Employment intensive investment news
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.
10 Years Roads for Development (R4D) in Timor-Leste (2012-2022)
30 December 2022
Improving rural roads access was considered as one of the key conditions for rural social and economic development. Recognizing its importance, the ILO provided technical assistance to the Government of Timor-Leste for implementation of Road for Development (R4D).
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.
Visit of the Japanese Ambassador to JSB project Area, Mayo Suburb, Khartoum, Sudan
21 December 2022
The ILO in Sudan completes road, water and sanitation rehabilitation project
We won’t need to beg for water anymore
21 December 2022
Yasin Muhumad Faarah, an Ethiopian farmer, lost all his cattle in a recent drought. Without a regular supply of water, his future livelihood and that of other members of the community was in jeopardy. Together they built a water collection basin that promises a viable future for them all.