Employment intensive investment news

  1. Video

    Celebrating green jobs and decent work in Jordan on International Labour Day

    01 May 2023

    ILO project in Jordan celebrates "cocoon" method for sustainable & affordable tree planting in National Afforestation Plan

  2. Crisis Response

    ILO deepens its support in the earthquake-hit region in close cooperation with government and social partners

    11 April 2023

    The ILO is considering strengthening further the technical support to implement decent work programmes in the recovery from the disaster caused by the earthquake.

  3. Press release

    Inclusive Green Economic Growth for Jordan's Refugee and Host Communities

    28 March 2023

    A new ILO project funded by the Government of Italy aims to build a sustainable and inclusive green labor market for Jordan's refugee and host communities.

  4. Employment-Intensive Employment Programme

    ILO promotes labour intensive methods to improve livelihoods of host and refugee communities in Ethiopia

    28 March 2023

    Through an intensive training, the ILO has strengthened the capacity of road construction engineers from Ethiopia’s refugee-hosting districts to apply labour intensive methods to boost socio-economic development through infrastructural development and job creation.

  5. Crisis response

    Urgent support needed for hundreds of thousands of workers after Türkiye and Syria earthquakes

    28 March 2023

    Devastating earthquakes have destroyed the jobs and businesses of hundreds of thousands of people in Türkiye and Syria. Workers and enterprises urgently need help to rebuild livelihoods and prevent poverty, informality and exploitation.

  6. Workshop aims to increase women’s participation in employment intensive works in Jordan

    Gender Awareness Workshop for Ministry of Agriculture and the directorates under EIIP Project Phase VI

    23 March 2023

    The EIIP project funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through the German Development Bank (KfW) was launched in Jordan in 2016 in response to the Syrian crisis and to provide support to the Jordanian Government in facing the challenges related to the influx of refugees. It focuses on increasing short term employment through improving infrastructure and the environment, and to providing youth with skills that will assist them in securing longer-term job opportunities.

  7. Employment Intensive Investment Infrastructure Programme in Jordan

    BMZ supports Green Jobs and Women's Participation in Jordan

    23 March 2023

    The EIIP project funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through the German Development Bank (KfW) was launched in Jordan in 2016 in response to the Syrian crisis and to provide support to the Jordanian Government in facing the challenges related to the influx of refugees. It focuses on increasing short term employment through improving infrastructure and the environment, and to providing youth with skills that will assist them in securing longer-term job opportunities.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. News

    First regional knowledge-sharing workshop on the impact of trade and investment policies on productive and decent employment in the Southern Mediterranean countries

    14 March 2023