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  1. ILO at the heart of the Global Labour University in South Africa

    13 May 2014

    The GLU seminar series organized by the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS) in South Africa highlighted the mandate and work of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) worldwide

  2. Maternity protection: making it work in Africa

    13 May 2014

    African countries have adopted maternity protection provisions, yet only two of them ratified ILO Convention No. 183 while most states fell short of the standards, a new ILO report revealed.

  3. Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in Africa

    13 May 2014

    The ILO at a high level international seminar to share experiences and good practices on strengthening peace in situations of crisis and in the post-conflict peacebuilding and statebuilding efforts.

  4. ILO Staff Union Meeting for Africa

    12 May 2014

    The 5th Regional Committee Meeting of the ILO Staff Union for the African Region was held from 12-16 May 2014 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

  5. Job fairs for youth in Egypt

    10 May 2014

    The ILO Cairo Office organized two job fairs in New Valley and Minya that attracted more than 10 thousand youth job seekers.

  6. World Economic Forum on Africa: ILO RD Mr. Aeneas Chuma interview at AIT, Abuja

    08 May 2014

    World Economic Forum on Africa – Assistant Director-General/Regional Director for Africa, Mr. Aeneas Chuma, Live Interview with AIT, Abuja

  7. WEFA 2014: ILO calls for new partnership to fight poverty and social exclusion

    08 May 2014

    ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma called for greater cooperation among Governments, Employers and Workers to fight unemployment and promote inclusive growth in the African region.

  8. First awareness-raising workshop on ILS for Parliamentarians in Rwanda

    05 May 2014

    Parliamentarians in charge of Labour and Social issues as well as Members of the Commission of Human Rights in Rwanda attended for the first time an ILO workshop to build national synergies on International Labour Standards (ILS).

  9. ILO at the World Economic Forum on Africa

    02 May 2014

    Aeneas C. Chuma, the ILO Head for Africa will address the 24th World Economic Forum - Africa on inclusive growth and creating jobs from 7-9 May 2014 in Abuja, Nigeria.

  10. Fourth Meeting of the Social Forum of Employers from Maghreb

    30 April 2014

    Senior representatives of Employers’ Organisations from Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, experts from the ILO and international observers met in Casablanca to dialogue on practices of the right to strike and lock-out.

  11. ECOWAS launches a 26-million € EU-Funded project on migration

    30 April 2014

    The ILO is implementing a new European Union-funded project officially launched by the ECOWAS to support free movement of persons and migration in West Africa.

  12. Battling commercial sexual exploitation of children in Madagascar

    30 April 2014

    The ILO and the EU join forces in an innovative project which uses education to help kids build new lives.

  13. ILO Chief for Africa meets Zimbabwe's Minister of Youth Development, Indigenization and Empowerment

    29 April 2014

    Mr Aeneas Chuma, ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa met Honourable Francis Nhema to discuss creative ways and means for skills development of young women and men in Zimbabwe in order to address mismatches in the labour market.

  14. New ILO’s Youth Job Fair in Toamasina, Madagascar

    29 April 2014

    A two-day regional job fair targeting young women and men of Madagascar was launched today in Toamasina (North-East) under the auspices of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and its partners to address the burning issue of youth unemployment.

  15. ILO Regional Director for Africa on official visit to Zimbabwe

    28 April 2014

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the new ILO Assistant-Director General and Regional Director for Africa, is on his first official visit to Zimbabwe to meet the leadership of the country, key representatives of UN agencies and development partners.

  16. ILO Head for Africa meets Zimbabwe's Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare

    28 April 2014

    Mr Aeneas Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa met Honourable Nicholas T. Goche to discuss strategic partnerships on youth employment, women empowerment, strenghtening social security and up-scaling ILO's support to technical cooperation projects.

  17. ILO Regional Director for Africa on official visit to Zimbabwe

    28 April 2014

    Mr Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is in the country on his first official visit.

  18. Focus on job-rich growth for Africa's Development Strategy, says A. Chuma

    25 April 2014

    High levels of youth unemployment call for more pro-employment policies to promote a job-rich growth in Africa, said ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma

  19. The AU holds a Special Session on Ouaga+10 in Namibia

    23 April 2014

    The ILO attends the Special Session of the AU Labour and Social Affairs' Commission to evaluate the implementation of the 2004 Ouagadougou Declaration and Plan of Action on Employment Promotion and Poverty Alleviation in Africa.

  20. Building the capacity on skills for trade and economic diversification

    22 April 2014

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, ILO Cairo office organized a training workshop on Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification for social partners, education and training providers.

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