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  1. Advancing human rights at work – A reflection of year 2016

    08 February 2017

    ILO Tanzania has continued focusing on bringing the positive impact to the community in different areas; this include supporting the Government to protect the most vulnerable groups in our communities as part of initiative to fostering the human rights at work agenda.

  2. Employment Opportunities through Apprenticeship scheme for Youth in Bosasso

    03 February 2017

    Fishing industry in Somalia has high potential for growth and job creation especially for the youth.

  3. Economic empowerment helps Maggie fight stigma

    25 January 2017

    The ILO is contributing to the fight against HIV and AIDS by increasing knowledge and skills for self-employment and fighting income inequality. When economically empowered, persons living with HIV are free to share their experiences without shame.

  4. The “The ILO Gender Equality Conventions fall under our mandate” says the Zimbabwe Gender Commission Chairperson.

    21 December 2016

    The Zimbabwe Gender Commission and members of its Secretariat were sensitised on international labour standards related to gender equality. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) organised the two day event to provide insight to the Commission on how it can improve women’s working conditions.

  5. ILO to strengthen Collective Bargaining in Rwanda

    14 December 2016

    ILO works with the Government of Rwanda to improve social dialogue and collective bargaining among workers’ and Employers’ organizations.

  6. © A. González Farran / UNAMID 2017

    Globally millions of jobs are needed to ensure essential health care

    09 December 2016

    An estimated 50 million decent jobs are missing to address essential global health requirements, while much of the care in the health economy is done by 57 million unpaid family workers, says new ILO study.

  7. An ILO beneficiary (SIYB) Association of East Africa, wins 2016 Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award.

    08 December 2016

    Totaling 100, the members of the Association are ILO graduate master trainers who train youth on how to start and improve their businesses

  8. Why achieving SDG Goal 8 on Decent Work and Economic Growth is critical for Kenya

    08 December 2016

    This article was co-authored by Dr. Mary Kawar, Director of ILO Country Office for Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, and Mr. Siddharth Chatterjee, United Nations Resident Coordinator for Kenya.

  9. The Law Society of Zimbabwe taps into International Labour Standards

    08 December 2016

    Over 40 lawyers from the Law Society of Zimbabwe have undergone a three day training on international labour standards organized by the International Labour Organization in order to acquaint them with the use of international labour standards for possible application during jurisprudence, with emphasis on the two core ILO Conventions on Gender Equality ratified by Zimbabwe.

  10. ILO to publish latest Global Wage Report

    07 December 2016

  11. Tanzanian Government commends the support of ILO and other UN agencies in its struggle to reduce youth unemployment

    06 December 2016

    During a national youth employment knowledge sharing forum, the government of Tanzania acknowledges the continuous support of ILO and partner UN agencies in the struggle against the rising unemployment.

  12. Strengthening Labour Inspection in Lesotho

    The ILO is reinforcing the capacities of labour inspectors to improve occupational safety and health management and secure compliance with relevant legislation.

  13. ILO and other UN agencies jointly support youth skills development in Tanzania

    02 December 2016

    ILO, together with three other UN agencies and Government of Tanzania, organized a discussion forum where different beneficiaries of youth projects shared best practices.

  14. ILO and Norway collaborate to support the creation of decent jobs in Egypt

    27 November 2016

    ILO, with the financial support of Norway, aims to support the creation of decent jobs, sustainable businesses and more inclusive economic growth in two of Egyptian governorates.

  15. ILO highlights best youth entrepreneurship initiatives in Uganda

    24 November 2016

    ILO and European Union applauded the fruitful efforts of youth entrepreneurs in Uganda during a national knowledge sharing workshop.

  16. Kenya Future of Work Event

    23 November 2016

    The future of work’ initiative (FWCI) is one of the seven initiatives earmarked for the centenary celebration of the International Labour Organization’s 100 years of existence.

  17. Launch of the Sustainable Housing Guidelines for greener communities

    23 November 2016

    The Sustainable Housing Guidelines for Zambia have been developed to be a more responsive and integrated approach in the development of more sustainable housing that responds to global climate trends in Zambia.

  18. How to promote Youth Entrepreneurship in Uganda

    23 November 2016

    The ILO and the EU are partnering to highlight innovative experiences and best practices carried out under the EU-funded Youth Entrepreneurship Facility project.

  19. ILO calls for urgent action to tackle inequality through social protection

    23 November 2016

    ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma underlined the need for innovative social protection policy interventions to tackle rising inequalities and working poverty in Africa.

  20. Training of Trainers (ToT) for police in Zimbabwe on International Labour Standards-Freedom of association and civil liberties.

    22 November 2016

    “In today’s policing terrain, peace and security can only be achieved if police officers are fully imbued with the requisite technical and conceptual skills relevant to effectively discharge their duties of maintaining law and order”, opined Police Commissioner G. N. Ndebele at a five day training-of-trainers workshop on International Labour Standards- Freedom Association and Civil Liberties opened in Harare today for some 25 senior police officers responsible for training from the country’s ten provinces.