Employment intensive investment news

  1. ILO in action

    Employment Intensive Approaches create decent jobs in cultural heritage development

    18 January 2023

    A joint ILO/EU/UNESCO project is supporting the conservation and rehabilitation of cultural heritage at the World Heritage Site of the Erbil Citadel. The ILO is applying Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) approaches to create decent jobs for around 1,000 workers. In addition, the ILO through EIIP approaches will facilitate the recognition of skills for 40 workers in three different occupations related to the conservation of historical sites. EIIP Technical Officer Bashar Elsamarneh explains.

  2. Video

    10 Years Roads for Development (R4D) in Timor-Leste (2012-2022)

    30 December 2022

    Improving rural roads access was considered as one of the key conditions for rural social and economic development. Recognizing its importance, the ILO provided technical assistance to the Government of Timor-Leste for implementation of Road for Development (R4D).

  3. News

    ILO’s infrastructure investments resolve health and water access challenges in Sudan

    22 December 2022

    Through employment-intensive investments three water points and a healthcare centre in Sudan were rehabilitated and handed over to community for operation and maintenance.

  4. News

    Visit of the Japanese Ambassador to JSB project Area, Mayo Suburb, Khartoum, Sudan

    21 December 2022

    The ILO in Sudan completes road, water and sanitation rehabilitation project

  5. © Muse Zerihun / ILO 2023


    We won’t need to beg for water anymore

    21 December 2022

    Yasin Muhumad Faarah, an Ethiopian farmer, lost all his cattle in a recent drought. Without a regular supply of water, his future livelihood and that of other members of the community was in jeopardy. Together they built a water collection basin that promises a viable future for them all.

  6. News

    Host and refugee communities in West Kordofan, Sudan welcome a rehabilitated health centre and three water points

    23 November 2022

  7. News

    Sida supports ILO’s work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (2022-2025)

    22 September 2022

  8. News

    Protecting communities in Ethiopia from the impacts of climate change

    06 September 2022

    Jigjiga - Twenty-seven government officials received training from the ILO on flood forecasting and warning systems, tools, and techniques to save lives and livelihoods in their community, which has been facing the adversity of recurring floods.

  9. News

    Upskilling Papua New Guinean youths to empower rural communities in transport infrastructure works

    23 August 2022

    To build the capacity of the local workforce to support rural road transport infrastructure development projects in Papua New Guinea, the EU-STREIT PNG Programme trained and upskilled a new batch of interested young men and women in the Sepik region.

  10. TICAD 8

    ILO co-hosts TICAD 8 Side Event

    22 August 2022

    Human security and emergency jobs for peace and resilience/ Experiences through partnership between Japan and the ILO for the promotion of decent work agenda in the context of fragility