What's new

  1. ILO Director-General to attend the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in China

    24 July 2017

    Guy Ryder, the Director-General of the ILO, will be attending the third meeting of labour and employment ministers of BRICS countries from 26 to 27 July 2017.

  2. ILO and IFAD partner to promote Youth entrepreneurship in Burundi

    20 July 2017

    35 young entrepreneurs trained and certified as Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) trainers

  3. Third UNZA Social Protection Public Discussion held

    20 July 2017

    On the 26th of June the third Social Protection Public Lecture and Discussion was held in Livingstone Zambia with more than 60 participants present. The main theme of the event was ‘Integrating climate change adaptation in Social Protection systems; and Making Policy Linkages in addressing poverty and vulnerability

  4. High female education and low labour participation rates: IFAD and ILO tackle the “MENA gender paradox”

    19 July 2017

    Issue explored at policy forum facilitated by a grant-funded project on gender monitoring and evaluation in the Near East and North Africa.

  5. Tanzania with support from the ILO to develop apprenticeship curriculum in Dodoma

    17 July 2017

    The new curricula will facilitate expansion of apprentiship programmes into other selected occupations

  6. Sensitization workshop on the Revised 2016 Public Procurement Regulations and the EAC simplified cross-border trade Information Packs

    14 July 2017

    Women Entrepreneurs to develop action plans on how to benefit from the EAC border trade information packs and procurement act opportunities

  7. 19 Receive Skill Training in Dry Wall Partitioning

    14 July 2017

    Going Green with Dry Wall and Ceiling Installation

  8. Commemoration of the Domestic workers day 2017 in Tanzania

    12 July 2017

    Domestic workers call for enforcement of the existing laws for their improved welfare

  9. ILO improves working conditions in 30 factories in Egypt

    11 July 2017

    From July to December 2017, Better Work is implementing a pilot of its services in 30 factories, primarily in Egypt’s garment sector.

  10. Compliance Strategic Planning Workshop

    Strategic Compliance Planning for the Labour Inspectorate in Lesotho

  11. Swaziland Child Labour Day

    Awareness raising

  12. ILO Executive Evaluation Course, Amman 2017

    As part of ILO’s partnership with IFAD, the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, an executive course on evaluating labour market programmes is being offered. The five-day course covers cutting edge techniques for evaluation and results based management for active labour market programmes with a particular focus on measuring gender outcomes in rural employment.

  13. ILO tripartite constituents promoting and enforcing the legal policy provisions on employment and labour rights

    Galvanising efforts of the tripartite constituents and parliament in addressing violation of rights of workers living with HIV

  14. Making HIV and AIDS prevention at work part of the hotel and tourism business

    HIV&AIDS Resource Guide for the Hotel and Tourism sector to strengthen the capacity to promote HIV and AIDS workplace responses

  15. Employment Diagnostic Analysis study in Uganda

    01 July 2017

    Stakeholders consultative meeting for validation of Report on the EDA study

  16. ILO in collaboration with UNAIDS join in the private sector led one dollar initiative promoting public good and the need to improve the quality of life

    Uganda’s private sector taking strides in leading domestic financing for the HIV and AIDS response thus building on the philosophy of promoting public good and the need to improve the quality of life of people.

  17. United Republic of Tanzania ratifies ILO Maritime Labour (2006) and Seafarers identity documents No. 185 (2003) conventions

    28 June 2017

    Becomes the 5th and 13th country in Africa to ratify seafarer’s identity documents and Maritime Labour conventions respectively

  18. Marking the World Day against Child Labour 2017 in Tanzania

    22 June 2017

    Government of Tanzania vows to intensify its efforts towards combating child labour in the Agriculture sector

  19. Commemoration of the World Day Against Child Labour in Uganda

    Govt of Uganda reiterates joint efforts critical in combating child labour

  20. Taking forward Alliance 8.7 in sub-Saharan Africa

    21 June 2017

    “In order to advance Alliance 8.7, we can no longer do business as usual”, said ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma, at the opening of a two-day regional consultation on child labour and forced labour in sub-Saharan Africa. The conference aims to agree on concrete continental actions in preparation for the IV Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour (November 2017, Argentina).