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Cooperative
On the occasion of the International Symposium “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa” in Berlin, ILO Cooperative Unit (COOP) Chief Simel Esim explains why cooperatives are vital to reaching the goals of the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda.
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ILO/WHO briefing note
Healthcare workers infected with the Ebola virus in Western Africa underscore the risks posed by all workers who come in to contact with the disease. The ILO and WHO have issued joint guidelines for employers and workers on Ebola.
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Skills for Green economy
How more and better skills combined with pro-employment policies can contribute to job creation in new green economies of Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
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Nelson Mandela International Day
The ILO joins the international community to mark Nelson Mandela Day and celebrate the life of the inspirational South African leader on the date of his birthday, July 18.
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Bilateral Meetings
Ethiopia and ILO exchange views on youth employment, labour migration and support to fragile states
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The Republic of Kenya
H.E. President Uhuru Kenyata and Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa, exchanged views and ideas at the National State House in Nairobi, Kenya.
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Sustainable entreprises
The ILO supports countries in Southern and Eastern Africa to tackle the jobs crisis with an enterprise development project portfolio of around 60 million US Dollars.
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What's new

  1. The cooperative key to sustainable development

    02 September 2014

    On the occasion of the International Symposium “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa” in Berlin, ILO Cooperative Unit (COOP) Chief Simel Esim explains why cooperatives are vital to reaching the goals of the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda.

  2. Symposium on Cooperatives and Development Goals: Focus on Africa

    02 September 2014

    The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation (DGRV) organize a Symposium on “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals”.

  3. Ebola outbreak: how to keep workers safe

    01 September 2014

    The importance of equipping workers with the knowledge and material they need to stay safe against the Ebola virus in Western Africa. The ILO and WHO have issued joint guidelines for employers and workers.

Key resources

  1. Economic Development

    Employment for Stability and Progress in North Africa

    Key strategies that contribute to social justice, socioeconomic development and stability in the reform process in North Africa

  2. Private enterprises

    Employment creation through sustainable enterprises development in Southern and Eastern Africa
     

    An overview of ILO's support to create jobs through an enterprise development project portfolio of 60 million USD

  3. Disability and Work

    Disabled beggars in Addis Ababa

    An exploratory study to better understand and break the cycle of living with a disability and begging

Video Highlights

Fostering dialogue for job-rich growth and social progress in Africa 
     
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