News and events from the PROSPECTS project

  1. ECOSOC Youth Forum 2024

    Youth Leadership in Action: Supporting work for, with, and by young people in forced displacement

    A side event highlighting the importance of promoting self-reliance of forcibly displaced youth at Economic and Social Council Youth Forum 2024

  2. Press release

    Second Phase of PROSPECTS Launched in Ethiopia, Empowering Refugees, IDPs and Host Communities

    21 March 2024

  3. Press release

    Job Search Club methodology training set to boost employment prospects for youth in Iraq

    13 March 2024

    ILO trains facilitators to pilot the methodology in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and transfer job search skills to young job seekers from displaced and host communities, improving their chances of securing jobs.

  4. Meaningful youth engagement

    Empowering Ethiopian youth: ILO Youth to Youth Fund winners announced

    11 March 2024

    Following a rigorous selection process, ten Youth-led organizations in Ethiopia won the ILO Youth-to-Youth Fund, a unique grant supporting them to implement youth entrepreneurship activities promoting decent work for refugee and host community.

  5. Our impact, their voices

    Photo essay: Woman-led cooperative in Jordan expands business and drives local change through cooperative alliances

    08 March 2024

    On International Women's Day, we celebrate the endeavours of Jordan’s Fatima Al-Zahraa Cooperative Society with an in-depth interview featuring its president, Ghada Al-Qudah, and a photo gallery showcasing their activities. Tune in for their inspiring story!

  6. PROSPECTS podcast series

    Episode 3 - Inclusion is good for business: Private sector practices to include refugees and host communities in the digital economy

    07 March 2024

  7. Our impact, their voices

    “I am a resilient entrepreneur and a determined mother”

    07 March 2024

    On International Women’s Day, we are sharing an inspiring entrepreneurial journey of Wegden, a Sudanese refugee in Egypt supported by ILO’s entrepreneurship development training programme.

  8. News

    Empowering entrepreneurs and freelancers to leverage digital economy opportunities in Kenya

    06 March 2024

    Through an intensive programme, ILO PROSPECTS Kenya rolled out training that supports entrepreneurs and freelancers to apply a new tool for business digitalization.

  9. News

    Navigating the future: Insights from Kenya's envisioning event on digital policy

    27 February 2024

    The Community of Practice on Digital Skills and Jobs in Kenya convened to evaluate its strategic direction and chart the course for joint advocacy and a coordinated approach to driving an inclusive and productive digital transformation.

  10. Article

    Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    27 February 2024

    The story of Tony Al Hazoury and his struggle for a decent life.