08 April 2013
The 9th Ordinary Session of the Labour and Social Affairs Commission of the African Union will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 8-12 April 2013 under the theme: “Enhancing the Capacity of the Labour Market Institutions in Africa”
20 March 2013
Africa is one of the fastest growing economic regions in the world but a large portion of its population still lives in poverty. A recent panel discussion held at the ILO analysed the way forward from a business perspective.
15 March 2013
The ILO Youth Employment Programme is organizing a photo contest to shed light on youth employment issues, the challenges young people face in the workplace as well as their power to overcome them. Zoom in for the top prize!
14 March 2013
The Government of Ethiopia and the International Labour Organization (ILO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Addis Ababa to implement an EU-funded project designed to develop a tripartite framework for the support and protection of Ethiopian women domestic migrant workers to the GCC States (Gulf Cooperation Council which includes Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait), Lebanon and Sudan.
08 March 2013
The ILO marked International Women’s day with calls for action to combat violence against women in the workplace.
07 March 2013
The Employers' Consultative Association of Malawi (ECAM), with technical support of the ILO, completed an assessment of the Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises (EESE) in Malawi. The final report and an action plan were presented at a high-level tripartite dissemination event held on 7 March, 2013 in Lilongwe.
04 March 2013
ILO Africa's technical advisors and programme coordinators meet in Cotonou, Benin from 4-6 March 2013 to discuss policy project portfolios in the context of the new ILO reform.
19 February 2013
Four UN agencies to assist 30 countries in transition to a green economy
12 February 2013
The ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Services and the Social Partners, will be launching the Decent Work Country Programme for Zimbabwe (DWCP), 2012-2015 on 14 February 2013.
08 February 2013
According to an ILO report, the need to deter would-be perpetrators is widely recognized, but more effort is needed to identify cases of forced labour and to prevent the crime.