What's new

  1. Launch of the project on Strengthening Labour Inspections in Lesotho

    11 October 2016

    “ILO and the United States Department of Labour partner to strengthen labour Inspection systems in Lesotho to better equip employers and worker organisations in achieving workplace compliance with national labour laws.”

  2. Africa Regional Training Course on Labour and Social Policies for Decent Work

  3. Nigeria solicits ILO’s support for youth entrepreneurship skills development

    10 October 2016

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Abuja and Federal Ministry of Youth Development (FMYD) commit to enhancing entrepreneurship skills development.

  4. ‘Many girls come to the workplace already bruised and wounded’

    10 October 2016

    A group of women and men from the informal economy, business, academia, civil society, government recently met to discuss a report that was commissioned as contribution towards the ILO Centenary Initiatives under the “Future of Women at Work Initiative.” This Initiative is one of the seven ideas that have been selected as discussion topics, as the Organization marches to its 100 years of existence.

  5. Kenya’s National Assembly Adopts the National Policy on Elimination of Child Labour

    06 October 2016

    On 06 October 2016, Kenya’s parliament debated and passed the national policy on elimination of child labour; commonly known as Sessional Paper number 1 of 2015 on the National Policy on Elimination of Child Labour.

  6. Industrial relations sighted as critical to develop socially sustainable textile industry in Africa

    04 October 2016

    Productivity, worker’s right, decent working condition aren’t mutually exclusive, says Director of ILO Country Office for Addis Ababa.

  7. Formalizing the Informal Sector

    03 October 2016

    ILO provides a guide in the transition of workers from the informal sector to the formal sector in South Africa, Malawi and Mozambique.

  8. ILO Constituents Develop Decent Work Country Programme (2017 – 2021) for Tanzania

    03 October 2016

    The Country programme to focus on Promoting employment and employability, enhancing fundamental principles and rights at work, social protection and social dialogue.

  9. Opening new opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs

    03 October 2016

    Women enterprises have been a source of jobs to Women, youth and others in Tanzania

  10. Najma’s story: “Informed migration is safe migration”

    30 September 2016

    Desperate to go abroad to work and escape poverty, Najma initially turned to a broker for help. But, what she learned at an ILO-funded training course made her realize she had been cheated.

  11. Mobility of migrant workers in North Africa and protection of their rights

    29 September 2016

    Tripartite exchanges and cooperation between Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia on «Mobility of migrant workers in North Africa and protection of their rights".

  12. Launching of Tanzania’s Women Entrepreneurship Development National Action Plan (2016-2020)

    28 September 2016

    The National Action Plan has been developed as a strategy to promote decent self-employment and economic empowerment for women in Tanzania

  13. ILO- Egypt new partnership to roll-out ‘Know About Business’ to 1.6 million students

    22 September 2016

    ILO signed a Memorandum of Understanding to deliver the Know About Business programme to 2,000 Technical Secondary Schools in Egypt.

  14. ILO supports youth through Apprenticeship programme in hotel operations

    22 September 2016

    The programme intended to provide solution to the challenge on longer school to work transition periods among college graduates in Tanzania.

  15. Africa: Linking Trade with Labour Standards for sustainable development

    21 September 2016

    Trade promotion and respect for workers’ rights are not two opposing goals, but complementary ones, which can contribute to achieve sustainable development, says ILO at AGOA First Labour and Trade Ministerial in Washington D.C., USA.

  16. First dialogue on the Future of Work in fragile states

    21 September 2016

    Freetown will be hosting a two-day Dialogue on the Future of Work for young people in fragile states to reach consensus on actions to be implemented by ILO constituents in Liberia and Sierra Leone to improve access to decent work.

  17. © Curt Carnemark / World Bank 2017

    World Bank, ILO announce new push for universal social protection

    21 September 2016

    New partnership will expand social protection measures worldwide as part of efforts to combat poverty and rising income inequality. New data show that many developing countries are already achieving universal schemes.

  18. Zambia reiterates commitment to a green economy

    20 September 2016

    Ahead of the High-Level Event on entry into force of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Zambia restated the political will to push forward the green economy agenda.

  19. First AGOA Labour and Trade Ministerial Roundtable

    16 September 2016

    The ILO takes part in the 2016 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum hosted by the United States, from 22-26 September in Washington DC.

  20. COSATU International School

    16 September 2016

    “Building a progressive workers movement for development alternatives in Africa: Decent work, Industrialization and Job creation NOW!”