19 July 2022
ILO’s EU funded Skills 21 project is assisting the partner TVET Institutes in providing entrepreneurship and management training programmes for potential and existing entrepreneurs, using proven ILO training tools such as Know About Business (KAB), and Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) and their ‘green’ extensions. Like Reshma Akhter, other 2100 youths took the entrepreneurship development training from the TVET institutes under this programme.
18 July 2022
Skills 21 project is a joint initiative of the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO), funded by the European Union. The project seeks to increase productivity and employment opportunities through an environmentally conscious, inclusive, demand-driven, and interlinked skills development system responding to the needs of the labour market.
15 July 2022
In Bangladesh, the skills sector is in need of quality trainers and assessors. ILO's European Union-funded Skills 21 project is working with the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) to establish a modern skills system and meet the demand for the skills delivery system. Khadija Hossain Setu took the skills training from Khulna Mahila Polytechnic Institute and was then inspired to become an instructor to give skills training to the youth.
15 July 2022
A programme delivered by GREAT Women in partnership with the ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project and J.P. Morgan Philippines offered women entrepreneurs an opportunity to revisit and innovate their business models as they resumed operations post-pandemic.
28 June 2022
ILO’s Rebuilding Better project and the Women Entrepreneur Network of Malaysia’s “WE Rebuild Better” programme helps women-owned businesses in Malaysia recover from the impacts of COVID-19 while supporting them in adapting for a more resilient future.
01 June 2022
From making beautiful embroideries to lending a helping hand to others during the COVID-19 pandemic, Uzma Jalees is determined that the rights of home-based workers should be recognized and indigenous artforms like Chikankari promoted.
30 May 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic took millions of children, like Janny, out of school. The ILO helped them reconnect with their education, friends and future.
17 May 2022
Over 2,000 households in five villages benefit from three new water systems built under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project in Balabagan, Lanao del Sur. The project contributed to provide jobs and promote peace in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in the Philippines.
28 April 2022
Through strengthening compliance with occupational safety and health (OSH) standards, two participating garment factories of Better Work Indonesia, a joint programme of ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), have been recognized by the Ministry of Manpower and international buyers.
04 April 2022
The ILO business coaching programme has reached 394 transgender entrepreneurs from eight transgender community organizations in five cities in Indonesia for three years from 2018-2021. Around 65 percent of participants in the last two-year interventions (2020-2021) have witnessed an average increase of 178 percent of their business incomes.