News and events from the PROSPECTS project

  1. News

    ILO builds capacities of financial service providers to expand the scope and market of their services to forcibly displaced and host communities in Iraq

    18 February 2022

    With the support of the Government of the Netherlands, the initiative seeks to contribute to devising durable solutions for forcibly displaced and host communities in Iraq through improving their financial inclusion and opportunities for more and better employment opportunities.

  2. News

    UPSHIFT to elevate youth in Uganda with skills and social entrepreneurship

    08 February 2022

    The joint ILO and UNICEF programme will impart life skills and improve employability of youth recovering from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. Video

    ILO PROSPECTS: teaching life skills through football and women setting a new social norm in Egypt

    31 January 2022

    Soft skills enable youth to find decent employment and makes them resilient to economic shocks.

  4. News

    Strengthening resilience of small businesses through access to knowledge and finance in Turkana County

    13 January 2022

    Under the PROSPECTS programme, the ILO and its partners are imparting business management skills to upskill enterprises owned by refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya.

  5. News

    Bringing recognition to the skills of informal “Jua Kali” sector workers in Kenya

    06 January 2022

    Launch of the 'Recognition to prior learning' process in Kenya will enhance the employability of local refugee and host community youth. It will validate the under-recognised competencies of artisans and provide them new work opportunities.

  6. Video

    ILO promotes productivity on Lebanon farms through modern greenhouse initiative

    22 December 2021

    The ILO is piloting an initiative to test the impact of modern greenhouses on productivity and working conditions on selected farms in Lebanon, which have been affected by the financial and economic crisis in the country.

  7. Video

    The role of cooperatives in forced displacement

    16 December 2021

    This video captures the contribution of cooperatives in the forced displacement contexts to improve livelihoods of both host communities and refugees. It brings together evidences from the field and summarises application of cooperatives' experiential learnings within PROSPECTS Partnership. It shares examples of cooperative contributions to livelihoods of host and refugee communities in Jordan, Uganda and Turkey.

  8. Video

    Bringing new opportunities in Kenya with welding skills

    02 December 2021

    The ILO PROSPECTS programme in Kenya demonstrates the industrial training model to overcome skill mismatch challenge faced by the labour market, while improving employability of host and refugee communities.

  9. Video

    Gaming app encourages students to explore future career pathways in Jordan

    02 December 2021

    The ILO, together with the Ministries of Education and Labour, has developed a career guidance gaming app to help youth make informed decisions about future career options that are in demand in the labour market.

  10. News

    Trainers in Sudan capacitated to help small-scale entrepreneurs to start and grow their business

    01 December 2021

    The ILO held its first face-to-face Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Training of Trainers (ToT) to promote entrepreneurship and business start-ups in PROSPECTS’ targeted states of East Darfur and West Kordofan.