20 September 2022
The ILO is training Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees in skills that are in demand in the labour market to improve their employment prospects.
Persons with disabilities have the right for education and good quality of life: The inspiring journey of Elisa Maria da Costa
16 September 2022
Elisa Maria da Costa is one example of many persons with disabilities that can live life to the fullest. She shares her inspiring life journey during the ILO’s training programmes to be a living example that persons with disabilities only need to have equal opportunities in every aspect of life to realize their potentials.
06 September 2022
Federico Trotta has overcome prejudice and stigma to become an early childhood teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina – a profession that many believe is a “feminine” career.
31 August 2022
The ILO’s series of business coaching programme have empowered 394 transgender entrepreneurs. They do not only survive the pandemic, but also improve their business performance and increase their incomes.
22 August 2022
Ngân, a former child labourer, went on to complete vocational training through the ENHANCE project and, today, looks forward to a brighter future.
17 August 2022
After successfully reclaiming her people’s territory in Quebrada de Humahuaca, Northern Argentina, Celestina Ábalos turned to tourism to share and promote her indigenous culture. ILO entrepreneurship training during the COVID-19 pandemic helped her business grow.
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.
01 August 2022
When COVID-19 struck Indonesia, Dekha Dewandana’s previously thriving ‘homestay’ tourism business was pushed to the verge of collapse. With the support of the ILO, his business survived and grew.
29 July 2022
As the 24th International AIDS Conference opens in Canada, Wu Mengnan explains how, in the 15 years since testing positive for HIV, she has been widowed and raised her child alone while going from job to job because to persistent stigma and discrimination around AIDS.
25 July 2022
As Lebanon continues to reel under a multifaceted economic crisis, a competency-based training course conducted by the PROSPECTs programme gave Lebanese and Syrian trainees key skills needed to advance their career in Lebanon’s vital agricultural sector.