News and Press releases

February 2017

  1. The TREE roots expand to Mozambique and Malawi

    20 February 2017

    The delegation visited two projects in Mutare based on QIA (Quality Improvement Apprenticeship) methodology and in Mutoko, agricultural based projects modelled on the TREE methodology.

  2. Advancing human rights at work – A reflection of year 2016

    08 February 2017

    ILO Tanzania has continued focusing on bringing the positive impact to the community in different areas; this include supporting the Government to protect the most vulnerable groups in our communities as part of initiative to fostering the human rights at work agenda.

January 2017

  1. Economic empowerment helps Maggie fight stigma

    25 January 2017

    The ILO is contributing to the fight against HIV and AIDS by increasing knowledge and skills for self-employment and fighting income inequality. When economically empowered, persons living with HIV are free to share their experiences without shame.

  2. Mining accidents in Tanzania: A lesson to why reducing hazards is paramount in mining safety.

    09 January 2017

    Last week of January 2017, Tanzania witnessed a near fatal mining accident in Geita region where a shaft collapsed and trapped 15 miners. The miners were buried in the rubble 38 meters underground after a shaft at the Chinese-owned Goldmine collapsed.

December 2016

  1. The “The ILO Gender Equality Conventions fall under our mandate” says the Zimbabwe Gender Commission Chairperson.

    21 December 2016

    The Zimbabwe Gender Commission and members of its Secretariat were sensitised on international labour standards related to gender equality. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) organised the two day event to provide insight to the Commission on how it can improve women’s working conditions.

  2. ILO to strengthen Collective Bargaining in Rwanda

    14 December 2016

    ILO works with the Government of Rwanda to improve social dialogue and collective bargaining among workers’ and Employers’ organizations.

  3. © A. González Farran / UNAMID 2017

    Globally millions of jobs are needed to ensure essential health care

    09 December 2016

    An estimated 50 million decent jobs are missing to address essential global health requirements, while much of the care in the health economy is done by 57 million unpaid family workers, says new ILO study.

  4. An ILO beneficiary (SIYB) Association of East Africa, wins 2016 Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award.

    08 December 2016

    Totaling 100, the members of the Association are ILO graduate master trainers who train youth on how to start and improve their businesses

  5. The Law Society of Zimbabwe taps into International Labour Standards

    08 December 2016

    Over 40 lawyers from the Law Society of Zimbabwe have undergone a three day training on international labour standards organized by the International Labour Organization in order to acquaint them with the use of international labour standards for possible application during jurisprudence, with emphasis on the two core ILO Conventions on Gender Equality ratified by Zimbabwe.

  6. ILO to publish latest Global Wage Report

    07 December 2016