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  1. African Union to focus on Social Protection for Inclusive Development

    20 April 2015

    Social Protection will be at the heart of the first ordinary session of the AU specialized technical committee (STC) on social development, labour and employment to be held from 20-24 April 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    17 April 2015

    The ILO observes that Day to raise awareness on occupational safety and health among trade unions, employers’ organizations and government representatives.

  3. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to support the implementation of Ghana’s National Employment Policy

    15 April 2015

    At the Ghana Jobs Summit in Accra, the Director-General of the ILO, Mr Guy Ryder assured the Government and Social Partners of its support in the implementation of the country’s first ever National Employment policy.

  4. ILO to support Ghana’s first-ever National Employment Policy

    15 April 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is ready to back the implementation of the country’s first ever comprehensive policy on employment, announced the Director-General Guy Ryder at the Ghana Jobs Summit in Accra.

  5. New database for Labour Market Information System in ECOWAS Region

    13 April 2015

    The ILO seeks to improve labour market information systems and the coordination of the public employment services database for ECOWAS Member States and Mauritania.

  6. NO to child labour – YES to quality education!

    12 April 2015

    2015 World Day Against Child Labour: 60 days to go for the ILO Global Campaign!

  7. Towards a job-rich growth for African youth and renaissance

    11 April 2015

    Aeneas C. Chuma at Columbia University’s interactive platform to meet students, experts and leaders and share ILO’s expertise and policy recommendations on Africa’s youth development agenda.

  8. ILO Director-General to attend the 2015 Job Summit in Ghana

    09 April 2015

    The first-ever National Job Summit in Accra, Ghana will kick off on 15 April in the presence of H.E. President John Dramani Mahama, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma

  9. Chuma at the African Economic Forum of Columbia University

    06 April 2015

    ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma to attend the largest Africa-focused event at Columbia University, NY, USA.

  10. Uganda: Combating child labour through education

    03 April 2015

    Key findings on how to better address children’s employment issues and highest rates of school drop- out in Africa

  11. Lafarge Zambia and the Zambia Green Jobs Programme Successfully Launch Sustainable and Affordable Housing Project

    01 April 2015

    On March 27 the first demonstration house of the affordable and sustainable housing project between the Zambia Green Jobs Programme (ZGJP) and Lafarge Zambia was showcased to the media, marking the official launch of the partnership in the presence of representatives from the French Embassy, Finnish Embassy, Government of Zambia, Lafarge and the UN system.

  12. Intensify job creation to reduce wildlife trafficking, says ILO

    31 March 2015

    A stronger focus on employment creation and social protection could reduce illegal wildlife trade, stated ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma on the key side-event of the 2015 Economic and Social Council in New York, USA.

  13. ILO joins World Congress as partner

    27 March 2015

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is now an official partner of the 21st World Congress of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Law to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 15 to 18 September 2015.

  14. AU, RECs call for a roadmap to back the Joint Labour Migration Programme for Africa

    26 March 2015

    Members States of the African Union, Regional Economic Communities and International Organisations gathered in Kigali, Rwanda strongly recommended the elaboration of a roadmap for the implementation of the Joint Labour Migration Programme (JLMP) in Africa.

  15. Africa at work at the 2015 ECOSOC

    26 March 2015

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa will participate in the 2015 Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Integration Segment from 30 March to 1 April in New York, USA.

  16. Achieving gender equality and women’s rights in Africa

    24 March 2015

    The ILO attended a high-level brainstorming meeting on women and girls empowerment in Africa in the presence of H.E.M Åsa Regnér, Swedish Minister for Children, The Elderly and Gender Equality, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  17. Minister Mupfumira meets the ILO Director General Guy Ryder

    23 March 2015

    Hon. Priscah Mupfumira, the new Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare met the ILO Director General on 23 March 2015, on the sidelines of the 323rd ILO Governing Body (GB) taking place from 15 to27 March 2015.

  18. Africa needs strong migration governance for inclusive development

    23 March 2015

    With an estimated 19 million migrants in Africa, the region needs a strong coherent migration policy response to boost regional integration and inclusive development, agreed participants of the Roundtable on labour migration and mobility in Rwanda.

  19. On the Road to Ending HIV

    21 March 2015

    How to combat effectively the transmission of HIV on the Chirundu Corridor, one of the major routes connecting Zimbabwe and Zambia in southern Africa.

  20. Roundtable on Labour migration and mobility in Africa

    20 March 2015

    A three-day forum from 23 – 25 March 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme ”Enhancing capacities of RECs and Member States to facilitate Intra-regional Migration & Labour Mobility for Regional Integration and Economic Cooperation in Africa.”