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  1. ILO Executive Evaluation Course, Amman 2017

    The five-day course covers cutting edge techniques for evaluation and results based management for active labour market programmes. It is highly experiential with participants receiving private consultation from renowned experts on evaluation design and implementation.

  2. ILO Commends Nigeria on its Preparation for International Labour Conference

    29 May 2017

    As part of its preparation for the 106th Session of the International Labour Conference, the ILO constituents in Nigeria organized a workshop from 16 – 17th May 2017 to prepare Nigeria’s delegates to the conference for effective and fruitful participation.

  3. Training of Labour Inspectors in Maseru, Lesotho

    26 May 2017

    Training on ILO Conventions, application and interpretation of the labour law

  4. © GC Communication 2017

    How Kenya’s construction industry boosts green jobs and housing

    26 May 2017

    Innovative ILO project aims to reduce Kenya’s vulnerability to climate risks and improve livelihoods among traditional pastoralist communities.

  5. US Department of Labor supports the development of a sustainable vanilla sector in Madagascar

    25 May 2017

  6. ILO, AfDB and COMESA partner to develop labour statistics in Africa

    23 May 2017

    Senior statisticians from 35 countries will discuss a technical African common position on the future international standards for statistics on work relationships, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 29 May to 2 June 2017.

  7. The ILO/COTU (K) partnership has planned to upscale HIV programming in the agricultural sector

    15 May 2017

    Farming and other rural occupations, provide a livelihood for more than 70 per cent of the population.

  8. Tanzania considers ratification of two ILO Maritime Conventions

    15 May 2017

    Government, ship-owners, representatives of seafarers and ILO have been consulted by the Parliamentary Legal and Constitutional Affairs committee on the gains of the process

  9. Poultry production improves livelihoods in Shackleton

    12 May 2017

    Together with the Government of Zimbabwe, the ILO is working to build the capacity of local government structures to systematically identify employment and income generating opportunities at the community level. Communities are also provided with knowledge and skills to allow them to benefit from the opportunities.

  10. Making South–South cooperation work for Africa to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

    11 May 2017

    Mainstreaming South–South cooperation into African countries’ development strategies will ensure that it improves the achievement of the 2030 Agenda’s Goals. The ILO supports the process through a dialogue on a new framework for South-South Cooperation that gives center-stage to Africa’s role and contribution.

  11. Morocco to host an ILO South-South Cooperation and Decent Work Workshop in Africa

    08 May 2017

    The International Labour Organisation will hold a tripartite validation workshop on a new framework for South-South Cooperation with a renewed focus on Africa’s role and contribution in Casablanca, Morocco on 11-12 May 2017.

  12. ILO Awards Deserving Journalists During MISA 2017 Awards

    05 May 2017

    The International Labor Organization (ILO) partnered and supported the 15th MISA Zambia Media Awards slated for 5th May, 2017 and awarded deserving journalists in Best Labour Relations reporting, Best Child Labour reporting, and Best Social Protection reporting.

  13. International Workers’ Day 2017 marked in Tanzania

    01 May 2017

    Tanzania commits to continue enhancing workers’ welfare

  14. Zambia Commemorates International Labour Day

    01 May 2017

    International Labor Day is celebrated yearly as an official holiday all over the world to celebrate the accomplishments of workers. This year’s theme was “Securing Decent Work for Sustainable Social –Economic Development”

  15. ILO partners with Nigeria to ensure occupational safety at the workplace

    29 April 2017

    ILO supported Nigeria in developing a national profile on occupational safety and health, which was officially launched in April 2017.

  16. National Conference on Safety and Health at Work launched in Mozambique

    28 April 2017

    Minister of Labor Employment and Social Security in Mozambique Ms. Victoria Dias Diogo says every citizen has a patriotic responsibility and duty to develop a culture of prevention of occupational accidents and diseases so as to ensure a long and healthy life for all.

  17. The Government, Employers and Workers in Tanzania mark the Safety and Health Day in Moshi

    28 April 2017

    Government directs employers to establish and strengthening their reporting systems on occupational accident and diseases as provided by the law

  18. Ethiopian industrial factories commit to a safe and healthy working environment

    28 April 2017

    Factories in Ethiopia got together on April 28 to reaffirm their commitments to a safe and healthy working conditions for their employers.

  19. ILO Kenya Partnership with Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Takes Silver Spot at the African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017

    21 April 2017

    As part of its women economic empowerment programme in Kenya, ILO partnered with Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge Africa Pro-Poor Tourism Development Centre (APTDC), and Tech for Trade to give a new lease on life for the women of Kimana’s Women’s Group in Amboseli, Kenya.

  20. Women entrepreneurs in Zimbabwe strive for a brighter future

    19 April 2017

    A new generation of female African entrepreneurs is beginning to spring up across the continent. In Zimbabwe, an ILO project is improving living conditions of women and their families in rural areas by promoting entrepreneurship.