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  1. © East African Business week 2017

    ILO supports South-South Cooperation to promote decent work in the cotton sector in Tanzania

    16 November 2016

    The ILO, Brazil and Tanzania teamed up to share experiences and best practices to enhance the national capacity to better respond to challenges in the cotton sector.

  2. USDOL grants ILO 3 million USD to support youth apprenticeship in Kenya

    14 November 2016

    The United States Department of Labor (USDOL) has granted the International Labour Organization USD 3 million to support youth skills development activities and apprenticeships programs in Kenya.

  3. The Future of Work National Dialogue

    13 November 2016

    The Future of Work initiative engages ILO constituents and other stakeholders across society

  4. How rural communities are being empowered and deciding on quality jobs and skills needed in their areas

    11 November 2016

    ILO’s Chief Technical Advisor in Mozambique, Ana Cristina Paulo, talks about the "Skills for Employment and Productivity in Low Income Countries” project being implemented by the ILO, with support from KOICA of South Korea project, now approaching the midpoint of its three-year period.

  5. Forty (40) Negotiators from Government and Public Service Workers' Unions complete ILO training on Mutual Gains negotiation Skills

    10 November 2016

    About forty (40) government and trade union negotiators have been trained on mutual gains negotiation skills. They were drawn from the National Joint Negotiation Council (NJNC) and the Health Service Bipartite Negotiating Panel (HSBNP). The NJNC and the HSBNP are statutory bodies mandated to negotiate salaries and other conditions of service in the general civil service and the health services sector respectively.

  6. Upcoming event – National Dialogue on Future of Work: Zimbabwe

    08 November 2016

    On 18 November 2016, the ILO in partnership with the Government of Zimbabwe, Workers and Employers will convene a National Dialogue on the “Future of Work”. The meeting will be the climax of a series of conversations initiated in April 2016, to get inputs from a broad range of stakeholders on the future of work

  7. Green financing for local businesses

    07 November 2016

    The general aim of the Africa Guarantee Fund is to promote green growth and climate resilient development in African economies.

  8. ILO assists South Africa in developing value chain to boost job creation

    06 November 2016

    ILO presented the Value Chain Development model in South Africa’s Jobs Fund’s Learning Forum

  9. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit: Entrepreneurship and the Future of Egypt

    Under the auspices of the Ministry of International Cooperation, the ILO Cairo Office and the Middle East Council for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE) will hold the second Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Red Sea governorate from 16 to 19 November 2016, titled "Entrepreneurship and the Future of Egypt".

  10. ILO highlights women entrepreneurs’ contribution to Tanzania’s economy

    05 November 2016

    During the 10th Women entrepreneurs exhibition in Tanzania, ILO commended the growth of women entrepreneurs’ contribution in the country’s industrialization and human development efforts.

  11. TEVETA approves OSH curriculum for increased workers’ safety and health

    03 November 2016

    TEVETA is an institution that has the mandate to develop national curricula for any occupation, skill, technology or trade in Zambia.

  12. Training of Labour Inspectors and Stakeholders in Namibia

    03 November 2016

    “ILO Collaborates with the Namibia’s Ministry of Labour to strengthen the capacity of Labour Inspector”

  13. ILO promotes decent and sustainable employment opportunities in rural South Africa

    03 November 2016

    ILO, through the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) programme, promotes decent and sustainable employment opportunities in South Africa

  14. Foundation stone laying ceremony for Jowhar Gravel Road

    02 November 2016

    The foundation stone for Jowhar gravel road was laid in a ceremony held on the 2nd November 2016 in Jowhar district. The stone was laid by His Excellency Ali Abdullahi Guudlawe the Vice President of Hir- Shabelle state.

  15. Taking Care of the Carers: HealthWISE Tool for Health Care Workers

    02 November 2016

    If appropriate caution is not exercised, hospitals can themselves be sources of injuries and diseases, making them a hazardous workplace. The multi-dimensional nature of the possible hazards calls for joint efforts and responses, as demonstrated by the ILO, WHO and the University of British Columbia (Canada) partnership.

  16. The Future of Work for Africa’s Youth

    01 November 2016

    On Africa Youth Day, the ILO calls on Member states, partners and other major stakeholders to rethink how to better prepare young men and women of the continent to the future of the World of Work.

  17. A new step towards trade union unity in Mauritius

    31 October 2016

    With the support of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV), 7 confederations will implement the trade union council platform in order to enhance trade union unity in Mauritius.

  18. 133 factory workers and managers benefit from OSH training in Ethiopia

    28 October 2016

    ILO provided training in occupational safety and health (OSH) to industries that don’t have a functional OSH system.

  19. ILO calls for strong coordination to effect the National Employment Policy of Nigeria

    27 October 2016

    Putting employment at the core of the country’s budgetary policy and integrating employment goals in the national development frameworks are essential tools to implement the NEP, says ILO.

  20. 328th Session of the Governing Body