News and events from the PROSPECTS project

  1. International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    I always wanted to set up a business, and employ other blind persons so they can make a living too

    02 December 2022

    Fifty-two-year-old Khabour Mohammed Ali runs a small home-based business in Dohuk selling knitted products. Khabour, who is visually impaired, has many talents- from teaching braille to making all types of handicrafts. Determined to expand her business, Khabour enrolled in ILO’s business and financial education programmes, and received a loan that will help her business grow

  2. Press release

    ILO-UNHCR policy dialogue examines access of host communities and forcibly displaced persons to Iraq’s labour market

    02 December 2022

    The event focused on ILO’s newly developed report which examines global and country level policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, practices and gaps shaping access to the labour market and proposes recommendations that support efforts to promote decent work for refugees, IDPs and host communities in Iraq.

  3. News

    Jordan launches first ILO SCORE training programme in the Middle East

    01 December 2022

    The training is set to improve SMEs’ productivity and working conditions in the agri-food sector in the country.

  4. News

    ILO, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of KRI partner to develop vocational training for youth in Dohuk

    30 November 2022

    Working directly with the Vocational Training Centre in Dohuk, the initiative will support young women and men in their transition to decent employment.

  5. Slideshow

    How PROSPECTS Partnership helps build resilience of hosts and refugees communities in Lebanon

    21 November 2022

    Despite facing one of the worst socio-economic crisis in decades, Lebanon continues to host one of the highest number of refugee populations. The PROSPECTS Partnership supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands is providing education, employment and social protection support to build resilience and self-reliance of both hosts and refugees in the country.

  6. Press release

    New command-and-control and operation centre launches in Jordan’s Labour Ministry

    20 October 2022

    In line with the e-government vision, a new system supported by the ILO will help the Ministry boost efficiency and ease its operations during labour inspections. This is an important step in the quest to ensure decent work for all.

  7. News

    Equipping forcibly displaced youth in settlements in East Africa with skills to be changemakers

    20 October 2022

    A group of 60 young people from forcibly displaced and host communities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda are benefitting from a collaboration between the ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF, enabling them to find solutions improving access of youth to skills and employment.

  8. Press release

    ILO and UNICEF support youth to prepare for work through Job Search Clubs in Jordan

    19 October 2022

    More than 400 youth participate in intensive training in 20 locations across Jordan.

  9. Press release

    Youth Network Committee to shape activities for the host and refugee youth in Ethiopia

    13 October 2022

    The committee will provide strategic direction and guide implementation of the meaningful youth engagement programme of the ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF focusing on skills and socio-economic development of the youth in Ethiopia.

  10. Press release

    ILO supported Business Development Service Providers Association established in Ethiopia

    12 October 2022

    The association will provide its services to refugee and host community businesses and entrepreneurs in Ethiopia to improve their performance.