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March 2024

  1. SCORE Training

    ILO and Government of Flanders join forces to strengthen productivity in South Africa

    11 March 2024

    SCORE Training is set for implementation in SMEs within the clothing and textiles manufacturing sector over the course of the year.

  2. SCORE Training

    ILO promotes resource efficiency, clean production and circularity in Kyrgyzstan and Mauritius

    11 March 2024

    SCORE4Climate training module launches in SMEs across different sectors and sub-sectors, integrating environmental considerations into production practices.

  3. Meaningful youth engagement

    Empowering Ethiopian youth: ILO Youth to Youth Fund winners announced

    11 March 2024

    Following a rigorous selection process, ten Youth-led organizations in Ethiopia won the ILO Youth-to-Youth Fund, a unique grant supporting them to implement youth entrepreneurship activities promoting decent work for refugee and host community.

  4. SCORE Training

    ILO fosters productivity, decent work and inclusion in Brazil's apparel sector

    11 March 2024

    Workplace cooperation and responsible business take center stage in SCORE Training implemented with a national training institution in Brazil.

  5. Video

    Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Southern Iraq

    08 March 2024

    At the core of entrepreneurship lies empowerment. As the world marks International Women's Day, we witness the determination of women in southern Iraq firsthand, and join them as they celebrate victories, both big and small. Through collaboration and support networks, they equip each other with tools and knowledge while embracing sustainability and eco-friendly practices. This initiative was made possible through funding by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation in Iraq and implementation by the ILO, demonstrating our joint commitment to empowering women and fostering sustainable entrepreneurship in the region.

  6. International Women's Day

    A spotlight on the voices of women in business

    08 March 2024

    To celebrate International Women's Day we interviewed 3 beneficiaries of the ILO SCORE Programme in Tunisia. They offer an insight into the challenges and triumphs faced by women in the world of work.

  7. Our impact, their voices

    “I am a resilient entrepreneur and a determined mother”

    07 March 2024

    On International Women’s Day, we are sharing an inspiring entrepreneurial journey of Wegden, a Sudanese refugee in Egypt supported by ILO’s entrepreneurship development training programme.

  8. © Allan Mulenga / ILO 2024


    Having an income reduces HIV stigma and discrimination

    01 March 2024

    Sixty-year old Regina Katungu Chileshe is an entrepreneur living with HIV in Zambia. She is a member of an HIV support group that works to overcome stigma in the community, thanks to an income generation project supported by the International Labour Organization and UNAIDS.

February 2024

  1. News

    The new ILO Country Director pays courtesy calls to ILO constituents in Indonesia

    29 February 2024

    Simrin Singh, the new ILO Country Director for Indonesia and Timor-Leste, paid courtesy calls to the tripartite constituents and relevant partners in Indonesia.

  2. Press release

    ILO-trained outreach officials boost social security registration among wage workers in Jordan

    12 February 2024

    The capacity-building initiative supports the extension of social security rights of Jordanian and non-Jordanian workers–including refugees