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  1. Capacity Building of Ugandan Tripartite partners on Quality Apprenticeship, 15 – 17 August 2017

    08 August 2017

    Government, Employers and Workers convene to strategize on a National Apprenticeship Framework for Uganda

  2. ILO and Ethiopia join hands to protect migrant workers and combat irregular migration

    04 August 2017

    ILO and the Government of Ethiopia agree to work together to reduce irregular migration by making regular labour migration more accessible for potential migrants.

  3. Social Protection Bill moving forward

    01 August 2017

    During the months of June and July, the Zambian Ministry of Labour and Social Security, with the support of the International Labour Organization (ILO), organised a series of workshops on the development of the National Social Protection Bill.

  4. National Policies on Disability and Social Protection – Easy Read versions

    31 July 2017

    Lusaka: Two national policy documents namely the Zambia National Policy on Disability and the Zambia National Social Protection Policy have been translated into Easy to Read versions. The Easy Read translations have been developed with the intention of making the content of the policies easy to understand for anyone. Easy Read documents are often used to make information more accessible and easy to understand to people with learning disabilities, but these versions have been produced for the public at large and is meant for anyone who wants to familiarize with the topics in a more reader friendly and simple English.

  5. SADC Forum of Labour Dispute and Prevention Agencies

    Establishment of the SADC Forum on Dispute Prevention and Resolution

  6. ILO Director-General: BRICS countries play a key role in tackling global world of work challenges

    27 July 2017

    Guy Ryder has renewed the ILO’s commitment to supporting BRICS countries as they address social and economic issues.

  7. ILO Director-General to attend the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting in China

    24 July 2017

    Guy Ryder, the Director-General of the ILO, will be attending the third meeting of labour and employment ministers of BRICS countries from 26 to 27 July 2017.

  8. Third UNZA Social Protection Public Discussion held

    20 July 2017

    On the 26th of June the third Social Protection Public Lecture and Discussion was held in Livingstone Zambia with more than 60 participants present. The main theme of the event was ‘Integrating climate change adaptation in Social Protection systems; and Making Policy Linkages in addressing poverty and vulnerability

  9. High female education and low labour participation rates: IFAD and ILO tackle the “MENA gender paradox”

    19 July 2017

    Issue explored at policy forum facilitated by a grant-funded project on gender monitoring and evaluation in the Near East and North Africa.

  10. Tanzania with support from the ILO to develop apprenticeship curriculum in Dodoma

    17 July 2017

    The new curricula will facilitate expansion of apprentiship programmes into other selected occupations

  11. VZF holds successful stakeholder event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    The Vision Zero Fund (VZF) held an event in Addis Ababa to raise awareness of the Fund and inform the development of the VZF country project.

  12. Sensitization workshop on the Revised 2016 Public Procurement Regulations and the EAC simplified cross-border trade Information Packs

    14 July 2017

    Women Entrepreneurs to develop action plans on how to benefit from the EAC border trade information packs and procurement act opportunities

  13. 19 Receive Skill Training in Dry Wall Partitioning

    14 July 2017

    Going Green with Dry Wall and Ceiling Installation

  14. ILO supports Sierra Leone to improve access to financial and non-financial services

    12 July 2017

    Policy-makers, business and finance experts and entrepreneurs discuss strategies for supporting Sierra Leone’s small and medium enterprises.

  15. Commemoration of the Domestic workers day 2017 in Tanzania

    12 July 2017

    Domestic workers call for enforcement of the existing laws for their improved welfare

  16. ILO improves working conditions in 30 factories in Egypt

    11 July 2017

    From July to December 2017, Better Work is implementing a pilot of its services in 30 factories, primarily in Egypt’s garment sector.

  17. Project Documents Review and Validation Workshop Kigali, Rwanda 10 August 2017

    08 July 2017

    Promotion of Decent Work in Rwanda’s Informal Economy Project

  18. Compliance Strategic Planning Workshop

    Strategic Compliance Planning for the Labour Inspectorate in Lesotho

  19. Swaziland Child Labour Day

    Awareness raising

  20. Evaluating Labour Market Programmes: Policy Forum & Executive Course

    As part of ILO’s partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, a Policy Forum and Executive Course on Evaluating Labour Market Programmes was offered between the 2nd and 6th of July 2017 in Amman, Jordan. The course was co-financed by the OECD Development Centre, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, GIZ and the Economic Research Forum.