17 June 2013
Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, the first woman to head the African Union Commission, urged African Member States and international partners to invest more in order to promote job creation in the region.
12 June 2013
In her first visit to the International Labour Conference, Malawian President, Joyce Banda, says that despite global efforts, child labour remains a “huge problem”.
11 June 2013
The ILO released a new report: “Ending child labour in domestic work: Protecting young workers in domestic work from abuse and exploitation” which targets multiple cases around the world including in Africa.
06 June 2013
ILO Director-General and UNAIDS Executive Director launch new programme on voluntary and confidential HIV counselling and testing to reach 5 million workers world-wide.
03 June 2013
A snapshot of the situation in Africa with latest trends and data on employment but also a focus on key policy recommendations to reduce social tensions, address labour market deficits and provide a stable macroeconomic framework.
03 June 2013
The first preparatory Roundtable for the Africa Region, which is part of the ILO history project, was held at NEDLAC (National Economic Development and Labour Council) in Johannesburg, South Africa from 29 to 30 May 2013.
23 May 2013
The Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Mr. Guy Ryder attended the official ceremony of the 50th Anniversary of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) - African Union (AU) on 25 May 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
15 May 2013
The ILO is organising a Knowledge Sharing Forum in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 28-30 May 2013 to share good practices, practical initiatives and new policies to promote decent work for domestic workers in Africa.
14 May 2013
The Zambia Green Jobs Program announces the winners of two design competitions launched in 2013 to promote innovative house designs that are water and energy-efficient, with quality and affordable living spaces, suitable for low and middle income Zambian families.
10 May 2013
Young African and African Diaspora leaders, gathered at the Conference on Post-2015 Agenda on Population/Youth Employment, adopted the Declaration of Mindelo entitled “Decent Work for Youth Development” to promote youth employment, good governance, education and environmental sustainability.