Cross cutting areas

What’s new

  1. Press release

    Japan to support employment-intensive recovery in the earthquake-hit areas in Aleppo, Syria

    01 February 2024

  2. Case flyer

    The EIIP approach, experiences and lessons learned: Contributions to the humanitarian, development, and peace nexus in Afghanistan

    11 October 2023

    This flyer illustrates how the Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) in Afghanistan, implemented since 2022 under the framework of the DWCP and the UN Joint Programme ABADEI, plays a key role in meeting both the humanitarian and development needs of the Afghan population, which continues to face unprecedented challenges.

  3. Press release

    ILO to train 100 engineers in Jordan on labour-based technology

    04 October 2023

    The ILO in Jordan signs a new implementation agreement with the Jordan Engineers Association to train 100 engineers and private contractors on a Certified Competence Programme for Engineers.

  4. News in Brief August 2023

    EIIP Afghanistan News Brief, Issue 4

    24 August 2023

    The Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) Afghanistan News Brief is to share news and information on EIIP Afghanistan project's activities.

What are Crosscutting areas?

Crosscutting areas reflect the ILO’s core values that cut across all EIIP thematic areas, and are integrated into all EIIP projects. The strengthen the unique approach that the EIIP has developed over the past half century. Some of the key crosscutting areas include:

  • Gender equality
  • Social inclusion and reaching vulnerable groups
  • Skills development
  • Working conditions and Occupational Safety and Health
  • Environmental and social safeguards
  • Social dialogue

The resources listed provide practical guidance how these care ILO values can be integrated into projects and programmes.