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  1. ILO calls for integrated macroeconomic policies for sustainable development in Zambia

    25 November 2014

    Despite solid economic performances, Zambia needs to adopt new integrated macroeconomic policies to ensure a job-rich and broad-based growth, urged ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma.

  2. Protecting women is a “job for all of us”

    25 November 2014

    On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the UN in Ethiopia reaffirmed that protecting women’s safety and dignity required a joint and robust effort for men and women to stop everyday abuses.

  3. ILO Chief for Africa to visit Lesotho

    24 November 2014

    The Regional Director for Africa of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, on his first official visit to Maseru, Lesotho from 26-28 November 2014.

  4. No to human trafficking, forced labour!

    22 November 2014

    In Africa, forced labour and human trafficking thrive in environments of poverty and unemployment, because the wish to escape desperate economic and social situations feeds the supply side of these exploitative and abusive practices.

  5. ILO at Zambia’s Jobs and Inclusive Growth Dialogue

    21 November 2014

    Aeneas Chuma, ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa, will attend a High Level Conference on job creation and inclusive growth on 24-25 November 2014 in Lusaka, Zambia.

  6. Regional Commissiners’ Youth Employment Forum, Dodoma, Tanzania

    20 November 2014

    The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing a two day Regional Commissioners’ Youth Employment Forum. The annual youth employment forum is being organized to provide an opportunity for employment sector stakeholders to reflect on the prevailing key labour market issues in Tanzania, opportunities and challenges, and jointly define common strategies to address pertinent challenges affecting development of the labour market in the country.

  7. ILO at Zambia’s Jobs and Inclusive Growth Dialogue

    20 November 2014

    Aeneas Chuma, ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa, will attend a High Level Conference on job creation and inclusive growth on 24-25 November 2014 in Lusaka, Zambia.

  8. Launch of the first African Disability Forum

    19 November 2014

    African Leaders of organisations of persons with disabilities established a new platform that advocates for the rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities in development in Africa.

  9. African Ministers of Gender call for women economic empowerment through decent work

    19 November 2014

    The Ninth African Regional Conference on Women adopted a new Declaration on accelerating the implementation of the Beijing Platform of Action to achieve gender equality by 2030.

  10. First “Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business”(SIYGCB) Trainers trained

    18 November 2014

    The first “Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business” (SIYCGB) Training of Trainers seminar was conducted from 10 to 14 November in Johannesburg, South Africa.

  11. First "Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business” (SIYGCB) Trainers"trained

    18 November 2014

    The Start and Improve Your Green Construction Business training is a green sectoral business development programme that aims to support emerging and established entrepreneurs that wish to engage in the green building construction sector.

  12. ILO Director a.i. thanks youth from Glenview Complex

    14 November 2014

    On Friday, 14 November 2014, the ILO Director, a.i, Ms Hopolang Phororo and the Skills project team visited the Glenview Complex to express their appreciation to the beneficiaries, District Implementing Committee, Provincial Implementing Committee, Glenview Complex Board and Management Committee for successfully hosting the Danish Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, and the Danida Grants Committee.

  13. Zambian government is committed to engage in social dialogue in the mining sector – Kaunda

    13 November 2014

    The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Mr Trevor Kaunda has reassured social partners that the Zambian government is committed to engage in social dialogue in the mining sector.

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    One-stop job centre makes it easier for workers and employers to connect

    13 November 2014

    With help from the ILO, an employment agency in Dar Es Salaam goes digital and makes the job search easier.

  15. Addis Ababa to host the 2015 ILO African Regional Meeting

    12 November 2014

    The 13th African Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, home to the African Union Commission and to the UN Economic Commission for Africa, from 30 November to 3 December 2015.

  16. ILO to highlight women’s employment and social protection at Beijing+20 Review in Africa

    12 November 2014

    The African Regional Conference on the Beijing+20 Review will review global and regional progress in promoting gender equality and women’s rights.

  17. Launch of the "Red Card to Child Labour Campaign" in Egypt

    09 November 2014

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower and Migration (MoMM), ILO Cairo will launch the "Red Card to Child Labour Campaign in Egypt" on Monday, 10 November 2014.

  18. National Consultative Workshop on the Development of a National Social Protection Policy

    07 November 2014

    The workshop was organised to afford the wider community of stakeholders interested and working on social protection initiatives to provide inputs and develop the framework for elaborating the policy document. The workshop was officially opened by the Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Hon. Tongai Muzenda.

  19. Trainers master class in ILO social enterprise development tools

    07 November 2014

    A first phase of the Government of Flanders funded PPPSE project trained trainers in social enterprise development tools, mainly from KwaZulu Natal’s Coastal College.

  20. Skills are not in the hearing but in the hands

    06 November 2014

    ….says a nineteen year hearing impaired young man, as he recounted his story to the Danish Minister of Trade and International Cooperation, Morgen Jensen and the members of the Danida Grants Committee when they toured the Glenview Complex in Harare.