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  1. ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma, in Côte d’Ivoire

    28 August 2015

    The ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, on a two-day official visit to Côte d’Ivoire to assess the impact and strengthen the cooperation with the tripartite constituents.

  2. Zambia to host the ILO Global Academy on Sustainable Enterprise Development

    28 August 2015

    Zambia to become the first African country to welcome ILO-supported innovation and best practices in the field of sustainable enterprise development from 31 August to 4 September 2015.

  3. Labour Migration Statistics for Africa

    27 August 2015

    The African Union Commission, the ILO, the IOM and the Regional Economic Communities convened a seminar on labour migration data for Africa from 28-29 August in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

  4. AGOA: Building a Decent Work Model for Trade and Development

    26 August 2015

    Developing knowledge and strengthening capacity around sectoral and trade policies are potential game-changers for decent jobs, commerce and investment in Africa.

  5. ILO and Gabon focus on social dialogue

    25 August 2015

    H.E. Daniel Ona Ondo, PM of Gabon and Aeneas Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa, stressed in Libreville the importance of promoting social dialogue and consensus building in the country.

  6. How to improve labour market information in Africa

    24 August 2015

    Senior experts from the African Union Commission, ILO, Regional Economic Communities and national statistical institutions gathered in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire to examine labour market information and informal economy in Africa.

  7. Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

    21 August 2015

    The ILO moderates the worldwide conversation on Youth Economic Empowerment and Employment for Peacebuilding at the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security hosted on 21-22 August in Amman, Jordan.

  8. ILO at the 2015 AGOA Forum

    21 August 2015

    ILO takes part in the 2015 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum hosted by Gabon, in association with the United States, from 24-27 August in Libreville.

  9. Entrepreneurs do it for themselves

    21 August 2015

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimates that there will be 1.2 billion new entrants to the world labour market by 2025.

  10. Labour Law Reforms, Termination of Employment, Productivity and Investment, Flexibility, Social Dialogue and the Economy

    21 August 2015

  11. 100 Days to the ILO 2015 African Regional Meeting

    20 August 2015

    Preparations are underway for the African Regional Meeting of the ILO to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 30 November to 3 December 2015.

  12. Finale of the Zimbabwe enterPRIZE Job Creation Challenge: 26 & 27 August 2015

    20 August 2015

    On 11 June 2015, the enterPRIZE Challenge was launched. The Challenge is a business competition for young men and women, who have undertaken vocational and technical skills training through the Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development Programme. The aim of the Challenge is to enhance the growth of emerging, new and established entrepreneurs that are in the process of setting up a business or already have business they want to expand.

  13. Meeting on the Recognition of Prior Learning and Good Practices in Skills Development

    18 August 2015

    The objective of SADC is to increase regional integration and development, through the participation of regional members and development partners.

  14. President Lungu Launches National Youth Policy and Action Plan on Youth Empowerment and Employment for Zambia

    14 August 2015

    Zambia’s Republican President, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu has launched the 2015 revised National Youth Policy and the first ever National Action Plan on Youth Empowerment and Employment.

  15. Regional meeting on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Good Practices in Skills Development

  16. Engage young people to solve youth employment

    12 August 2015

    On International Youth Day, how to make sure that the voice of young people are heard? ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls on actors in the world of work to foster their inclusion.

  17. Innovative mobile social protection registration campaign targeting the construction sector

    11 August 2015

    A joint mobile registration campaign to extend social security coverage to workers in the construction sector is currently being carried out by the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and the Worker’s Compensation Fund Control Board (WCFCB) with the financial and technical support of the ILO-led Zambia Green Jobs Programme (ZGJP).

  18. ILO and NECA partner to advance “Start and Improve Your Business” in Nigeria

    11 August 2015

    The ILO and the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) agreed to boost the use of Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) program for youth empowerment and job creation.

  19. Nigerian Labour Congress and ILO to jointly promote Decent Work

    11 August 2015

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Nigerian Labour Congress agreed to work together towards the promotion of Decent Work for all Nigerian Workers .

  20. Addis Financing for Development Conference prioritizes decent work

    05 August 2015

    The Third International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa, concluded on 16 July with the adoption of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda in which the central role of decent work and social protection in achieving the ambitious post-2015 development agenda, including the Sustainable Development Goals is acknowledged. The Action Agenda was formally endorsed by the General Assembly on 23 July.