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  1. Symposium on Cooperatives and Development Goals: Focus on Africa

    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”.

  2. Green ambitions in Mauritius

    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.

  3. South Africa to play a leading role in tackling child labour

    22 August 2014

    Sharing results and experiences with neighboring countries to strengthen south-south cooperation in combatting child labour

  4. Learning Breakfast on e-waste in South Africa

    22 August 2014

    The intuitive learning session thereby provided a platform for exchange about the status quo in the South African e-waste sector.

  5. ILO Head of Africa on official visit to Botswana and South Africa

    18 August 2014

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, is on a tripartite consultation mission in Botswana and South Africa.

  6. Zambia’s Green Jobs Programme focuses on occupational safety and health

    17 August 2014

    The ILO is promoting safe, healthy and sustainable jobs in the building and construction sector in Zambia.

  7. The UN in Zambia calls for inclusion of youth with mental health conditions

    12 August 2014

    On International Youth Day, the UN called for social and economic inclusion of youth with mental health conditions in Zambia

  8. Kenya ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention

    11 August 2014

    Kenya became the tenth African State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  9. Decent Work Country Programme for Ethiopia signed

    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.

  10. Knowledge Sharing Workshop on SME Development in South Africa

    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?”

  11. Invest in skills development and green economies in LDCs, says ILO

    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).

  12. Third African Women’s Economic Summit

    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.

  13. ILO to hold tripartite consultations with Malawi

    24 July 2014

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, will pay an official visit to the tripartite constituents of Malawi.

  14. Women Economic Empowerment Jubilee Expo in Zambia

    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.

  15. ILO calls for a job-led transformative agenda for Africa

    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.

  16. Ethiopia and ILO discuss labour migration and pro-youth employment policies

    08 July 2014

    A first bilateral meeting between Aeneas C. Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa and H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia, on job creation for youth and labour migration.

  17. MPs, media and communication experts sensitized to labour standards in Rwanda

    07 July 2014

    A creative awareness-raising workshop on ILO-promoted international labour standards for Parliamentarians, journalists and institutional communicators in Rwanda.

  18. Extra-ordinary meeting of SADC Ministers and social partners responsible for employment and labour

    07 July 2014

    An Extra-Ordinary Meeting of SADC Ministers and Social Partners Responsible for Employment and Labour Sector (Employment and Labour Sector) has started in Victoria Falls 7 - 11 July 2014. The purpose of the meeting is to receive and consider drafts of the SADC Labour Migration Action Policy and Action Plan, the Employment and Labour Sector (ELS) Monitoring and Evaluation Tools, a Draft Code on TB in the Mining Sector, and the Draft SADC Youth Employment Plan.

  19. First Zambia Business Roundtable on Disability and Employment

    01 July 2014

    The ILO and the Zambian Federation of Employers are organizing a high-level roundtable to address the issue of unlocking the economic potential of people with disabilities.

  20. Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council Gala dinner.

    27 June 2014

    20 years of democracy:Taking stock and moving forward.

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