News and events from the PROSPECTS project

  1. Our impact, their voices

    He is from Syria and I am from Iraq. But we work together like brothers

    20 June 2022

    ILO labour intensive programme brings communities together in Iraq.

  2. Video

    Iraqi entrepreneurs access loans to support growing businesses

    19 June 2022

    When Sandra was forcibly displaced, she set up a small business selling party decorations to support her young family. Now, with the support of the ILO, under an initiative with the Central Bank of Iraq and partner banks, Sandra and many others like her, have been provided with bank loans to start or expand their businesses, helping them realise their aspirations of becoming successful entrepreneurs.

  3. Press release

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), a chance for career growth, change and inclusion

    30 May 2022

    The ILO’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) project is supporting hundreds of Syrian and Jordanian workers access formal employment and decent work in targeted governorates in Jordan, through skills development, coaching and mentoring, and final, formal accreditation.

  4. News

    WorldSkills Africa underlined the importance of skills development for refugees

    29 April 2022

    The ILO and its partners supported a team of trainers and a refugee contestant to participate in this internationally-recognized skills competition, providing them with a powerful opportunity to learn from global talents and strengthen their networks.

  5. Article

    A new partnership boosts workers’ voices and labour rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    28 April 2022

    The ILO has embarked on the new partnership with the Kurdistan United Workers Unions to improve working conditions and address the needs of workers at Employment Intensive Investment Programme sites in Dohuk.

  6. News

    Establishing agro-cooperatives in Sudan to empower farmers

    19 April 2022

    To improve the income levels and resilience of host and refugee community farmers in Sudan, ILO PROSPECTS is supporting the development of agro-cooperatives through training and peer support

  7. News

    Industry exposure for vocational trainers to address skills gap in Ethiopia

    19 April 2022

    A public-private partnership led by ILO PROSPECTS Ethiopia is providing industry interface to trainers from vocational institutes, enhancing their understanding of skills in demand and evolving management practices.

  8. Video

    ILO and PROSPECTS delegation visit projects that promote decent work in Iraq

    15 April 2022

    Visit included meeting workers, youth and trade union representatives in Dohuk.

  9. News

    ILO PROSPECTS team gathers in Kenya to plan a strategic way ahead

    08 April 2022

    The global and country programme management teams of PROSPECTS had an intensive four-days of deliberations examining progress and developing plans ahead to maximize the impact of its work.

  10. News

    ILO supporting apiculture farmers in Kenya to find opportunity in crisis

    05 April 2022

    To meet the increased demand of honey during COVID-19, the ILO and its partners provided timely guidance to the apiculture farmers in Garissa, Kenya, improving their production and income.