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Social cohesion for peaceful coexistence through TVET

This is an ILO’s program to promote social cohesion and peaceful coexistence through skills and employment programmes. It provides skills development practitioners with the capacity to integrate essential employability and conflict management skills as well as “do no harm”, conflict sensitive and peace responsive methodologies into the design, planning, and delivery of their TVET modules and curriculum in fragile contexts.

Financial education for refugees and host community

The program supports refugees IDPs and host communities: young people, women, and to teach them the fundamentals of personal and family finance and intends to remedy the low level of education and unequal power relationships - between men and women and between the older and younger generations - which often affect money-related decisions in poor and disadvantaged communities adressing the challenges and opportunities faced by refugees, IDPs and host communities.


Is a UNICEF-ILO SIYB integrated youth social innovation program and social entrepreneurship programme, designed to build skills and opportunities for young people who are disadvantaged, due to (for example) poverty, gender, disability or ethnicity. The programme empowers young people with the skills and resources they need to identify problems in their own communities and design innovative solutions for them.

Business Development Services through SIYB

The SIYB programme is a system of inter-related training packages and supporting materials for small-scale entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. It aims at increasing the viability of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through management principles suitable for the environment of developing countries. The ILO assisted UNLEASHED to develop the skills required to implement, monitor, manage and finance the training programme, and sets up a sustainable training system at the national level, thus contributing to sustainable economic growth and employment generation.

Training of Trainers

This program is intended to engage Unleashed Catalytic Program, Start and Improve Your Business, i-Upshift and Social cohesion for peaceful coexistence through TVET master trainers in training new trainers to make them ably competent trainers who can then train effectively and independently the training program to other people.

U-Lab (Digital Skills and Employment):

Equipping communities with digital competencies and facilitating digital employment opportunities, also aiding in the digitalization of social enterprises.