News from the PROSPECTS project

  1. Podcast

    Enhancing Durable Solutions - The Nexus and Forced Displacement

    03 March 2022

    ILO's Chief Technical Adviser for PROSPECTS in the Arab States region, Shaza Al Jondi, joins other specialists from UN agencies and NGOs to explore the relationship between forced displacement and the humanitarian-development-peace nexus (HDPN) approach, highlighting good practice examples, key challenges and emerging opportunities.

  2. News

    Apprenticeship brings a new dawn for host community and refugee youth in Uganda

    25 February 2022

    The ILO, with support from the government of the Netherlands and participation of the government of Uganda, employers and training institutes, has been able to place 95 hotel management apprentices in 40 hotels to gain on-the-job experience

  3. Press release

    A new partnership to boost productivity and employment of small and medium enterprises in the agro-food sector

    21 February 2022

    The ILO and the Jordan Chamber of Industry have partnered in an initiative, supported by the Government of the Netherlands, to enhance the productivity and resilience of agro-food SMEs employing or serving refugees and host community members.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.