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  1. © infradept 2016

    Why workplace stress is a collective challenge and what to do about it

    27 April 2016

    As the world marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Valentina Forastieri Senior Specialist, Occupational Health, Health Promotion and Well-being for the ILO, outlines the findings of the latest research on the impact of stress in the workplace.

  2. Tanzania and Uganda to mark the 2016 World Day for Safety and Health

    27 April 2016

    The two East-African countries are ready to nationally mark this year’s OSH campaign under the theme: “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge”.

  3. Côte d’Ivoire and the ILO to step up cooperation in the fight against child labour

    25 April 2016

    Redoubling efforts to eliminate child labour in Côte d’Ivoire by 2025.

  4. Tanzania kicks off dialogue on ILO “Future of Work Centenary Initiative”

    20 April 2016

    A National Forum on the Future of Work was launched in Tanzania to engage tripartite constituents on challenges and opportunities for the world of work towards the ILO’s Centenary.

  5. How to make Child Labour History in Zambia

    19 April 2016

    Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) Project launched its second phase of implementation in Zambia with a renewed commitment from stakeholders to make child labour history.

  6. Tanzania hosts a national Symposium on Youth and the Future of Work

    19 April 2016

    Tripartite constituents and partners of the ILO in Tanzania urged young men and women to be more aggressive and entrepreneurial in job creation undertakings.

  7. Ajira Yangu Business Plan Competition launched in Tanzania

    18 April 2016

    ILO, in collaboration with National Economic Empowerment Council for Tanzania, launched a new business development mentorship program for young men and women.

  8. National Forum on the Future of Work in Tanzania

    18 April 2016

    The ILO and Tanzania are organizing a tripartite forum to officially commence the Future of Work Centenary consultations in the country

  9. How to strategically engage fragile states in Africa

    15 April 2016

    ILO to hold its first African strategic meeting on Fragile States from 18 – 19 April, 2016 in Dakar, Senegal.

  10. Towards a National Assessment of HIV Workplace Programs in Nigeria

    14 April 2016

    In the framework of national efforts to provide evidence based HIV workplace response, concerned stakeholders of Nigeria met to determine the new Terms of Reference for a National Assessment of HIV Workplace Programs.

  11. ILO and National Labour Congress discuss the future of work

    14 April 2016

    For the first time in decades, the new Director of ILO Country Office, Abuja paid a courtesy visit to the President of Africa’s largest Labour Union, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) at Labour House, Abuja.

  12. South Africa’s Child Support Grant: A booster for poverty reduction

    14 April 2016

    11.7 million poor children in South Africa are now covered by the social benefit which is having a positive impact on their daily lives.

  13. Ethiopian Women’s Association in Saudi Arabia revitalise efforts to support their constituencies

    12 April 2016

    The ILO organized and successfully completed a capacity building workshop for members of Ethiopian Women’s Association in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from April 8-10, 2016.

  14. Fostering entrepreneurship education in Nigeria

    12 April 2016

    Nigeria to integrate ILO’s Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Program into NYSC curriculum to develop entrepreneurial skills for young women and men.

  15. Turning challenges into opportunities in the Arab labour market

    11 April 2016

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat addressed the one-week Arab Labour Conference during its opening session and met regional ministers and other representatives from the Arab world of work.

  16. SATUCC Labour Symposium

    Trade Unions Strategies in Promoting Decent Work in Global Supply Chains.

  17. ILO to attend the 2016 Arab Labour Conference

    08 April 2016

    The ILO Regional Director for Arab States will take part in the one-week conference and meet representatives from the Arab world of work.

  18. ILO Director-General expresses concern over freedom of association in Egypt

    08 April 2016

    “I wish to stress that it is the responsibility of the Government to ensure the application of the international labour Conventions on freedom of association that it has freely ratified and which must be respected by all state authorities,” said Guy Ryder in a letter to the Egyptian President.

  19. Labour costs, flexibility, competitiveness and equity: Do labour costs support or hinder productivity?

    A meeting of policy makers, workers, employers and academics was convened to validate the report Wage structure and Labour Costs in Zimbabwe: An Analysis of Flexibility, Competitiveness and Equity.

  20. Tanzania and ILO conducted a countrywide workshop on formal apprenticeship frameworks

    05 April 2016

    The ILO, in collaboration with Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and People living with Disability) and the Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE) organized a state workshop to validate a national apprenticeship framework.