1. Tackling water woes: ILO’s vocational training success in Kenya

    21 February 2024

    With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.


  1. Digitalizing agro-processing small and medium sized businesses in Ethiopia

    29 December 2023

  2. Portraits from PROSPECTS - Visualizing change in host and refugee communities

    13 December 2023

    Depicting stories of host and refugee individuals with improved self-reliance and resilience, an exhibition led by ILO PROSPECTS programme at the colonnade of ILO Headquarters will underpin ILO’s approaches promoting inclusive socio-economic growth and decent work for both host and forcibly displaced communities. The exhibition will be on from 14 December to 11 January in its first phase.

  3. The Ethiopian Ministry of Labour and Skills convened a Technical meeting on the establishment of the Sector Skills Body in the Agro-processing Sector

    12 December 2023

  4. 161 Small and Micro Agribusiness Enterprises undergo tailored SIYB Refresher Training to manage and grow their businesses

    05 December 2023

  5. A group of 24 Ethiopian professional trainers in starting and improving businesses sharpen their skills in small and medium enterprises coaching under ILO support in Ethiopia

    04 December 2023

  6. Enterprises in agro-processing sector recognize the positive impact of ProAgro Ethiopia project support on Workplace Safety and Cooperation in their Productivity

    29 November 2023

  7. ILO supports Ethiopia’s participation in the Sub-Saharan African Skills and Apprenticeship Stakeholders Network to enhance cross-learning and regional collaborations in Sectoral Skills Development and Recognition of Prior Learning

    24 November 2023

  8. 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.

  9. 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."

  10. 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.

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

    02 August 2023

  13. 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.

  14. 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

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

    13 July 2023

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

    21 June 2023

  17. 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

  19. 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.