News, articles and events

  1. Research Seminar

    Impact of COVID-19 on Skilling, Upskilling and Reskilling in Enterprises

    28 June 2021

    The research seminar will take place on 28 June 2021 from 13:00 - 14:30 (CEST).

  2. Press release

    The ILO and the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) join forces to support youth and refugees in Greater Cairo

    31 May 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) have signed an agreement to implement the apprenticeship programme for Egyptian youth and refugee communities in Greater Cairo.

  3. Girls in ICT Day

    Pursuing passion in technology: The journey of a female tech entrepreneur

    22 April 2021

    A young Indonesian female engineer and tech entrepreneur, Fransiska Hadiwidjana, shares her inspiring journey to pursue her passion and to encourage more women to enter the digital world.

  4. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Soft skills training to prepare youth entering the world of work

    21 April 2021

    Technology advancement and industrial change have substituted manual jobs with machine and digitalization, requiring humans to acquire new skills to survive in the world of work. While technical skills are still relevant, soft skills play a key role in defining success at work.

  5. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    ICT jobs are in demand and for everyone

    30 March 2021

    With a growing transformation of digitalization in Indonesia, everybody can enter the promising ICT sector. Having more people joining the digital workforce, it will bring positive impact to the national economy that benefits both industry and workers.

  6. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    It is time for young women to grab opportunities in ICT Sector

    23 March 2021

    The information and communications technology (ICT) sector are in demand, providing promising careers for both men and women. The ILO supports wider involvement of women in the sector.

  7. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Indonesian skills training instructors move towards digital transformation

    19 March 2021

    COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated online transformation in all human activities, including in the skills training sector. Training instructors, thus, need to develop their digital skills to deliver online courses more effectively.

  8. COVID-19: Promoting skills development

    Soft skills improve the employability of youth and job seekers

    17 March 2021

    The ILO improves the employability of youth and job seekers, particularly from the marginalized and vulnerable groups, through a series of soft skills training programmes.

  9. Our impact, their voices

    How Indonesian youth respond to COVID-19 pandemic

    10 February 2021

    The ILO conducted two complementing surveys to learn about the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to Indonesian youth. The results revealed how youth deal with this ongoing crisis.

  10. Skills development

    Vocational training hampered by COVID-19 pandemic

    01 February 2021

    A new report based on an inter-agency survey on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) highlights the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as innovations in teaching and learning.