News and events from the PROSPECTS project
Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and ILO strengthen collaboration to promote entrepreneurship development in Iraq
05 June 2023
With the support of the Government of the Netherlands, the ILO will train a cadre of trainers from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs on its business management training programme - Start and Improve Your Business – designed for those who want to start or improve their small businesses.
With Uganda embracing digital transformation of jobs, stakeholders gather to discuss opportunities and challenges
01 June 2023
The ILO brought together government, private sector actors and social partners to discuss findings of its exploratory assessment of the microwork and gig economy in Uganda and gathered recommendations on how to improve digital skills training and devise pathways into digitally enabled jobs for young people.
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PROSPECTS Partnership joins efforts to increase employability and job opportunities in northern Lebanon
29 May 2023
A programme carried out by the ILO in collaboration with the UNHCR and implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), has helped hundreds of Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees to hone their skills and find jobs amid the country’s multi-level crisis.
Maternity cash benefit for women in Kenya's informal economy - a call to action
24 May 2023
This video is a call to action to provide women in the informal sector in Kenya with maternity cash benefit to ensure that they are cushioned against income losses during pregnancy.
Webinar on reducing informality in forced displacement contexts
ILO supports formalization of enterprises and workers in forced displacement contexts
22 May 2023
The ILO organized a knowledge sharing event to discuss ongoing interventions to reduce informality in forced displacement contexts with the goal to promote decent work and sustainable enterprises
New agricultural sector OSH guide and training launched in Lebanon
17 May 2023
The ILO “Occupational Safety and Health Guide in Agriculture” is set to increase OSH efficiency and boost the provision of safe workplaces to guarantee the workers’ health and the sector’s productivity
Meaningful youth engagement
Refugee and host community youth call for more than a ‘seat at the table’ at UN Youth Forum
11 May 2023
The ILO, UNHCR and UNICEF organized a side-event on the margins of the ECOSOC Youth Forum 2023 where refugee and host community youth advocated for a greater say in issues that affect them.
Promotion of decent work for refugees in Egypt - a National level workshop
03 May 2023
On 23 February 2023, ILO PROSPECTS Egypt and the Centre for Migration and Refugee Studies at the American University in Cairo (AUC) jointly organized a workshop on “Refugees and Asylum Seekers’ Access to the Labour Market in Egypt: Recommendations and Best Practices”.
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Apprenticeship programme in Uganda helps youth find decent work
03 May 2023
An ILO Prospect apprenticeship programme trains youth in rural environment enabling them earn a living with decent work. Watch the story of Alma Gladys, a young mother who became carpenter in Uganda.
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Shadia and Sahar: How decent work has changed their lives in Jordan
01 May 2023
An almost three-year ILO intervention across six cooperatives in Jordan has brought about tangible changes to the lives of thousands Jordanian and Syrian refugee agricultural workers in Jordan. Listen to the words of Shadia and Sahar on the matter.