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  1. Bridging gender gaps and inequalities through green jobs

    08 March 2016

    Green jobs opportunities are key to bridge gender gaps and inequalities while ensuring environmentally-sustainable economies, stated ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma in Cape Town, South Africa.

  2. Addressing gender gaps in Africa’s labour market

    07 March 2016

    Sustainable development will depend on better gender equality. Yet, African women continue to face persistent challenges to get decent jobs. This requires a continental effort and proactive action: ILO Report

  3. Ghana sets up a committee to oversee the national employment policy

    04 March 2016

    The Interim National Employment Coordinating Committee of Ghana met in Accra to coordinate the implementation of the ILO-supported national employment policy.

  4. Youth entrepreneurship is central to Africa’s sustainable development agenda, says ILO

    04 March 2016

    To advance its economic transformation and create decent jobs, Africa needs to promote youth entrepreneurship, stated ILO’s Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma, at the General Assembly of the Federation of West Africa Employers’ Associations held in Praia, Cabo Verde.

  5. South Africa to host the ILO Global Green Jobs Conference

    04 March 2016

    The 5th edition of the ILO Global Green Jobs workshop will be held for the first time in Africa from 8 to 11 March 2016 in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa.

  6. Employment at the center of the first official visit of the ILO DG in Morocco

    03 March 2016

    During his official visit to Morocco, from 29 February to 3 March, the Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, met in Rabat the Moroccan authorities and the tripartite constituents before taking part in the International Forum on employment policies in Marrakech.

  7. Five facts you should know about green jobs in Africa

    03 March 2016

    The green economy can be an opportunity for women to gain their rightful place in the workforce. On Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day, ILO News talks with Moustapha Kamal Gueye, Policy specialist on Green Jobs at the ILO, to get first-hand information on innovative policies to enhance environmental sustainability and create decent employment opportunities.

  8. Gender Mainstream and Productivity Roundtable

  9. Employment creation through Do-nou Technology

    01 March 2016

    As a means to provide durable solutions to Somali refugee returnees through employment creation, the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Community Road Empowerment (CORE) has conducted two days training on road rehabilitation and maintenance using Do-nou technology.

  10. Sweden focuses on development cooperation with ILO in Zimbabwe

    01 March 2016

    Sweden’s diplomatic corps in Harare paid a courtesy visit to UN agencies in Zimbabwe, including the ILO, to get first-hand information on the implementation of development cooperation programs and strategic partnerships.

  11. ILO to issue new report on the status of women in the world of work

    01 March 2016

  12. ILO to attend the 2016 FOPAO General Assembly

    29 February 2016

    A high-level delegation of the ILO led by Aeneas C. Chuma, Regional Director for Africa, will take part in the Federation of West African Employers Association’s General Assembly in Cabo Verde.

  13. ILO DG to address the Third International Forum on Employment Policies

    26 February 2016

    The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, will take part in the Third International Forum on Employment Policies from 2 to 3 March 2016, in Marrakesh, Morocco.

  14. Making industrial development compatible with climate policy in Africa

    26 February 2016

    African trade unions stressed the need to better link the world of work and climate action through active inclusion of the trade union movement in adequate policy formulation.

  15. ITUC-Africa New Year School on climate change

    26 February 2016

    African trade unions stress climate change is a labour issue and claim role in policy responses to ensure decent work gains and a just transition for all.

  16. CRADAT/ILO seminar on strengthening capacity in social dialogue

    26 February 2016

    CRADAT, ILO and CEMAC organized a sub-regional tripartite workshop on strengthening the capacity of member States in promoting social dialogue as a good governance tool for implementation of sustainable development goals.

  17. Good practices and lessons learned on promoting international cooperation and partnerships to realize a fair migration agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia

  18. ILO and Russia consider partnership and cooperation in Nigeria

    24 February 2016

    The Russian Federation and the ILO discussed areas for strategic partnerships to be implemented in Nigeria on the basis of a general bilateral cooperation programme.

  19. Training of trainers: Start your business for social entrepreneurs

    This training of trainers program is targeted at organisations and individuals responsible for capacity building and training of social businesses including cooperatives and vulnerable groups.

  20. ILO organized national consultations to address child labour in tobacco producing areas in Tanzania

    22 February 2016

    The ILO organized national stakeholder consultations to eliminate child labour in tobacco-growing communities in Tanzania.