Germany took control of the area which it called South West Africa in the late 1800s. The discovery of diamonds in 1908 prompted an influx of Europeans. South Africa seized it during World War I and administered it under a League of Nations mandate.
22 October 2018
The Government of the Republic of Namibia has ratified the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188) on 20 September 2018. On 21 September 2018, the Government of the Republic of Senegal has equally ratified Convention No. 188.
09 August 2018
New Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) set to promote employment, improve working conditions and strengthen social dialogue in Namibia.
06 August 2018
Mr. Guy Ryder, The ILO Director General, has arrived in Namibia for a three day working visit at the invitation of the Government of Namibia.