ILO calls for renewed efforts to promote peace, decent jobs and social justice for workers of the occupied Arab territories
Applying the principles of social justice and decent work could help to address persistent inequalities, tensions and vulnerability in the West Bank and Gaza.
GENEVA (ILO News) – A continuation of the peace process is a precondition for job and wealth creation, decent work and social justice for all in the occupied Arab territories, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says in a new report.
Redoubling efforts to eliminate child labour in Côte d’Ivoire by 2025.
GENEVA (ILO Info) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and Côte d’Ivoire have decided to work even more closely together to fight child labour, especially in its worst forms.
They reasserted their joint commitment at the end of the visit on Monday to ILO headquarters by the First Lady of Côte d’Ivoire, Ms Dominique Ouattara, during which she met with the ILO Director-General, Mr Guy Ryder.
A new ILO project helps people find decent jobs in areas of Sri Lanka that were affected by civil war.
VAVUNIYA, Sri Lanka (ILO News) – Thayabaran Dharshini was proud when she completed her diploma in preschool education. She looked forward to starting her dream job working with young children, and helping her parents and three siblings out of their financial difficulties.
But she struggled to find a suitable job in Vavuniya, her hometown, a former frontline in the Sri Lankan civil war.
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ILO and UNHCR seek to provide livelihoods opportunities for IDPs in Halabokat, Salama and Tawakal settlements located in north Galkayo. The high demand and limited livelihood opportunities are a potential cause of conflict between the IDPs and the host communities undermining peace and peace building initiatives and hindering successful local integration. The objective of this project is to increase the access of income of this group while at the same time enhancing peaceful co-existence.
Background of the Project
The ILO Country Office in Addis Ababa, implements its programmes and activities in close partnership with the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, in particular with its technical line, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MOLSA), the employers’ and workers’ organizations. The implementation of its activities and programmes are in support of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP), agreed by the tripartite partners.