The ITCILO, in cooperation with the ILO TC project Road to Jobs, recently launched a New SIYB Training Cycle in Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan.

Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) is currently the largest global business management training programme with a focus on starting and improving businesses as a strategy for creating more and better employment for women and men.

It supports the sustainable development goals by promoting Business development policies that support decent job creation, entrepreneurship and encourage the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises and Productive employment and decent work for all, including the youth and persons with disabilities.

The Training of Trainers programme ran from 15 to 16 July 2018 with 20 participants, while the subsequent Training of Entrepreneurs took place from 29 July to 9 August with a total of 103 participants.