Employment intensive investment news

  1. 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.

  2. Publication

    Employment Matters too much to Society to Leave to Markets Alone

    09 December 2020

  3. UN 75th Anniversary

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

    25 November 2020

  4. News

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

    16 November 2020

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Emergency employment and COVID-19

    ILO, Japan, MOLE provide emergency employment amid COVID-19 in BARMM

    06 October 2020

    The Bangsamoro government, ILO and the Government of Japan will provide emergency employment to workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. News

    Upskilling local contractors in routine road maintenance for better performance and workmanship

    15 September 2020

    The evident and vital role local contractors play in infrastructure development and employment creation in the construction sector provide recognition for essential investment in upskilling for better performance and workmanship.