News and Press releases

March 2017

  1. Tripartite Workshop on the Formulation of Decent Work Country Programme for Tanzania

    29 March 2017

    With the support of the ILO, national discussions focused on how best to design, validate and implement key outcomes, outputs and activities for each of priority development sectors in line with the sustainable development goals.

  2. ILO to partner with Tanzania Employers to conduct trainings on HIV and AIDS

    15 March 2017

    More than 60 HR Practitioners are to benefit from the ILO technical expertise on promoting healthy working environment and getting to zero stigma and discrimination at work.

  3. © Caia Image /Science Photo Lib. 2017

    Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

    08 March 2017

    New landmark report clearly shows that concerns regarding gender equality and achieving a better work-family balance resonate around the world.

  4. Africa: Women in the world of work

    06 March 2017

    The ILO will mark the 2017 International Women's Day by joining the UN Women, the European Union and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in a high level panel dedicated to women and equality at the workplace to be held on March 09 2017 at the the Houphouet Boigny University of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

  5. Courtesy call by the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA) leadership to ILO country Office for East Africa, in Dar es Salaam

    03 March 2017

    TUCTA hails the strong collaboration and support by the ILO

  6. Sida visits Nyanga to Witness the Unleashed Potential of a Community.

    03 March 2017

    A delegation comprising representatives from Sida -the funding partner, the ILO and UNWOMEN– the implementing partners, and government officials in the district who sit in the DIC (District Implementing Committee) (DIC) and coordinate project implementation at district level visited a women’s project in Nyarumvurwi.

  7. Mary lights the way

    03 March 2017

    Through the Joint Programme for Gender Equality, funded by the Government of Sweden, the ILO has managed to transform the lives of women in Nyanga district, individually and collectively. For Mary Tarudana, multiple improvements have been made to her life. From being an object of pity by the whole community to being a successful entrepreneur, admired by everyone. She has bought small livestock, can now pay school fees for her children without borrowing and is now, in the process of installing electricity at her homestead. The future is indeed looking brighter for Mary and her family.

  8. Can Zimbabwe end poverty by 2030?

    02 March 2017

    The ILO believes that putting job creation at the centre of economic policy-making and development plans, will result in increased decent work opportunities and more robust, inclusive and poverty reducing growth.

February 2017

  1. Technical meeting to review and validate the final draft of the Rwanda decent work country programme

    28 February 2017

    The government of Rwanda in collaboration with the employers’ and workers’ organizations has organized a technical workshop to validate their draft DWCP for the period 2017 -2021.

  2. 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.