News and statements on labour migration

  1. Empowering Ethiopian youth: ILO Youth to Youth Fund winners announced

    11 March 2024

    Following a rigorous selection process, ten Youth-led organizations in Ethiopia won the ILO Youth-to-Youth Fund, a unique grant supporting them to implement youth entrepreneurship activities promoting decent work for refugee and host community.

  2. Photo essay: Woman-led cooperative in Jordan expands business and drives local change through cooperative alliances

    08 March 2024

    On International Women's Day, we celebrate the endeavours of Jordan’s Fatima Al-Zahraa Cooperative Society with an in-depth interview featuring its president, Ghada Al-Qudah, and a photo gallery showcasing their activities. Tune in for their inspiring story!

  3. Episode 3 - Inclusion is good for business: Private sector practices to include refugees and host communities in the digital economy

    07 March 2024

  4. “I am a resilient entrepreneur and a determined mother”

    07 March 2024

    On International Women’s Day, we are sharing an inspiring entrepreneurial journey of Wegden, a Sudanese refugee in Egypt supported by ILO’s entrepreneurship development training programme.

  5. ILO and trade unions strengthen collaboration with Central Java on labour rights for fishers

    06 March 2024

    The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab and Trade Union’s in the Fishing Sector conducted a series of activities to strengthen collaboration with Central Java’s relevant stakeholders in fishing sector

  6. Empowering entrepreneurs and freelancers to leverage digital economy opportunities in Kenya

    06 March 2024

    Through an intensive programme, ILO PROSPECTS Kenya rolled out training that supports entrepreneurs and freelancers to apply a new tool for business digitalization.

  7. ILO and Qatar sign new 4-year programme to advance labour reforms

    04 March 2024

    The new 4-year programme aims to consolidate the efforts of previous years and strengthen labour market policies and institutions in Qatar.

  8. Navigating the future: Insights from Kenya's envisioning event on digital policy

    27 February 2024

    The Community of Practice on Digital Skills and Jobs in Kenya convened to evaluate its strategic direction and chart the course for joint advocacy and a coordinated approach to driving an inclusive and productive digital transformation.

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    Migrant Resource Centre reduces migrant fishers’ vulnerability at sea

    27 February 2024

    Lack of access to information on migration has made migrant fishers vulnerable to exploitation. The ILO’s 8.7 Accelerator Lab programme and the Indonesian Migrant Worker Union (SBMI) have set up a Migrant Worker Resource Centre (MRC) to better protect Indonesian migrant fishers.

  10. Youths across Jordan gain new skills through work-based learning

    26 February 2024

    Hundreds of Jordanian and Syrian youths celebrated the completion of their training programmes, provided by the ILO and Jordan River Foundation, as they prepare to enter the world of work with increased practical and technical skills.