 2023

    Data insights reveal important teacher shortages in many countries around the world, and declining numbers of vocational education teachers at a time when we need them the most. Policies to improve education quality and outcomes must consider not only students and learners, but also and importantly, teachers.

  9. © ILO/Gita Lingga 2023

    From a stay-at-home mother to a trade union leader

    28 September 2023

    The ILO’s women leadership training programme has inspired a female union leader to continue fighting for the union recognition and labour rights of her fellow workers.

  10. © Adri Berger / ILO 2023

    How data can bolster decent work in the tourism sector

    26 September 2023

    In-depth tourism employment data can provide valuable insights for shaping policies that benefit enterprises and improve the welfare of workers in the industry.