Impact and people

2023

  1. © ILO 2024

    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.

  2. © ILO/Gita Lingga 2024

    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.

  3. © Adri Berger / ILO 2024

    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.

  4. Unlocking Potential #3: ILO's apprenticeship programme in Uganda - Story of Gad

    25 September 2023

    This is a third video from a series highlighting inspirational stories of young refugees and hosts finding employment and livelihood opportunities with support from ILO PROSPECTS' apprenticeship programme in Uganda.

  5. Emerging Insight: Integrated financial services for better risk management

    20 September 2023

  6. Lebanon’s green thumb: ILO trains workers from rural communities in landscaping activities across local agricultural schools

    20 September 2023

    The landscaping and garden maintenance competency-based training aims to build capacity and develop the skills of hundreds of trainees in the agricultural sector, eventually connecting them with in-demand jobs on the market.

  7. Empowering youth in Kenya with market-driven digital skills

    19 September 2023

    The ILO and Learning Lions are bridging the digital divide in remote areas by providing comprehensive digital skills training, mentorship and job opportunities to young people. This innovative programme is transforming the lives of vulnerable communities, including refugees, and paving the way for an inclusive digital economy in Kenya.

  8. © Luke Harold / Wikimedia 2024

    Equal pay for work of equal value: where do we stand in 2023?

    18 September 2023

    Despite some progress, gender wage gaps persist and are even widening in some occupations. Gender wage gaps are not primarily attributable to differences in educational attainment, and in general do not narrow but rather often increase with age.

  9. Unlocking Potential #2: ILO's apprenticeship programme in Uganda - Story of Fatuma

    18 September 2023

    This is a second video from a series highlighting inspirational stories of young refugees and hosts finding employment and livelihood opportunities with support from ILO PROSPECTS' apprenticeship programme in Uganda.

  10. Harmonizing lives: ILO promotes social cohesion among refugees and hosts in Uganda

    15 September 2023

    In Uganda's Nakivale Refugee Settlement, the ILO's PROSPECTS program is transforming employment centers into vibrant Youth Centers, fostering social cohesion among refugees and host communities. Through skills development, arts, and community engagement, this initiative is promoting peaceful coexistence and economic empowerment, paving the way for a harmonious future.