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  1. ILO at the African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights

    16 September 2014

    A multi-stakeholder regional platform for dialogue on the United Nations-endorsed standard for addressing negative human rights impacts arising from business activities.

  2. Empowering African women to break out of informality

    16 September 2014

    Promoting women’s empowerment as one way to facilitate transition from the informal to the formal economy and address a major development challenge worldwide.

  3. Arab Labour Conference attendees meet to discuss policy solutions as youth unemployment soars

    15 September 2014

    Talks aimed at adopting policies which foster entrepreneurship and skills development in North Africa and the Middle East

  4. ILO Regional Director for Africa on official visit to Uganda

    15 September 2014

    ILO's Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, will undertake a first visit to Uganda on a two-day official mission from 18 – 19 September, 2014.

  5. ILO at OATUU Women Conference in Kenya

    12 September 2014

    The Organisation of African Trade Unions Unity (OATUU) to hold a regional conference on women and informality under the theme “Organizing informal economy workers into trade unions”, 16-17 September in Nairobi, Kenya.

  6. ILO calls for skills development at national productivity workshop in Nigeria

    10 September 2014

    Mrs Sina Chuma-Mkandawire, ILO Director for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia and Liaison Office for ECOWAS, called for an effective skills development system to enhance the productivity of the workforce in Nigeria.

  7. ILO to attend the 2014 Arab Labour Conference

    10 September 2014

    The ILO Regional Directors for Africa and the Arab States will take part in the one-week conference and meet representatives from the world of work.

  8. Mauritius:Trade Union Forum on Employment Policy, Gender Mainstreaming and Freedom of Association

    10 September 2014

    Organized by ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities and ILO Country Office for Mauritius in collaboration with Confederations of Trade Unions in Mauritius; the overall objective of the trade union forum is to enhance the trade union capacity in Mauritius to understand and develop long term social and economic policies, with particular focus on national employment policy, gender issues and freedom of association.

  9. ILO to Support Nigeria in Conducting Labour Force Survey

    08 September 2014

    The ILO is ready to support Nigeria in conducting a Labour Force Survey that will meet international standards, stated Mrs. Sina Chuma-Mkandawire, Director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Nigeria Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and The Gambia and Liaison Office for ECOWAS.

  10. Tanzania: New apprenticeship training programme in the hospitality industry

    05 September 2014

    The Tourism Confederation of Tanzania (TCT), the Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) and the National College of Tourism (NCT) established one of the first accredited apprenticeship programme in the country to be supported by the ILO.

  11. The cooperative key to sustainable development

    02 September 2014

    On the occasion of the International Symposium “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa” in Berlin, ILO Cooperative Unit (COOP) Chief Simel Esim explains why cooperatives are vital to reaching the goals of the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda.

  12. Symposium on Cooperatives and Development Goals: Focus on Africa

    02 September 2014

    The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation (DGRV) organize a Symposium on “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals”.

  13. Trade Union Training on Communication in Africa

    01 September 2014

    Re-thinking the way trade unions communicate to meet their constituents’ demands in the new global era.

  14. Ebola outbreak: how to keep workers safe

    01 September 2014

    The importance of equipping workers with the knowledge and material they need to stay safe against the Ebola virus in Western Africa. The ILO and WHO have issued joint guidelines for employers and workers.

  15. ILO and Nigeria Launch National Child Labour Policy

    26 August 2014

    The Federal Government of Nigeria with the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a National Policy on Child Labour.

  16. Green ambitions in Mauritius

    26 August 2014

    The ILO is partnering with Mauritius as it rolls out its green economy action plan ahead of the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa.

  17. ILO supports Nigeria Labour Congress Rain School 2014

    25 August 2014

    The Rain School is a flagship of NLC’s educational activities and has trained thousands of labour leaders.

  18. South Africa to play a leading role in tackling child labour

    22 August 2014

    Sharing results and experiences with neighboring countries to strengthen south-south cooperation in combatting child labour

  19. Learning Breakfast on e-waste in South Africa

    22 August 2014

    The intuitive learning session thereby provided a platform for exchange about the status quo in the South African e-waste sector.

  20. ILO Country Office-Abuja Supports Presidential Summit on MDGs and Post 2015 Agenda

    19 August 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia; and Liaison Office for ECOWAS has provided technical and financial support to Federal Government of Nigeria to organize a Presidential Summit on MDGs and Post 2015 Agenda

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