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  1. Tanzania: New apprenticeship training programme in the hospitality industry

    05 September 2014

    The Tourism Confederation of Tanzania (TCT), the Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) and the National College of Tourism (NCT) established one of the first accredited apprenticeship programme in the country to be supported by the ILO.

  2. The cooperative key to sustainable development

    02 September 2014

    On the occasion of the International Symposium “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa” in Berlin, ILO Cooperative Unit (COOP) Chief Simel Esim explains why cooperatives are vital to reaching the goals of the United Nations’ post-2015 development agenda.

  3. Symposium on Cooperatives and Development Goals: Focus on Africa

    02 September 2014

    The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation (DGRV) organize a Symposium on “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals”.

  4. Trade Union Training on Communication in Africa

    01 September 2014

    Re-thinking the way trade unions communicate to meet their constituents’ demands in the new global era.

  5. Ebola outbreak: how to keep workers safe

    01 September 2014

    The importance of equipping workers with the knowledge and material they need to stay safe against the Ebola virus in Western Africa. The ILO and WHO have issued joint guidelines for employers and workers.

  6. Combating child labour is critical to achieving quality education and reduce poverty in Malawi

    28 August 2014

    International Labour Organization (ILO) Chief Technical Advisor in Malawi, Khalid Hassan, says combating child labour is the key to the Country's achievement of quality education and reduce poverty.

  7. ILO and Nigeria Launch National Child Labour Policy

    26 August 2014

    The Federal Government of Nigeria with the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a National Policy on Child Labour.

  8. Green ambitions in Mauritius

    26 August 2014

    The ILO is partnering with Mauritius as it rolls out its green economy action plan ahead of the UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa.

  9. ILO supports Nigeria Labour Congress Rain School 2014

    25 August 2014

    The Rain School is a flagship of NLC’s educational activities and has trained thousands of labour leaders.

  10. South Africa to play a leading role in tackling child labour

    22 August 2014

    Sharing results and experiences with neighboring countries to strengthen south-south cooperation in combatting child labour

  11. Learning Breakfast on e-waste in South Africa

    22 August 2014

    The intuitive learning session thereby provided a platform for exchange about the status quo in the South African e-waste sector.

  12. ILO Country Office-Abuja Supports Presidential Summit on MDGs and Post 2015 Agenda

    19 August 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia; and Liaison Office for ECOWAS has provided technical and financial support to Federal Government of Nigeria to organize a Presidential Summit on MDGs and Post 2015 Agenda

  13. ILO Head of Africa on official visit to Botswana and South Africa

    18 August 2014

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, is on a tripartite consultation mission in Botswana and South Africa.

  14. Zambia’s Green Jobs Programme focuses on occupational safety and health

    17 August 2014

    The ILO is promoting safe, healthy and sustainable jobs in the building and construction sector in Zambia.

  15. The UN in Zambia calls for inclusion of youth with mental health conditions

    12 August 2014

    On International Youth Day, the UN called for social and economic inclusion of youth with mental health conditions in Zambia

  16. Kenya ratifies the ILO Maritime Labour Convention

    11 August 2014

    Kenya became the tenth African State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

  17. Decent Work Country Programme for Ethiopia signed

    07 August 2014

    The International Labour Organization and its tripartite constituents signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the Decent Work Country Programme for Ethiopia.

  18. Knowledge Sharing Workshop on SME Development in South Africa

    01 August 2014

    The theme of the workshop: “Innovative models for Supporting SMEs in South Africa: What do we know, what can we do, and how will it stimulate job creation?”

  19. Promoting social security systems through ILO Ghana-Luxembourg Social Trust Project

    31 July 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Ghana-Luxembourg Social Trust (GLST) project has officially been closed. The project represented a concrete implementation in a delimited setting of the ILO’s Global Social Trust concept which saw the promotion of social security systems through solidarity as an instrument of sustainable development cooperation in a global world.

  20. Invest in skills development and green economies in LDCs, says ILO

    30 July 2014

    How more and better skills combined with pro-employment policies can contribute to job creation in new green economies of Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

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