Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon
BEIRUT, 16th February 2015 – A study launched today sheds light on the plight of working street-based children in Lebanon. The report, “Children Living and Working on the Streets in Lebanon: Profile and Magnitude”, is the first of its kind in Lebanon to assess the scope and characteristics of the increasingly visible phenomenon of one of the worst forms of child labour.
Typhoon Haiyan killed 8,000 and affected nearly 16 million people across the Philippines. And while Tacloban City sustained the most destruction, other more remote places also suffered heavy damage. Lives and livelihoods, infrastructure and services were all lost on the vacation island of Coron. A year after Haiyan, the island's people are gradually restoring some of what was lost, and at the same time, learning new skills and ways to support their families.
Bangkok, Thailand, 08 Oct 2014 -- Linking rural employment with greater social protection schemes is vital to ensuring fairer, sustainable and equitable food production systems for small-holder farmers and other vulnerable rural populations across Asia and the Pacific, a high-level regional consultation heard today.
The ILO has just launched this report which is the result of a process that included a global literature review, the development of a research methodology guide through consultation with experts, and research in four countries: Guatemala, Indonesia, Rwanda and Ukraine. It highlights the challenges faced by workers living with HIV and their households in accessing social protection programmes, examines the effects of such programmes on their lives and makes evidence-based recommendations.
The ILO has coordinated a damage assessment of floods on jobs, livelihoods and enterprises in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This was part of the Coordinated Recovery Needs Assessment led by the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina and supported by the European Union, the United Nations and the World Bank.
Introduction:general information about the context in which the official will work:
The International Labour Organization ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations, whose primary goal is to promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity and creating jobs of acceptable quality.**Reporting Lines**
The International Labour Organization invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Project Operations Associate in ILO Somalia.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the ILO Programme Officer in Hargeisa, the Operations Associate will support overall the finance and administration of the office and all activities of the programming in Somaliland.
Finance Duties and Responsibilities
Position SummaryPost Title: Project Officer
Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)
The International Labour Organization, ILO, strategy in Somalia is governed by the Decent Work Programme articulating the employment related agenda the constituents have defined as necessary for the attainment of Somalia’s peace building, recovery and development priorities.