What's new

  1. 105th Session of the International Labour Conference

  2. National PAGE Forum, Sustainability Week

    24 May 2016

    Sustainability Week in South Africa,

  3. ILO and social partners discuss social dialogue and mutual gains bargaining

    24 May 2016

    ILO facilitates knowledge sharing among social partners in social dialogue and collective bargaining to build sound industrial relations for sustainable development and competitiveness.

  4. Training on Entrepreneurship Development and HIV/AIDS Education in Tanzania

    23 May 2016

    500 young men and women from three regions to benefit from a roll out training on entrepreneurship and HIV/AIDS

  5. ILO at the Africa Development Bank Annual Meetings

    23 May 2016

    Aeneas Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa, is taking part in high level sessions on Jobs for Women and Young People as well as Jobs for African Youth – From Demographic Dividend to Economic Dividend.

  6. Women and Enterprises: Accelerating the Pace of Economic Growth and Social Progress

    Women in Egypt remain underrepresented in the labour market and in particular in the private sector. They had a labour force participation rate of 22.8%, with an unemployment rate of 25.0% according to statistics from ILO KILM 2015 and the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt (CAPMAS). In this context, a rise in female employment could significantly boost growth and per capita income

  7. ILO to attend the 2016 COTU – K Conference in Kenya

    19 May 2016

    The ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma, will address Trade Unions of Kenya on 21 May 2016 in Kisumu.

  8. “These women are an example of modern day slavery”

    19 May 2016

    Said Hon. Priscah Mupfumira, the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare after meeting some of the 21 women who had just been repatriated from Kuwait. They are part of a group of over 200 young women who had been lured to ‘lucrative jobs’ only to be trapped in slave-like domestic work and sexual exploitation.

  9. ILO, Japan and Winrock International to launch new Child Labour project in Tanzania

    19 May 2016

    Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE), a targeted support program will be launched on 25 May 2016 in Morogoro, Tanzania.

  10. Tackling poverty through decent work for Africa’s sustainable development

    18 May 2016

    Economic growth has been a key driver of poverty reduction in Africa, but the lack of decent jobs needed to lift people out of poverty is hindering progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

  11. Regional workshop on youth employability and transitions into labour markets

    17 May 2016

    Tripartite constituents and development partners dialogue on how best to respond to youth employability and skills demand in Sub–Saharan Africa.

  12. Educated, empowered, inspired: HIV risk reduced

    16 May 2016

    A novel programme helped HIV vulnerable women in southern Africa build business to improve their lives and the wellbeing of their families.

  13. A 30-day countdown to World Day against Child Labour 2016

    12 May 2016

    The focus of the 2016 World Day against Child Labour, on 12 June 2016, will be on child labour and supply chains.

  14. Zambia National Social Protection Week 2016

    12 May 2016

    The 2016 Zambia Social Protection week will take place at the Government Complex of Lusaka and other locations from 16-20 May 2016.

  15. ILO to train constituents of Zanzibar on effective use of national labour laws in dispute resolution

    12 May 2016

    Addressing key challenges hindering the overall performance of the juridical system in Zanzibar

  16. ILO to publish World Employment and Social Outlook 2016

    12 May 2016

  17. ILO to sensitize West African Trade Unions on Decent Work and Future of Work Initiative

    11 May 2016

    The first strategic planning meeting of the Organization of Trade Unions of West Africa held in Abuja focused on raising awareness of workers on ILO’s Future of Work Initiative and the sub regional Decent Work program.

  18. Tackling inequality in Africa as a top priority, says ILO

    11 May 2016

    At the 2016 World Economic Forum in Kigali, ILO's Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships, Gilbert Houngbo, addressed key topics of inequality, employment skills and human capital.

  19. Senegal holds first Green Economy Academy

    10 May 2016

    Over 70 representatives of policy, research and analysis institutions rallied on the first edition of the Green Economy Academy in Dakar, Senegal, on 3-5 May 2016.

  20. Guy Ryder: Employers are powerful drivers of economic and social well-being in Africa

    07 May 2016

    The ILO Director-General highlighted the key role employers play in addressing urgent economic and social issues on the continent during the African Employers’ Summit in Kenya.