News and Press releases

July 2017

  1. ILO Director-General to attend the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in China

    24 July 2017

    Guy Ryder, the Director-General of the ILO, will be attending the third meeting of labour and employment ministers of BRICS countries from 26 to 27 July 2017.

  2. ILO and IFAD partner to promote Youth entrepreneurship in Burundi

    20 July 2017

    35 young entrepreneurs trained and certified as Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) trainers

  3. Third UNZA Social Protection Public Discussion held

    20 July 2017

    On the 26th of June the third Social Protection Public Lecture and Discussion was held in Livingstone Zambia with more than 60 participants present. The main theme of the event was ‘Integrating climate change adaptation in Social Protection systems; and Making Policy Linkages in addressing poverty and vulnerability

  4. Tanzania with support from the ILO to develop apprenticeship curriculum in Dodoma

    17 July 2017

    The new curricula will facilitate expansion of apprentiship programmes into other selected occupations

  5. Sensitization workshop on the Revised 2016 Public Procurement Regulations and the EAC simplified cross-border trade Information Packs

    14 July 2017

    Women Entrepreneurs to develop action plans on how to benefit from the EAC border trade information packs and procurement act opportunities

  6. 19 Receive Skill Training in Dry Wall Partitioning

    14 July 2017

    Going Green with Dry Wall and Ceiling Installation

  7. Commemoration of the Domestic workers day 2017 in Tanzania

    12 July 2017

    Domestic workers call for enforcement of the existing laws for their improved welfare

  8. ILO improves working conditions in 30 factories in Egypt

    11 July 2017

    From July to December 2017, Better Work is implementing a pilot of its services in 30 factories, primarily in Egypt’s garment sector.

  9. Employment Diagnostic Analysis study in Uganda

    01 July 2017

    Stakeholders consultative meeting for validation of Report on the EDA study

June 2017

  1. United Republic of Tanzania ratifies ILO Maritime Labour (2006) and Seafarers identity documents No. 185 (2003) conventions

    28 June 2017

    Becomes the 5th and 13th country in Africa to ratify seafarer’s identity documents and Maritime Labour conventions respectively