News and Press releases

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

  7. Tanzanian Government commends the support of ILO and other UN agencies in its struggle to reduce youth unemployment

    06 December 2016

    During a national youth employment knowledge sharing forum, the government of Tanzania acknowledges the continuous support of ILO and partner UN agencies in the struggle against the rising unemployment.

  8. ILO and other UN agencies jointly support youth skills development in Tanzania

    02 December 2016

    ILO, together with three other UN agencies and Government of Tanzania, organized a discussion forum where different beneficiaries of youth projects shared best practices.

November 2016

  1. ILO and Norway collaborate to support the creation of decent jobs in Egypt

    27 November 2016

    ILO, with the financial support of Norway, aims to support the creation of decent jobs, sustainable businesses and more inclusive economic growth in two of Egyptian governorates.

  2. ILO highlights best youth entrepreneurship initiatives in Uganda

    24 November 2016

    ILO and European Union applauded the fruitful efforts of youth entrepreneurs in Uganda during a national knowledge sharing workshop.