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ILO to mark the Month of Women Entrepreneurs in Somalia

ILO will mark the Month of Women Entrepreneurs (MOWE) in Hargeisa, Somaliland with a series of key events to highlight milestones and achievements of Somali women engaged in small and medium size enterprises.

Hargeisa (ILO News) - The International Labour Organization (ILO) will mark the Month of Women Entrepreneurs (MOWE) in Hargeisa, Somaliland with a series of key events to highlight milestones and achievements of Somali women engaged in small and medium size enterprises.

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Lessons from Japan's tsunami response to aid Philippines Typhoon Haiyan victims

100 days after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, a high-level delegation organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and led by Roslinda Baldoz, Secretary for the Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE), visited Japan to learn more about natural disaster recovery and gather experiences that can help create a long-term rebuilding strategy for Typhoon Haiyan victims.

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Workshop Report on Framing Priorities for Non-Agriculture/ Non-Fisheries Livelihoods and Community Early Economic Recovery for the Typhoon Haiyan Response

Tacloban: 23 January 2014
Roxas, Ormoc and Guiuan: 24 January 2014

WORKSHOP OUTLINE

l. Objective

The objective of the hub workshops was to identify non-agriculture/non-fisheries livelihoods and community early economic recovery priorities for the Typhoon Haiyan response that could realistically be addressed with the resources of the Cluster in the immediate (0-3 months) and short term (0-12 months).

II. Participants

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ILO: Sustainable livelihoods key for post-Haiyan recovery

Building on years of experience, the ILO is helping survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan restore their livelihoods by supporting the government in providing emergency employment, skills training and enterprise development.

MANILA (ILO) – Two months after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit parts of the Philippines, the ILO is stepping up efforts to create emergency employment and sustainable livelihood opportunities to help build back better.