Published On: Wed, Mar 19th, 2014

Haiti: Entrepreneurial spirit rebuilds out of the rubble

International Labour OrganizationOnce a symbol of misfortune, the debris created by Haiti’s earthquake on 12 January 2010 is now a symbol of hope.  Haitian entrepreneurs, with ILO training, are recycling the debris  and using it to rebuild their neighbourhoods.  In fragile states that are emerging from conflicts and natural disasters,  the ILO is working to create employment and support a path towards greater resilience.  A high-level panel on decent work in fragile states will take place at the ILO’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on 20 March 2014.

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