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  1. Month of Women Entrepreneurs 2014.

    27 October 2014

    Month of Women Entrepreneurs 2014 event will be officially launched on Tuesday 28 October 2014 by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Ghalib Bilal, Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, will involve more than 300 women entrepreneurs from Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar as well as from neighboring countries of Uganda and Kenya who will exhibit various products including – textiles, leather goods, medicinal and fruit products, detergents, woven materials and many more.

  2. Thinking out of the box: A serial entrepreneur in South Africa

    24 October 2014

    An ILO initiative in the South African Free State province encourages young entrepreneurs to come up with innovative ideas as a way of helping them set up successful businesses.

  3. Workshops on "Improving the governance of labour migration and the protection of migrant workers’ rights in Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Egypt"

    23 October 2014

    In the framework of the project “Improving the governance of labour migration and the protection of migrant workers’ rights in Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Egypt”, ILO Tunis organized a series of three training workshops from 25 August to 5 September 2014.

  4. Trade union unity and principles of freedom of association in Eastern Africa

    23 October 2014

    Freedom of association refers to the right of workers and employers to create and join organizations of their choice freely and without fear of reprisal or interference. This includes the right to establish and affiliate to confederations and international organizations. Linked to freedom of association is the right to collective bargaining, which allows workers to negotiate their working conditions freely with their employers.

  5. The Power of positive thinking

    23 October 2014

    The International Labour Organisatiuon (ILO)’s Project on Economic Empowerment & HIV Vulnerability Reduction is supporting women and men vulnerable to HIV in Beitbridge.

  6. Labour Migration Management: Training of trainers

    23 October 2014

    The ILO and the Ethiopian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs are jointly organizing a training of trainers on Labour Migration Management for technical experts at Federal and Regional levels.

  7. ILO to Launch Maternity Protection documentary film in Mozambique

    22 October 2014

    Working mothers are often trapped in a ‘double burden’ experience. A situation that presents numerous challenges. The film explores the double burden faced by Mozambican women, as mothers and workers.

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    Maternity leave: Women's survival vs. family responsibilities in Rwanda

    22 October 2014

    Most women make a choice between their own survival and family responsibilities. This is where the ILO Convention on maternity protection comes in.

  9. Pro-Poor Sustainable Growth and Economic Development: a ZUNDAF Priority

    21 October 2014

    The UN in Zimbabwe has been supporting the Government and other stakeholders to promote pro-poor, sustainable growth and economic development.

  10. Employment Injury Protection in Southern and Eastern Africa

    20 October 2014

    An increasing number of national schemes of employment injury provision in the world have a set of wider aims, in terms of returning workers to productive activity in a timely manner and of encouraging and maintaining optimum levels of health and safety in the workplace.

  11. Foreign Direct Investment: Getting it right

    17 October 2014

    Together with UNCTAD, the ILO has organized a dialogue on how best to ensure that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) benefits everyone through the creation of quality jobs.

  12. ILO and the World Investment Forum 2014

    16 October 2014

    Creating more and better jobs through investment will be at the heart of the new World Investment Forum to be held from 13 to 16 October 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland.

  13. Promoting Sustainable Development and Decent Work through SSTC in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

    16 October 2014

    ILO Solution Forum: Within the Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo to be held in Washington DC from 17 to 21 November 2014, the ILO Solution Forum will focus on projects concerning sustainable development and decent work in a variety of contexts worldwide based on good practices in SSTC with a view to the post-2015 framework.

  14. Africa needs to mobilize domestic resources to cut aid dependency

    14 October 2014

    Participants at 2014 African Development Forum in Marrakech have agreed that exploring new sources for domestic financing will help the continent to move away from aid and boost sustainable development.

  15. Maternity leave: women's survival vs family responsibilities in Rwanda

    13 October 2014

    Most women make a choice between their own survival and family responsibilities. This is where the ILO Convention on maternity protection comes in...

  16. The 2014 African Development Forum in Morocco

    12 October 2014

    The ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma, at ADF IX, a flagship event of the UN Economic Commission for Africa to be held in Marrakech, Morocco, from 12 to 16 October 2014 to discuss how creatively we can finance Africa’s socioeconomic transformation.

  17. ILO Regional Director on official visit to Morocco

    12 October 2014

    Tripartite consultations and a visit to ongoing projects to get a first-hand assessment of ILO’s impact in Morocco.

  18. The creation of more and better jobs through investment

    10 October 2014

    The ILO is organizing, in cooperation with UNCTAD, a dialogue on maximizing the positive impact of foreign direct investment (FDI). The discussion will facilitate exchange of experiences on policies, strategies and incentives to encourage multinational enterprises to promote more and better jobs in their operations abroad. Participants will include investment policy makers, negotiators and promotion agencies of host and home countries of multinational enterprises.

  19. Mozambique making progress towards National Employment Policy

    08 October 2014

    On October 8, the Multi Sectorial Team responsible for drafting the National Employment Policy for Mozambique held a workshop to kick-start the process. This team was established to follow up and implement the recommendations that came out as a result of the high level conference held last March in Maputo, to tackle the employment challenges in the country.

  20. Decent Work For Social Justice and National Development

    05 October 2014

    Poverty anywhere constitutes a danger to prosperity everywhere”. The International Labour Organization was created on the premise that lasting peace can only be established if it is based on social justice.

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