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2022

  1. © Nozim Kalandarov 2022

    When a woman becomes boss in a man's world

    13 January 2022

    Entrepreneur, Takhmina Bakhronova, is the first woman to break into the male-dominated taxi business in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe.

  2. Breaking Stereotypes

    10 January 2022

    Rural women in Kyrgyzstan are successfully developing their own businesses at home instead of migrating abroad.

  3. ILO in Action: Our objective is to improve the job prospects of young people

    05 January 2022

    ILO Chief Technical Advisor, David Andrevon, speaks from Tunis about the ACJEMP project, which is improving the access of youth to the job market through coaching and training. The project is funded by the French Development Agency and aims to support 20,000 young women and men in Tunisia by 2023.

2021

  1. Responsible Enterprises: Innovative Pathways to Child Labour Elimination

    22 December 2021

    Participants were introduced to the principles of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) and its comprehensive approach to tackle child labour including aspects related to social dialogue, social protection, formalization and apprenticeship, labour inspection and remediation mechanisms, occupational safety and health.

  2. Two young entrepreneurs embark to a new, digital business venture for SMEs

    16 December 2021

    After participating in the ILO digital marketing training, as part of UN joint programme, two young entrepreneurs join forces to start their own business. They hope to open new jobs for youth and provide various services for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

  3. ILO in action: We help migrant domestic workers overcome their vulnerability to the pandemic

    15 December 2021

    ILO Senior Labour Migration Specialist, Gloria Moreno-Fontes, speaks from Pretoria about the Southern Africa Migration Management (SAMM) Project, which aims to improve migration management in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. The project is funded by the European Commission and implemented by the ILO in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

  4. Reflections on migration and diversity – New ILO research

    14 December 2021

    The ILO has published new research on “The future of diversity”. In an edited volume, scholars and practitioners from various disciplines and backgrounds reflect on the most appropriate interventions to create a more inclusive labour market for all. The authors offer new perspectives on the concept of diversity and the role diversity can play in the world of work of the future.

  5. Global Media Competition winners: Where are they now?

    09 December 2021

    Clémentine Eveno and Dana Ullman were amongst the winners of the 6th edition of the ILO global media competition (2020). One year after the reception of the award, they look back on how they have benefited from this experience.

  6. © Kıvanç Özvardar / ILO 2022

    Skills and lifelong learning: A path to a positive future

    09 December 2021

    The International Labour Conference continues its discussions on skills and lifelong learning. It’s an issue at the heart of the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work. Read how Syrian refugee, Morshed Ali, transformed his life through skills training and education in host country, Turkey.

  7. Improved farming skills help local farmers of West Papua strengthening local economy and food security

    06 December 2021

    Local farmers in Teluk Mubri Village, North Manokwari, West Papua are now able to increase their productivity and income during the pandemic. The Introduction to proper and sustainable farming methods by the ILO’s skills training programme, as part of the UN joint programme, has helped them improving their farming skills.