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  1. Workplace Stress: a collective challenge

    28 April 2016

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work. The theme for 2016 is “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge”. Today, many workers are facing greater pressure to meet the demands of modern working life.

  2. Addressing the risk factors for work-related stress in Zambia

    28 April 2016

    On World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the ILO in Zambia recommended ten key measures to address the risk factors for work-related stress posed by today’s rapidly evolving working environment.

  3. © infradept 2016

    Why workplace stress is a collective challenge and what to do about it

    27 April 2016

    As the world marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Valentina Forastieri Senior Specialist, Occupational Health, Health Promotion and Well-being for the ILO, outlines the findings of the latest research on the impact of stress in the workplace.

  4. Tanzania and Uganda to mark the 2016 World Day for Safety and Health

    27 April 2016

    The two East-African countries are ready to nationally mark this year’s OSH campaign under the theme: “Workplace Stress: a collective challenge”.

  5. Rwanda hosts a sub-regional employment forum

    26 April 2016

    Prime Minister Anasthase Murekezi of Rwanda called for joint efforts to tackle youth unemployment in East Africa

  6. A joint monitoring visit with SIDA

    25 April 2016

    It has been only seven months since sixty women were identified as beneficiaries for the Joint Programme for Gender Equality (JPGE) from a total of 280 households in Ward 1 of Murewa District. Murewa is the fifth district to benefit from the Women’s Economic Empowerment ILO component of the JPGE programme after Chivi, Gutu, Nyanga and Mutoko.

  7. Côte d’Ivoire and the ILO to step up cooperation in the fight against child labour

    25 April 2016

    Redoubling efforts to eliminate child labour in Côte d’Ivoire by 2025.

  8. ILO and Nigeria discuss the ILO Future of work initiative

    22 April 2016

    Implementation of the Decent Work Country Program, the National employment policy and consultations around the ILO Future of work initiative were highlighted as a way forward for an efficient strategic cooperation.

  9. Tanzania kicks off dialogue on ILO “Future of Work Centenary Initiative”

    20 April 2016

    A National Forum on the Future of Work was launched in Tanzania to engage tripartite constituents on challenges and opportunities for the world of work towards the ILO’s Centenary.

  10. How to make Child Labour History in Zambia

    19 April 2016

    Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) Project launched its second phase of implementation in Zambia with a renewed commitment from stakeholders to make child labour history.

  11. Tanzania hosts a national Symposium on Youth and the Future of Work

    19 April 2016

    Tripartite constituents and partners of the ILO in Tanzania urged young men and women to be more aggressive and entrepreneurial in job creation undertakings.

  12. Ajira Yangu Business Plan Competition launched in Tanzania

    18 April 2016

    ILO, in collaboration with National Economic Empowerment Council for Tanzania, launched a new business development mentorship program for young men and women.

  13. National Forum on the Future of Work in Tanzania

    18 April 2016

    The ILO and Tanzania are organizing a tripartite forum to officially commence the Future of Work Centenary consultations in the country

  14. Ayan Ahmed: An opportunity to employment through vocational skills training

    17 April 2016

    Ayan Ahmed Hassan is one of the vocational skills training beneficiaries who did tailoring under the “Promoting Durable Solutions and Livelihoods support for IDPs in Galkayo” project.

  15. How to strategically engage fragile states in Africa

    15 April 2016

    ILO to hold its first African strategic meeting on Fragile States from 18 – 19 April, 2016 in Dakar, Senegal.

  16. High-level tripartite training workshop on social protection in Tanzania

    14 April 2016

    How to raise awareness of ILO constituents on social protection floors in Tanzania.

  17. Towards a National Assessment of HIV Workplace Programs in Nigeria

    14 April 2016

    In the framework of national efforts to provide evidence based HIV workplace response, concerned stakeholders of Nigeria met to determine the new Terms of Reference for a National Assessment of HIV Workplace Programs.

  18. ILO and National Labour Congress discuss the future of work

    14 April 2016

    For the first time in decades, the new Director of ILO Country Office, Abuja paid a courtesy visit to the President of Africa’s largest Labour Union, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) at Labour House, Abuja.

  19. South Africa’s Child Support Grant: A booster for poverty reduction

    14 April 2016

    11.7 million poor children in South Africa are now covered by the social benefit which is having a positive impact on their daily lives.

  20. Ethiopian Women’s Association in Saudi Arabia revitalise efforts to support their constituencies

    12 April 2016

    The ILO organized and successfully completed a capacity building workshop for members of Ethiopian Women’s Association in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from April 8-10, 2016.