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.
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”.
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.
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.
25 August 2014
The International Labour Organization, (ILO) Abuja Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia and Liaison Office for ECOWAS has supported the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC’s) Rain School 2014.
22 August 2014
Sharing results and experiences with neighboring countries to strengthen south-south cooperation in combatting child labour
22 August 2014
The intuitive learning session thereby provided a platform for exchange about the status quo in the South African e-waste sector.
18 August 2014
Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, is on a tripartite consultation mission in Botswana and South Africa.
17 August 2014
The ILO is promoting safe, healthy and sustainable jobs in the building and construction sector in Zambia.
12 August 2014
On International Youth Day, the UN called for social and economic inclusion of youth with mental health conditions in Zambia
11 August 2014
Kenya became the tenth African State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.
07 August 2014
The International Labour Organization and its tripartite constituents signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the Decent Work Country Programme for Ethiopia.
01 August 2014
The theme of the workshop: “Innovative models for Supporting SMEs in South Africa: What do we know, what can we do, and how will it stimulate job creation?”
31 July 2014
The International Labour Organization (ILO) Ghana-Luxembourg Social Trust (GLST) project has officially been closed. The project represented a concrete implementation in a delimited setting of the ILO’s Global Social Trust concept which saw the promotion of social security systems through solidarity as an instrument of sustainable development cooperation in a global world.
30 July 2014
How more and better skills combined with pro-employment policies can contribute to job creation in new green economies of Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
26 July 2014
An initiative that brings together the ILO and African leaders who can influence changes to accelerate the economic advancement of African women and their greater inclusion in the financial and business sectors.
25 July 2014
The Anambra State Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke, has called for a close collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) to stem the tide of unemployment in Anambra State in particular and Nigeria in general. He made the call during a courtesy visit to the ILO Country Office in Abuja on 25 July 2014
24 July 2014
Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, will pay an official visit to the tripartite constituents of Malawi.
22 July 2014
A five-day national conference to promote women’s economic empowerment through intensive training, targeted exhibitions, motivational dialogues, campaigns for mentorship and showcasing women as change agents for development.
10 July 2014
At the SADC Extraordinary Meeting of Ministers and Social Partners, the ILO called for strong policies to stimulate the African transformative agenda and ensure concrete action for youth employment, social protection and labour migration.