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  1. ILO and East Africa Employers put challenges on skills development as top priority

    29 March 2017

    Hon. Minister Jenista Mhagama calls upon the employers to promote youth employment in the region

  2. The Third Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Conference

    The ILO Cairo Office and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) in cooperation with USAID will hold the Third Corporate Social Responsibility Annual Conference in Cairo on 10 April 2017, titled "Impact of CSR Initiatives on Improving Egypt’s Economic Competitiveness".

  3. Tripartite Workshop on the Formulation of Decent Work Country Programme for Tanzania

    29 March 2017

    With the support of the ILO, national discussions focused on how best to design, validate and implement key outcomes, outputs and activities for each of priority development sectors in line with the sustainable development goals.

  4. Social Protection Public Lectures Series Launched in Lusaka First public lecture attracts more than 500 participants for discussions on domestic Social protection financing: Cost or Investment?

    29 March 2017

    The social protection system in Zambia has for a long time been a thorny issue that needs address and break the silence to enable policy makers prioritise the needs of the vulnerable in society. Social protection is increasingly taking the centre stage as a critical tool in the drive to eradicate poverty worldwide, yet the general public’s understanding of social protection issues in many developing countries like Zambia calls for much to be desired. In an effort to stimulate and strengthen public dialogue on pertinent social protection related issues at different levels, the University of Zambia (UNZA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) supported by Irish Aid, have embarked on a series of public lectures on Social Protection under the theme; Strengthening Social Dialogue for Social Development.

  5. ILO to partner with Tanzania Employers to conduct trainings on HIV and AIDS

    15 March 2017

    More than 60 HR Practitioners are to benefit from the ILO technical expertise on promoting healthy working environment and getting to zero stigma and discrimination at work.

  6. Workshop on Capacity Building on 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) Resolution concerning Work Statistics,

    Employment and Labour Underutilization, SGD Indicators & Labour Market Bulletin Development

  7. © Rajendra Shaw / Oxfam 2017

    International Women's Day 2017

    The ILO marked International Women’s Day with the launch of a ground-breaking new report which provides a global snapshot of attitudes about women and work for the first time ever. The report, which is based on data from the Gallup World Poll, was launched a special event at Gallup headquarters in Washington D.C. Speakers included actor, producer and activist Eva Longoria.

  8. © Caia Image /Science Photo Lib. 2017

    Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

    08 March 2017

    New landmark report clearly shows that concerns regarding gender equality and achieving a better work-family balance resonate around the world.

  9. Africa: Women in the world of work

    06 March 2017

    The ILO will mark the 2017 International Women's Day by joining the UN Women, the European Union and the African Development Bank (AfDB) in a high level panel dedicated to women and equality at the workplace to be held on March 09 2017 at the the Houphouet Boigny University of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

  10. Courtesy call by the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA) leadership to ILO country Office for East Africa, in Dar es Salaam

    03 March 2017

    TUCTA hails the strong collaboration and support by the ILO

  11. Sida visits Nyanga to Witness the Unleashed Potential of a Community.

    03 March 2017

    A delegation comprising representatives from Sida -the funding partner, the ILO and UNWOMEN– the implementing partners, and government officials in the district who sit in the DIC (District Implementing Committee) (DIC) and coordinate project implementation at district level visited a women’s project in Nyarumvurwi.

  12. Mary lights the way

    03 March 2017

    Through the Joint Programme for Gender Equality, funded by the Government of Sweden, the ILO has managed to transform the lives of women in Nyanga district, individually and collectively. For Mary Tarudana, multiple improvements have been made to her life. From being an object of pity by the whole community to being a successful entrepreneur, admired by everyone. She has bought small livestock, can now pay school fees for her children without borrowing and is now, in the process of installing electricity at her homestead. The future is indeed looking brighter for Mary and her family.

  13. Can Zimbabwe end poverty by 2030?

    02 March 2017

    The ILO believes that putting job creation at the centre of economic policy-making and development plans, will result in increased decent work opportunities and more robust, inclusive and poverty reducing growth.

  14. Technical meeting to review and validate the final draft of the Rwanda decent work country programme

    28 February 2017

    The government of Rwanda in collaboration with the employers’ and workers’ organizations has organized a technical workshop to validate their draft DWCP for the period 2017 -2021.

  15. The TREE roots expand to Mozambique and Malawi

    20 February 2017

    The delegation visited two projects in Mutare based on QIA (Quality Improvement Apprenticeship) methodology and in Mutoko, agricultural based projects modelled on the TREE methodology.

  16. How to extend Social Security to groups of difficult coverage through formalization policies

    Training course jointly organized with ILO-ITC under the PALOP project in Maputo.

  17. Advancing human rights at work – A reflection of year 2016

    08 February 2017

    ILO Tanzania has continued focusing on bringing the positive impact to the community in different areas; this include supporting the Government to protect the most vulnerable groups in our communities as part of initiative to fostering the human rights at work agenda.

  18. Employment Opportunities through Apprenticeship scheme for Youth in Bosasso

    03 February 2017

    Fishing industry in Somalia has high potential for growth and job creation especially for the youth.

  19. Economic empowerment helps Maggie fight stigma

    25 January 2017

    The ILO is contributing to the fight against HIV and AIDS by increasing knowledge and skills for self-employment and fighting income inequality. When economically empowered, persons living with HIV are free to share their experiences without shame.

  20. Mining accidents in Tanzania: A lesson to why reducing hazards is paramount in mining safety.

    09 January 2017

    Last week of January 2017, Tanzania witnessed a near fatal mining accident in Geita region where a shaft collapsed and trapped 15 miners. The miners were buried in the rubble 38 meters underground after a shaft at the Chinese-owned Goldmine collapsed.