Private-sector Engagement for Livelihoods and Employment Opportunities

Private-sector Engagement for Livelihoods and Employment Opportunities of Vulnerable Groups in Fragile, Conflict-Affected and Emergency Situations
Online

Private-sector Engagement for Livelihoods and Employment Opportunities

of vulnerable groups in fragile settings

6 Settembre–8 Ottobre 2021
Il corso è disponibile in English
Presentazione del corso

This course will provide participants with a range of integrated approaches, tools, methodologies and real-life case studies for promoting livelihood security and employment opportunities for vulnerable groups in fragile, conflict-affected and emergency situations. The course is highly practical, as participants are guided by tutors and coaches to apply what they have learned to their specific contexts and economic sectors, to enable vulnerable groups to secure livelihoods and participate in the labour market.

Chi si iscrive a questo corso?

Government officials, ILO social partners and development practitioners working in complex contexts (including natural disasters, armed conflicts, rapid environmental degradation and forced displacement of persons) with an interest in integrating vulnerable groups into the labour market.

What topics does this course cover?
  • Understanding fragility
  • ILO’s normative and operational response for building peace and resilience through employment and decent work: Recommendation 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience
  • ILO’s theory of change to promote peace and resilience though employment
  • Tools and methodologies to undertake vulnerable groups analysis, sector selection, value chain analysis and value chain development
  • Employment and decent work approaches for crisis prevention and response including: employment intensive investment, skills development, enterprise development, public employment services, green works and social protection
What will I be able to do?

By gaining knowledge on a wide array of notions, methods and tools to promote livelihood security and employment opportunities for vulnerable groups in fragile, conflict-affected and emergency situations, participants will be able to:

  • Participate in designing and supporting effective private sector interventions in fragile situations
  • Reflect on current good practices and experiences on the labour market integration of vulnerable groups in fragile settings
  • Understand the labour market challenges and opportunities to foster employment for vulnerable groups in fragile settings
  • Envision feasible and sustainable strategies to promote livelihood security, employment opportunities and decent work in fragile settings
Format and methodology

This 5-week eLearning course has been designed according to a learner-centred approach in order to better involve participants and keep them motivated. It is highly interactive and engaging. Different methods have been used to make the content interesting, relevant and entertaining. The learning combines 5 live sessions (Zoom platform) with reading materials accessible on the ITC-ILO eCampus.