Employment intensive investment news

  1. News

    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.

  2. Video

    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.

  3. 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.

  4. Press release

    Training and employment services for EIIP beneficiaries in Jordan

    09 February 2023

  5. 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.

  6. News

    Third meeting of the Policy Working Group in Jordan

    24 January 2023

  7. 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.

  8. Video

    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).

  9. News

    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.

  10. News

    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