Stories on work, peace and resilience

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    Enterprises must be key actors in the green transition

    14 November 2022

    Greening workplaces will play an increasingly important role in the green transition, as well as being an aspect of work life that matters greatly to both workers and employers. Read the new ILO report launched during COP27.

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    Moldova trade unions help Ukrainian refugees to help themselves

    24 October 2022

    Nearly 90,000 refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine have chosen to stay in Moldova, where they received a warm reception from the country, as well help from Moldovan trade unions, who are supported by the ILO.

  3. The importance of early warning systems in disaster risk reduction

    13 October 2022

    It is not enough for an early warning system to correctly identify an incoming hazard, it must also ensure that the populations and sectors that are at risk can receive the alert, understand it, and most importantly, act on it.

  4. ILO's financial education training brings sustainability for refugee and host led businesses in Kenya

    30 September 2022

    Hilda Thuo, Livelihoods Officer, Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and Certified Financial Education Trainer, shares how the ILO module on Financial Education has been useful for developing resilience of refugee and host community led small businesses in Kakuma, Kenya.

  5. Putting down roots for peace and development in Sri Lanka

    21 September 2022

  6. Sustaining peace through employment and decent work

    21 September 2022

  7. I am fighting against abusive domestic work

    29 August 2022

    Myriam Raharilantosoa became a defender of Malagasy migrant domestic workers after finding out about the abuse suffered by her daughter at the hands of employers in Lebanon.

  8. Youth highlight importance of skills development for a better future

    12 August 2022

    On the occasion of International Youth Day, young women and men from Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon and refugees living in these countries, share their experiences and hopes for the future. ILO PROSPECTS is supporting them to build new skills for successful careers in their communities.

  9. Linking Lebanese hosts and Syrian refugees with jobs and labour market

    05 August 2022

    In June 2022, the ILO and partners met with Lebanese and Syrian farm and plant nursery owners and workers and visited a skill-training centre in the north of Lebanon, who have benefitted from the activities of the mulit-agency PROSPECTS programme

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    How work gave me purpose after Beirut blast

    04 August 2022

    On August 4, 2020, large parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, were devastated by a massive explosion in the port. For Hani Baltaji, the rebuilding of a municipal police station has not only helped towards Beirut’s recovery, but also his own.