1. ILO explores transformative private sector solutions in forced displacement contexts

    13 November 2023

    Through a three-day knowledge-sharing event bringing together a wide range of partners, the ILO placed the spotlight on the importance of working closely with private sector actors in forced displacement with a collective vision for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

  2. Resilience in Action: A Mother of Three Thrives with ILO's Assistance

    30 October 2023

    "I am so grateful to the ILO and Live Addis's support, which immensely helped me establish my own business. I never imagined I would have the chance for such an opportunity in my country."

  3. Empowering youth in Kenya with market-driven digital skills

    19 September 2023

    The ILO and Learning Lions are bridging the digital divide in remote areas by providing comprehensive digital skills training, mentorship and job opportunities to young people. This innovative programme is transforming the lives of vulnerable communities, including refugees, and paving the way for an inclusive digital economy in Kenya.

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    There cannot be decent work for all without decent work for youth

    08 August 2023

    Young people are our hope for a better future, but targeted policies are needed to address the disadvantages they face in the labour market.

  5. ProAgro Ethiopia project conducted the third Amhara Region Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meeting

    02 August 2023

  6. A returnee raised her income and improved her skills

    26 July 2023

    Migrant workers who lack proper information usually end up extending their stay, despite their visas having expired, putting them in danger of being classified as irregular/undocumented migrants. Migrants are even more vulnerable in such situations and face numerous challenges, including labour rights violations, abuses, and exploitation.

  7. Promoting Fair Recruitment and Decent Work for African Migrant Workers

    18 July 2023

    Fair recruitment, international labour standards (ILS), union-to-union agreements, and monitoring and reporting

  8. ILO pursues its support of decent job creation in the agribusiness sector

    13 July 2023

  9. Integrating Social Dialogues in creating more decent jobs in the agro-processing sector - The ProAgro Ethiopia project experience

    21 June 2023

  10. In search of new pathways for social development in a post-crisis world

    11 May 2023

    This article authored by Shahra Razavi, Director of the ILO Social Protection Department, will appear in the forthcoming publication entitled “Global Social Policy at 25: Reflections and Prospects”, which can be found at The Institute of Economics, Zagreb.

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    Employment policies for social justice: Questions and answers with Sangheon Lee, Director, ILO Employment Policy, Job Creation and Livelihoods Department

    09 May 2023

  12. Q&As on: The use of geographic information systems (GIS) in employment impact assessments

    24 February 2023

    The STRENGTHEN2 project, a joint initiative of the ILO and the European Union, is investigating the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for employment impact assessments of infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa. This Q&A provides insights on the potential for operationalising GIS in employment impact assessments with other available data to determine the impact on employment creation.


  1. Message from the ProAgro Ethiopia Project Chief Technical Advisor

    19 December 2022

  2. The importance of early warning systems in disaster risk reduction

    13 October 2022

    It is not enough for an early warning system to correctly identify an incoming hazard, it must also ensure that the populations and sectors that are at risk can receive the alert, understand it, and most importantly, act on it.

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    How work gave me purpose after Beirut blast

    04 August 2022

    On August 4, 2020, large parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, were devastated by a massive explosion in the port. For Hani Baltaji, the rebuilding of a municipal police station has not only helped towards Beirut’s recovery, but also his own.

  4. The role of career guidance in a changing world of work

    16 February 2022

    Human-centered career guidance and employment services can support the transition or re-entry of job seekers into employment, meet the needs of enterprises and contribute to economic priorities.

  5. Supporting employment and vocational training for Syrian refugees and host communities

    10 February 2022

    An ILO project financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, BMZ, through KfW Development Bank provides skills through vocational training for Syrian refugees and Jordanians in host communities.

  6. Strengthening digital TVET in Ukraine

    10 February 2022

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science, the ILO project, “E-TVET in Ukraine: Training continuity and modernization during COVID-19 and beyond,” helped to develop quality e-Learning solutions for technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutes across the country.

  7. Supporting young people through quality apprenticeship programmes in Tanzania

    10 February 2022

    Zainab is only one of the hundreds of Tanzanians who participated in the apprenticeships programme carried out by the ILO in collaboration with local partners, and with the support of the Government of Norway.

  8. Equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship in Bangladesh

    10 February 2022

    The ILO’s work in Bangladesh focuses on competency-based training and assessment linked with the modern day job market to facilitate lifelong learning and access to Decent Work.