News from the PROSPECTS project

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    Video: Impact of COVID-19 on youth in Lebanon

    17 December 2020

    In 2019, the ILO supported a group of Syrian refugee and Lebanese youth to establish income generating activities to promote entrepreneurship and self-reliance among vulnerable groups. COVID-19 has created economic challenges to these youth, many of whom are now trying to find ways to adapt to the new ways of work.

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    Social cohesion in fragile contexts through TVET

    06 December 2020

    A cohort of TVET and other educational practitioners received training on core skills for social cohesion and peaceful coexistence from 30 November to 03 December 2020 in Jigjiga, Ethiopia, in an effort by ILO to promote stronger economic relations and contacts between Forcibly Displaced Populations (FDPs) and their host communities.

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    PROSPECTS technical webinar: Addressing transition from informality to formality in forced displacement contexts

    27 November 2020

    On 5 November 2020, the ILO organised its first technical webinar on key issues relating to the transition from informality to formality in forced displacement contexts in the framework of the PROSPECTS partnership.

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    ILO, the Netherlands and international partners join forces to support refugees and host communities in Jordan

    25 November 2020

    Bringing together the ILO, IFC, UNHCR, UNICEF and the World Bank, the Prospects Partnership aims to provide conditions for refugees and host communities to access quality primary education and vocational training; secure and retain decent employment; and benefit from a strengthened protection framework.

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    Youth at Heart Forum: Including youth rights & voices is central to building back better from COVID-19

    04 November 2020

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    Financial Education for refugees, IDPs and host communities: New addition to the ILO’s Financial Education programme

    26 October 2020

    On October 16th, ILO’s financial education certified trainers completed a validation workshop for the new training programme “Financial Education for refugees, internally displaced persons and host communities”.

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    Providing career guidance to Egyptian youth through ILO job search clubs (JSC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports

    10 September 2020

    Job search clubs provide an enabling environment where young people gather and share resources and contacts, while searching for jobs in various fields under the supervision of trained facilitators. The ILO in Egypt will leverage and strengthen these services in the context of the PROSPECTS programme.

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    Supporting small and medium-sized businesses in Lebanon’s agriculture and agro-food sectors

    10 September 2020

    A new initiative by the ILO will provide small and medium agricultural and food processing companies with training and technical support to improve their business continuity, resilience and decent job retention in response to the multiple crises that have hit Lebanon.

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    Assessing market opportunities in East Darfur and West Kordofan

    10 June 2020

    In March 2020, the ILO visited West Kordofan and East Darfur to assess opportunities for local economic development.

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    Extending Micro Finance Services to Refugees and Host Communities in Kenya

    01 April 2020

    In December 2019, the ILO working closely with UNHCR organized a scoping mission to the two refugee camps in Kenya (Kakuma and Dadaab) to enable five Kenyan Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) to assess business viability in the refugee hosting areas.