Employment intensive investment news
ILO trains engineers on its employment-intensive infrastructure recovery approach in Syria
21 March 2023
The training took place in preparation of ILO emergency employment scheme in Aleppo, that will create decent jobs and rehabilitate destroyed infrastructure.
Response to Turkiye and Syria earthquakes
ILO assigns $3.6 million of direct support to workers affected by the Türkiye and Syria earthquakes
20 March 2023
The ILO announced the allocation at a donors’ conference hosted in Brussels in support of victims of the earthquakes in the two countries.
Ahead of emergency employment scheme, ILO trains engineers in Syria on Occupational Safety and Health in earthquake response
10 March 2023
Building the capacities of engineers is part of broader efforts to promote a safe working environment for workers involved in the earthquake response and recovery operations, as the ILO prepares to implement an emergency employment scheme in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
ILO set to implement emergency employment scheme in earthquake-damaged neighbourhoods in Aleppo, Syria
03 March 2023
A team of ILO engineers conducted an assessment in the Syrian city of Aleppo, parts of which were severely damaged by the earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, to identify priorities under an emergency employment scheme to help restore livelihoods and rehabilitate destroyed infrastructure.
Response to the earthquake in Syria and Türkiye
ILO visits Aleppo’s damaged neighbourhoods in preparation for emergency employment scheme
16 February 2023
With parts of the Syrian city severely hit by the February 6 earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, the ILO is preparing to help restore livelihoods in affected communities.
Training and employment services for EIIP beneficiaries in Jordan
09 February 2023
Gender equality and disability inclusion
EIIP Workshop on the Labor-Intensive Project with Municipalities in Jordan
02 February 2023
In preparation of phase VI Employment Intensive Investment Program EIIP, ILO in Jordan in coordination with Ministry of Local Administration MOLA organised a Orientation workshop for 31 municipalities. The Project funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through German Development Bank (KfW) will create 112,500 paid decent work-days for 1,250 Jordanians and Syrians in the northern and middle municipalities in Jordan.
Third meeting of the Policy Working Group in Jordan
24 January 2023
ILO in action
Employment Intensive Approaches create decent jobs in cultural heritage development
18 January 2023
A joint ILO/EU/UNESCO project is supporting the conservation and rehabilitation of cultural heritage at the World Heritage Site of the Erbil Citadel. The ILO is applying Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) approaches to create decent jobs for around 1,000 workers. In addition, the ILO through EIIP approaches will facilitate the recognition of skills for 40 workers in three different occupations related to the conservation of historical sites. EIIP Technical Officer Bashar Elsamarneh explains.
ILO’s infrastructure investments resolve health and water access challenges in Sudan
22 December 2022
Through employment-intensive investments three water points and a healthcare centre in Sudan were rehabilitated and handed over to community for operation and maintenance.