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  1. Call for expression of interest: Consultancy for a needs assessment for cooperative development with a focus on cooperative promotion in the vegetable value chain

    03 October 2018

  2. ILO to host high-level conference on the future of work we want

    24 September 2018

  3. The Future of Work We Want: Workers' Perspectives from Central and Lusophone African Countries

    The conference will bring together together representatives from trade unions, governments, academia as well as employers to discuss the developments that are driving the world of work in the future.

  4. I escaped child labour and can now help others

    21 September 2018

    On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.

  5. From young informal worker to qualified hotel employee

    19 September 2018

    ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania. Now, as part of the search for more solutions to Africa’s youth employment challenge, the global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas.

  6. Traditional leaders from Zimbabwe become gender activists

    12 September 2018

    An ILO Project on gender equality in Zimbabwe helped traditional leaders to understand the benefits of involving women in economic and social activities.

  7. Decent work for youth at the centre of rural transformation in SADC countries

    Tripartite workshop

  8. Decent work for youth at the centre of rural transformation in SADC countries

    04 September 2018

    Tripartitie wORKSHOP

  9. ILO @ 100: A year of celebration

    03 September 2018

    In 2019, the ILO will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The Centenary will be an opportunity to celebrate the ILO’s achievements and reaffirm its position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work.

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    Digital tools: An opportunity for Africa’s informal sector

    30 August 2018

    Digital technologies are not just for developed economies. They can also be useful in the informal economy, especially in Africa.

  11. Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP), Tanzania

    28 August 2018

    35 project beneficiaries from four districts in Dodoma region familiarized with ILO’s Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) packages

  12. ILO and IOM join forces to improve labour migration governance in Africa

    23 August 2018

    ILO and IOM sign a Memorandum of Understanding on effective labour migration governance in Africa.

  13. Promoting decent work opportunities for youth in rural areas of SADC countries

    23 August 2018

    Governments, employers and workers from SADC countries agree to enhance decent work for women and youth in rural areas by promoting inclusive pro-employment policies.

  14. International Labour Organization, Deputy Regional Director for Africa Visits Zambia

    22 August 2018

    The Deputy Regional Director for Africa, of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Peter Rooiji Van is visiting Lusaka from 10th to 12th November.

  15. National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) of Zambia signs Memorandum of Understanding with Seven (7) Informal Sector Associations

    22 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization witnessed the signing of MoUs between the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and seven informal sector associations at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, on 9th August, 2018. The joint signing ceremony was to facilitate extension of social security coverage to informal sector workers.

  16. NEPAD Agency joins ILO’s Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    22 August 2018

    Developing skills and youth entrepreneurship for job creation in Africa.

  17. ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Rwanda

    21 August 2018

    ILO Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon aims to strengthen ILO-Rwanda cooperation during the International conference on youth employment which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda.

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    ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Rwanda

    17 August 2018

    The Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon will undertake a working visit from 20- 21 August 2018 to Kigali, Rwanda to take part in the International Conference on Youth Employment in the agricultural sector and strengthen ILO/Rwanda cooperation.

  19. First ILO Labour market study tour to Rwanda for key stakeholders of Mozambique

    16 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through its Sweden-funded project “MOZTRABALHA”, supported a study tour to Rwanda for senior executives of the employment sector in Mozambique. The aim was to benchmark and gain experience on how the East African country is operationalizing and managing the Labour Market Information System (LMIS).

  20. Marking the International Youth Day 2018 in Tanzania: “Safe spaces for Youth”

    16 August 2018

    Government to scale up efforts to curb youth unemployment