Community centres to bring new skills and employment opportunities for refugee and host communities in Uganda
21 October 2021
The ILO and UNHCR, with support from the Government of Netherlands, have initiated development of six multipurpose community centres which will offer safe spaces and socio-economic services for refugees and host communities.
Ugandan stakeholders adapt the ILO media toolkit on reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment for use in Uganda
15 October 2021
Following consultations with various stakeholders and desk reviews that informed the adaptation of the media toolkit, Ugandan stakeholders, with support from ILO, convened on 14th-15th October 2021 to review and validate the adapted media toolkit on reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment. The adapted toolkit will be used to build capacity of media practitioners, for improved reportage and effective engagement issues of on forced labour and fair recruitment.
13 October 2021
On 7th August 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) of the Alexandria Business Association (ABA) celebrated the graduation of 42 trainees from an apprenticeship programme being implemented in the context of the PROSPECTS programme.
11 October 2021
ILO launches the Hiring Challenge, a new online game designed to improve understanding of what’s needed for fair and safe recruitment of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong, China.
08 October 2021
For Thon Mabior Jok, a young refugee from Kakuma camp in Kenya, working on a digital platform has meant some extra income but there are many challenges.
30 September 2021
In the latest ILO Voices podcast, Chidi King, head of the ILO Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Branch warns that unless existing inequalities are addressed, they will be exacerbated by rapid changes in the world of work.
29 September 2021
Find out about a music initiative to raise awareness among young Mauritanians and refugees on the dangers of COVID-19 and its impact on the world of work.
Changes in Jordan’s work permit regulations for Syrian refugees contribute to decent work – ILO, FAFO report
26 September 2021
Findings of a new report which analyses changes in work permit regulations in Jordan since 2016 show a clear positive impact with respect to improving decent working conditions for Syrian workers in the country.
23 September 2021
On the occasion of the Food Systems Summit, the UN Network on Migration has issued a statement calling for migrants to be considered as a critical part of food systems, as contributors to food security in need of decent work
07 September 2021
The Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare will distribute urgently needed food, hygiene items and information about local employment opportunities to returning migrant workers at quarantine centres, with the support of the International Labour Organization, European Union and Australian Government.