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20 Feb 2014 description

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.

19 Mar 2013 description

International Women's Day 2013: Joint editorial by the EU Special Envoy to Somalia, Michele Cervone d'Urso, and implementing partners ILO Somalia, VSF-Germany and MRG.

09 Sep 2012 description

Nairobi, 30 August 2012 – Empowering Somali youth by providing opportunities for work and education was identified as a Government of Japan priority when it announced the renewal of its support to a UN-led programme steering “at-risk” youth away from violent or criminal activities today.

04 Jan 2005 description

(ILO/05/1)

GENEVA (ILO News) - The International Labour Office (ILO) today released the following statement by Director-General Juan Somavia regarding the role of the ILO in the response to the earthquake and tidal wave in the Indian Ocean Area:

"In the days since the devastating earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean area, we have all struggled to grasp the enormity and devastation of this disaster. Each day brings new information on the impact of this cataclysm and dire warnings of its long-term consequences.