06 December 2012
The ILO is pursuing its efforts to strengthen the economic component of reintegration programmes for former child soldiers in countries concerned. Two new projects have started in 2012.
05 December 2012
The ILO and the European Commission concluded their joint project "Improving social protection and promoting employment” in a workshop organized in Brussels. The project, signed in 2009, supported Burkina Faso, Cambodia and Honduras in the development of integrated social protection and employment policies.
03 December 2012
African Ministers of Social Development, AU Commissioners and Experts, UN Agencies (UN Special Rapporteur on Disability, ILO, UNICEF, UNFPA), Development Partners, Representatives of African Regional and National institutions including CSO’s attended a week-long meeting in Addis Ababa to better protect the rights of persons with disabilities in Africa.
30 November 2012
The ILO, the Government and the social partners of Mauritius signed in Port Louis a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the new Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP).
29 November 2012
The campaign aims to promote ILO Recommendation 200 concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work, 2010.
18 November 2012
As the debate on the post-Millennium Development Goals agenda gathers pace, the ILO says the most pressing priorities are job creation and social protection.
16 November 2012
The global jobs gap will widen as the world’s economy worsens, says ILO’s Governing Body, as it ends its Autumn session.
07 November 2012
International and African researchers, historians and senior officials gathered in Addis Ababa under the auspices of the International Institute of Social History (IISH) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to launch a new initiative designed to promote a general labour history of Africa.
06 November 2012
Denmark donates US$1.6 million to finance the first phase of two youth employment projects in Egypt.
19 October 2012
Africa is rich in natural resources with great potential to boost economic growth. ILO calls for an integrated approach to job-rich development of natural resources with a combination of top-down and bottom-up policies.