News and Press releases

May 2017

  1. Training of Labour Inspectors in Maseru, Lesotho

    26 May 2017

    Training on ILO Conventions, application and interpretation of the labour law

  2. US Department of Labor supports the development of a sustainable vanilla sector in Madagascar

    25 May 2017

  3. ILO, AfDB and COMESA partner to develop labour statistics in Africa

    23 May 2017

    Senior statisticians from 35 countries will discuss a technical African common position on the future international standards for statistics on work relationships, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 29 May to 2 June 2017.

  4. The ILO/COTU (K) partnership has planned to upscale HIV programming in the agricultural sector

    15 May 2017

    Farming and other rural occupations, provide a livelihood for more than 70 per cent of the population.

  5. Tanzania considers ratification of two ILO Maritime Conventions

    15 May 2017

    Government, ship-owners, representatives of seafarers and ILO have been consulted by the Parliamentary Legal and Constitutional Affairs committee on the gains of the process

  6. Poultry production improves livelihoods in Shackleton

    12 May 2017

    Together with the Government of Zimbabwe, the ILO is working to build the capacity of local government structures to systematically identify employment and income generating opportunities at the community level. Communities are also provided with knowledge and skills to allow them to benefit from the opportunities.

  7. Making South–South cooperation work for Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

    11 May 2017

    Mainstreaming South–South cooperation into African countries’ development strategies will ensure that it improves the achievement of the 2030 Agenda’s Goals. The ILO supports the process through a dialogue on a new framework for South-South Cooperation that gives center-stage to Africa’s role and contribution.

  8. Morocco to host an ILO South-South Cooperation and Decent Work Workshop in Africa

    08 May 2017

    The International Labour Organisation will hold a tripartite validation workshop on a new framework for South-South Cooperation with a renewed focus on Africa’s role and contribution in Casablanca, Morocco on 11-12 May 2017.

  9. ILO Awards Deserving Journalists During MISA 2017 Awards

    05 May 2017

    The International Labor Organization (ILO) partnered and supported the 15th MISA Zambia Media Awards slated for 5th May, 2017 and awarded deserving journalists in Best Labour Relations reporting, Best Child Labour reporting, and Best Social Protection reporting.

  10. International Workers’ Day 2017 marked in Tanzania

    01 May 2017

    Tanzania commits to continue enhancing workers’ welfare