News and Press releases

May 2018

  1. Towards the ILO Centenary: Call for testimonies from Workers' Organizations

    16 May 2018

  2. Namibia set to take over from South Africa as Chair of the SADC Summit and the Employment and Labour Sector

    16 May 2018

    As Namibia prepares to take over the reins of SADC Summit, the Employment and Labour Sector (ELS) is meeting to discuss the regional body’s progress on implementing plans on employment and labour. A capacity building workshop on extending social protection to migrant workers and strengthening of capacity and policy instruments on portability of social security benefits in the region will also be held under an EU supported regional project.

  3. ILO to address the role of trade unions in the Horn of Africa

    11 May 2018

    ILO and trade unions discuss employment and decent work for peace and resilience in light of conflict affected countries in the Horn of Africa.

  4. ILO and NIRSAL Sign MOU for Capacity Building of its officials

    09 May 2018

    To enhance the capacity of Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Central Bank of Nigeria and the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) for effective service delivery in the Agricultural Value Chain, NIRSAL organized a three-day training, conducted by the International Training Centre of the ILO, which culminated in the signing of an MOU.

  5. International Workers’ Day 2018 marked in Tanzania

    03 May 2018

    Government to create more than 52,000 jobs through major development projects

  6. ILO Commemorates International Labour Day with Nigerian Workers

    02 May 2018

    The Nigerian Labour Council (NLC) and the Trade Union Council (TUC) commemorates International Labour Day on 1st May 2018, with a rally under the theme “Role of Labour and Workers in National Development: Dare to Struggle and We Dare to Win.”

  7. Namibia signs a new United Nations Partnership Assistance Framework 2019-2023

    02 May 2018

    The ILO Country Office for Zimbabwe and Namibia joined the United Nations in Namibia in signing the new United Nations Partnership Assistance Framework 2019-2023 with the Government of the Republic of Namibia.

April 2018

  1. ILO Commemorates the 2018 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in Collaboration with the Government of Nigeria

    30 April 2018

    The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment launches safety regulations under the Factories Act in commemoration of the 2018 World day for Safety and Health at Work with its theme; “Generation Safe and Healthy: Occupational Safety and Health vulnerability of young workers”.

  2. The Government, Employers and Workers in Tanzania mark the Safety and Health Day in Iringa

    30 April 2018

    Emphasizes on ensuring safer work places as the country transforms to a semi-industrialized, middle income economy.

  3. Promoting Entrepreneurship in Rural Communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria

    27 April 2018

    In the quest to promote entrepreneurship in the FCT and its environs, the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) undertake a project site visit to deepen understanding of engagement in the rural communities for development and collaborations between both agencies.