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  1. 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?”

  2. 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.

  3. 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).

  4. Third African Women’s Economic Summit

    26 July 2014

    An initiative that brings together the ILO and African leaders who can influence changes to accelerate the economic advancement of African women and their greater inclusion in the financial and business sectors.

  5. Anambra State Deputy Governor @ the ILO, calls for close collaboration to fight unemployment

    25 July 2014

    Dr. Nkem Okeke called for a close partnership with the ILO to stem the tide of unemployment in Anambra State, Nigeria.

  6. ILO to hold tripartite consultations with Malawi

    24 July 2014

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, will pay an official visit to the tripartite constituents of Malawi.

  7. Women Economic Empowerment Jubilee Expo in Zambia

    22 July 2014

    A five-day national conference to promote women’s economic empowerment through intensive training, targeted exhibitions, motivational dialogues, campaigns for mentorship and showcasing women as change agents for development.

  8. ILO calls for a job-led transformative agenda for Africa

    10 July 2014

    At the SADC Extraordinary Meeting of Ministers and Social Partners, the ILO called for strong policies to stimulate the African transformative agenda and ensure concrete action for youth employment, social protection and labour migration.

  9. Ethiopia and ILO discuss labour migration and pro-youth employment policies

    08 July 2014

    A first bilateral meeting between Aeneas C. Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa and H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia, on job creation for youth and labour migration.

  10. MPs, media and communication experts sensitized to labour standards in Rwanda

    07 July 2014

    A creative awareness-raising workshop on ILO-promoted international labour standards for Parliamentarians, journalists and institutional communicators in Rwanda.

  11. Extra-ordinary meeting of SADC Ministers and social partners responsible for employment and labour

    07 July 2014

    An Extra-Ordinary Meeting of SADC Ministers and Social Partners Responsible for Employment and Labour Sector (Employment and Labour Sector) has started in Victoria Falls 7 - 11 July 2014. The purpose of the meeting is to receive and consider drafts of the SADC Labour Migration Action Policy and Action Plan, the Employment and Labour Sector (ELS) Monitoring and Evaluation Tools, a Draft Code on TB in the Mining Sector, and the Draft SADC Youth Employment Plan.

  12. First Zambia Business Roundtable on Disability and Employment

    01 July 2014

    The ILO and the Zambian Federation of Employers are organizing a high-level roundtable to address the issue of unlocking the economic potential of people with disabilities.

  13. Public Service Co-ordinating Bargaining Council Gala dinner.

    27 June 2014

    20 years of democracy:Taking stock and moving forward.

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    ILO: Social protection helps people living with HIV keep their jobs

    27 June 2014

    New ILO study shows that social protection plays a key role in helping people living with HIV to keep their jobs and follow treatment.

  15. Sustainable Enterprises Development in Southern and Eastern Africa

    26 June 2014

    The ILO supports countries in Southern and Eastern Africa to tackle the jobs crisis with an enterprise development project portfolio of around 60 million US Dollars.

  16. President Uhuru Kenyatta meets Aeneas Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa

    25 June 2014

    H.E. President Uhuru Kenyata and Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, exchanged views and ideas at the National State House in Nairobi, Kenya.

  17. No sustainable development without green and decent employment

    25 June 2014

    The impact of green and decent jobs promoted by the ILO and its partners is essential to make the new set of global sustainable goals a reality worldwide.

  18. Better skills mean boosted profits for Somali women

    24 June 2014

    The ILO is helping women in Somaliland develop successful enterprises by providing them with the right skills.

  19. Aeneas Chuma, ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Kenya and Tanzania

    22 June 2014

    The Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, paid a working visiting from 22 – 28 June 2014 to two East-African countries to strenghten a win-win cooperation.

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