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  1. Head of ILO Africa to visit Rwanda

    20 May 2015

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, will travel to Rwanda from 25-26 May 2015 to take part to the National Employment Forum and meet with tripartite constituents.

  2. Watch out for extreme vulnerability in the African Labour market, says ILO

    19 May 2015

    Gaps in coverage for workers in different employment statuses are acute in Africa. Find out more in the new World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 (WESO).

  3. Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Developent

    18 May 2015

    The International Training Centre of the ILO are pleased to announce that enrolment is now open for the 8th edition of the Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Development and for the first time it will take place in Lusaka, Zambia at the New Government Complex from 31 August – 4 September 2015.

  4. Countdown to World Day against Child Labour, 12 June 2015

    12 May 2015

    NO to child labour – YES to quality education! Join the ILO Global Campaign to raise your voice against child labour and call for action for children’s right to education.

  5. Angola’s top priority is to create decent jobs (ILO)

    08 May 2015

    From 6-8 May 2015, the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder paid an official visit to Angola, a key member of the UN Security Council and the current chair of the ILO Governing Body.

  6. ILO and Madagascar sign new cooperation agreement

    07 May 2015

    On the first visit ever to Madagascar by an ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma and Madagascar’s tripartite constituents signed a new Decent Work Country Program for sustainable development.

  7. Mothers and children need more – not less – social protection

    07 May 2015

    As several countries around the world prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day, two new ILO studies provide new global and country data that point to the urgent need to increase social protection for mothers and children.

  8. National Youth Entrepreneurship Conference, Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

    07 May 2015

    The ILO in collaboration with its constituents in Tanzania, the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE) and Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA) is organizing on 7th of May 2015, in Dar es Salaam, the above conference aimed at showcasing the successes of The Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) project over the past five years

  9. Informal Economy Workshop

    The workshop aims to facilitate an interactive policy dialogue and discussion around issues impacting the informal economy.

  10. © O. Girard/CIFOR 2015

    Choosing between family and work should not be an option

    06 May 2015

    Young women in West Africa often find it hard to get a job. Holding on to it once they start a family can even be harder.

  11. ILO and Comoros agree to implement new DWCP

    04 May 2015

    The ILO, the Government and the social partners of Comoros signed in Moroni a new MoU to implement the 2015-2019 Decent Work Country Programme focused on employment and social protection.

  12. Supporting VCT@Work Campaign in Kenya

    04 May 2015

    The ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma, paid a visit to the VCT@Work stand to witness first-hand the effectiveness of voluntary counseling and testing Interventions in Nairobi, Kenya.

  13. ILO and Comoros to strengthen strategic cooperation

    02 May 2015

    The ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma arrived in Moroni, Comoros to officially sign the 2015-2019 Decent Work Country Program (DWCP) focusing on employment and social protection.

  14. Tanzania’s President, H.E. Jakaya Kikwete addresses workers at May day celebrations: Acknowledges youth unemployment challenge

    01 May 2015

    Thousands of workers and the public at large in Tanzania joined other workers in the world to commemorate the International Workers Day this year. The event was marked in Mwanza with the Swahili theme “Mfanyakazi Jiandikishe, Kura yako ina thamani sana kwa Maendeleo yetu” literally meaning calling upon all workers to register for the upcoming general elections due August 2015, as their ballot is essential to the county’s development.

  15. Cultivate trade union unity for decent work, says ILO

    01 May 2015

    Trade union unity constitutes a new approach for labour movements to modernize and achieve decent work, stated ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma at the Golden Jubilee of COTU in Nairobi, Kenya.

  16. ILO’s Head for Africa on official visit in Comoros and Madagascar

    30 April 2015

    A first official visit from 2-8 May to Comoros and Madagascar to strengthen the collaboration between the ILO and its tripartite constituents through the signing of new Decent Wok Country Programmes.

  17. Knowledge sharing expo on Youth Entrepreneurship in Uganda

    29 April 2015

    A new ILO creative exhibition to showcase the achievements of the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility project funded by the Danish Government in Uganda.

  18. Building a culture of prevention on occupational safety and heath in Nigeria

    28 April 2015

    On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, ILO constituents and stakeholders revisited progress, challenges and opportunities to improve occupational safety and health issues in Nigeria, including work-related accidents or diseases occuring in the construction sector.

  19. World Day for Safety and Health at Work marked in Africa

    28 April 2015

    The ILO in Africa marked the 2015 World Day on occupational safety and health at work with a series of events ranging from policy debates to awareness-raising campaigns.

  20. Zambia Green Building Association Participates in the Green Building Convention

    27 April 2015

    As part of the partnership between the National Council for Construction (NCC) and the Zambia Green Jobs Programme (ZGJP), representatives from the Zambia Green Building Association (ZGBA) attended the 2nd 2015 Convention on Green Building Development and Sustainability hosted by the Green Building Council Namibia. The conference was an ideal opportunity to network with green construction experts from other countries and allowed for important insights to be gained on the appropriate course of action for the ZGBA