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  1. ILO and Sweden join hands to support a National Employment Diagnostic Analysis in Uganda

    30 June 2016

    ILO and Sweden Government signed partnership agreement to reduce deficiency of productive employment and decent work by establishing a National Employment Diagnostic Analysis in Uganda.

  2. Green Jobs: ILO at the launch of ‘14Trees’ initiative

    29 June 2016

    The ILO Zambia Green Jobs Program took part in the first introduction of a creative joint venture to bring low-carbon, affordable housing materials to developing countries.

  3. Private employment agencies prepare to deliver better services to aspiring migrant domestic workers

    28 June 2016

  4. Middle-income countries: African tripartite constituents endorse the “Praia Consensus”

    28 June 2016

    The first tripartite meeting on ILO’s strategy for Decent Work in Middle-Income Countries of Africa held from 27-28 June in Praia, Cabo Verde, adopted the pragmatic plan by urging member states, social and development partners as well as regional institutions to support its implementation.

  5. Learning course for enterprise formalisation and SME development in South Africa - open for application until 15 July 2016

    21 June 2016

    The ILO is organizing a blended learning course on policies and practices for enterprise formalisation and SME development in South Africa in August and September 2016. The deadline for application is July 15, 2016.

  6. Tanzanian Government highlights collaboration as crucial to fight child labour

    21 June 2016

    Government officials at regional and district levels were sensitized on child labour issues in the agriculture sector.

  7. Malawian President calls for Elimination of Child Labour in Supply Chains

    21 June 2016

    President Arthur Peter Mutharika on WDCL 2016 called on intensified interventions in his country to eliminate child labour especially in the country’s supply chains

  8. ‘End Child Labour in Supply Chains. It’s Everyone’s Business!’

    21 June 2016

    Zambia fights child labour by holding everyone responsible with a role to play.

  9. Green Economy Inventory for South Africa validated

    17 June 2016

    A validation workshop for the Green Economy Inventory for South Africa will be held on 24 June, 2016.

  10. “We should never get used to child labour”

    17 June 2016

    Artists from the West African country travelled to the International Labour Conference in Geneva to remind everyone that child labour is still a reality that needs to be fought.

  11. Engineering Sector HIV/AIDS Policy launched in Zimbabwe

    16 June 2016

    The Engineering, Iron and Steel Industry in Zimbabwe launched a Workplace Policy on HIV and AIDS, TB and other opportunistic illnesses.

  12. Capacity building workshop for implementers of Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE II) project in Tanzania

    15 June 2016

    Line Ministries’ staff at regional and district levels, and communities to be sensitized on child labour in Agriculture

  13. ILO and Tanzanian National Economic Empowerment Council award young entrepreneurs

    14 June 2016

    Twenty youth entrepreneurs received awards from ILO and Tanzanian National Economic Empowerment Council for developing best business proposals.

  14. Breaking the cycle of poverty in Tunisia

    14 June 2016

    The terrorist attacks in Tunisia in recent years have driven away tourists, exacerbating unemployment, especially among young people. This, in a country already experiencing deep inequalities and underprivileged regions that saw the Tunisian revolution take root. ILO reports from a country undergoing transformation.

  15. Zanzibar implements a Universal Pension Scheme (ZUPS) in line with the ILO Recommendation 202

    10 June 2016

    More than 21,000 old persons start benefitting from the scheme.

  16. ILO Director-General: “ILO sets course to promote decent work in global supply chains, in transition from conflict and crisis and in making poverty history by 2030”

    10 June 2016

    World parliament of labour sets the course for global action to shape the future of work.

  17. ILO and Constituents organize a validation workshop to review the National Employment Policy (NEP) 2008 in Tanzania

    09 June 2016

    The new Policy to effectively address structural constraints to promote employment creation and decent work attributes

  18. ILO calls for effective labour administration to achieve social justice

    08 June 2016

    An effective and operational labour administration machinery is crucial for achieving social justice in Africa, said Aeneas Chuma, ILO Regional Director, at the ARLAC Governing Council Meeting for Ministers held in Geneva, Switzerland.

  19. Discussion- Skills for Rural Employment: Challenges and Solutions

    The discussion will run from 6 to 22 June, inclusive, and will be co-moderated by ILO Senior Specialists Ashwani Aggarwal, Jim Windell and Alfredo Lazarte Hoyle.

  20. Building opportunities and partnerships for Africa’s sustainable development

    06 June 2016

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO, addressed the African tripartite group at the 105th International Labour Conference, to highlight key priority areas of action to support Africa’s transformation through decent work for sustainable development.