Impact and people


  1. First tripartite social dialogue within the fishing sector

    08 May 2023

    building decent working and in South Africa

  2. Apprenticeship programme in Uganda helps youth find decent work

    03 May 2023

    An ILO Prospect apprenticeship programme trains youth in rural environment enabling them earn a living with decent work. Watch the story of Alma Gladys, a young mother who became carpenter in Uganda.

  3. Shadia and Sahar: How decent work has changed their lives in Jordan

    01 May 2023

    An almost three-year ILO intervention across six cooperatives in Jordan has brought about tangible changes to the lives of thousands Jordanian and Syrian refugee agricultural workers in Jordan. Listen to the words of Shadia and Sahar on the matter.

  4. Data science researchers from UK and Rwanda collaborate with the ILO to drive the global impact of financial education

    27 April 2023

    An exciting collaboration between the University of Liverpool, The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Rwanda and the ILO aims to use the power of data analytics to increase the impact of the ILO Global Programme on Financial Education and to drive positive behavioural change amongst target groups in Africa and beyond.

  5. Other farmers need the knowledge I learned on Occupational Safety and Health

    27 April 2023

    After completing an ILO training programme on Occupational Safety and Health, Ziad Sa’ad, a beekeeper from Iraq’s southern city of Basra, is raising awareness among his community on the importance of safety at work.

  6. © A.B. Hussain / ILO 2023

    As a sewer worker, I want respect and safer working conditions

    27 April 2023

    Cleaning sewers is dangerous, hazardous work that can be lethal. Shafique Massih is a sewer worker in Lahore, Pakistan, calling for safer working conditions and greater respect for sanitation workers.

  7. Financial education supports migrants and entrepreneurs in Nigeria

    26 April 2023

    With close to 20 years of coaching entrepreneurs under her belt Omokorede Fasoro is a shining light in Nigeria’s efforts to support migrants and returnees by helping them to improve their money management skills, build sustainable businesses and improve employment prospects through financial education. She is an ILO financial education trainer who is very passionate about the topic. In this article, we share her innovative outreach strategies using digital technology to promote financial literacy.

  8. Promoting financial education in Zimbabwe: the experience from an ILO certified trainer

    25 April 2023

    Shalom Govero is an ILO certified financial education trainer based in Harare, Zimbabwe. Since 2016 she has been delivering financial education primarily through radio, with over 200 radio programs broadcasted with two privately owned stations and one state broadcaster. In this article, she shares her experiences using various platforms to disseminate financial messages to Zimbabweans.

  9. © Naymuzzaman Prince / ILO 2023

    After Rana Plaza, I help prevent other tragedies from happening

    24 April 2023

    Ten years ago, Mohamed Abdur Rob was part of a team of firefighters who rescued garment workers trapped in the rubble of Rana Plaza after the building collapsed. Over 1100 people died. His experience motivated him to become a fire safety officer in a garment factory.

  10. Emerging Insight: Becoming a long-term ally for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Argentina

    24 April 2023