Employment intensive investment news

  1. Article

    How the ILO can support vital public employment programmes during the COVID-19 crisis

    10 February 2021

    Public employment programmes have played an increasingly important role in government responses to the COVID-19 crisis. In this article, Maikel Lieuw-Kie-Song, ILO Specialist on the Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) sheds light on new, innovative approaches being used to assist countries like Uzbekistan in supporting their PWPs during the pandemic, resulting in temporary work for almost 500,000 women and men in 2020 – nearly twice as many jobs as those created before the pandemic.

  2. Technical cooperation

    ILO Project in the Philippines Wins Award at Photo Contest Organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    03 February 2021

  3. News

    ILO in Iraq joins forces with local authorities in Dohuk to implement employment-intensive interventions

    18 December 2020

    Supported by the Government of the Netherlands, the collaboration will help generate decent jobs for forcibly displaced persons and host community members in Iraq through water irrigation maintenance and solid waste management.

  4. Publication

    Employment Matters too much to Society to Leave to Markets Alone

    09 December 2020

  5. UN 75th Anniversary

    Investing in people through the ILO’s employment-intensive investment approach

    25 November 2020

  6. News

    New EU-ILO Mainstreaming Employment into Trade and Investment (METI) Programme launched at UfM Trade ministerial meeting

    16 November 2020

  7. Press release

    Safe water, decent work in BARMM amid COVID-19

    09 November 2020

    Households and schoolchildren now have better access to safe water in Maguindanao through a water system built by community members and indigenous peoples under an ILO and the Government of Japan partnership.

  8. Our impact

    The road to employment and livelihoods in Timor-Leste

    02 November 2020

    Lack of access to schools, marketplaces and hospitals is a challenge for communities in Timor-Leste, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. An ILO initiative to rehabilitate rural roads is helping break their isolation, provide jobs and improve livelihoods.

  9. Article

    How decent work supports Jordan’s most vulnerable communities

    20 October 2020

    A programme implemented by the ILO and supported by Germany through the German Development Cooperation (KfW Development Bank), helps some of the country’s most vulnerable groups, including Jordanian nationals and Syrian refugees.

  10. News

    ILO and Lebanon issue guidelines for Employment Intensive Projects

    07 October 2020

    The guidelines aim to reinforce cooperation and harmonization between the Lebanese government, NGOs and development partners, and provide guidance on planning and implementation of EIPs.