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  1. 2017 Zambia Social Protection Week

    The Social Protection Week is a public event, that brings together Government, Social Partners, Cooperating Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Social Security institutions, Academia, Faith Based Organizations, Parliamentarians, Media and most importantly the general public to be informed, discuss and contribute to the development of Social Protection in Zambia.

  2. ILO Malawi holds training for media professionals

    28 August 2017

    Journalists in Blantyre, Malawi have been challenged to take interest in promoting a positive face of the world of work and ensure best practices are upheld when reporting.

  3. The Decent Work Academy , A 5-day study, debate and incubator

    The Decent Work Academy offers policy makers and development partners the opportunity to explore and debate present and future work challenges on the African continent. The Academy will draw on the experiences of leading international experts on labour rights, social protection, social dialogue, employment and enterprise development to share the latest global thinking on these topics. Participants will be equipped with additional know-how to meet the challenges of fast-evolving labour markets in African countries.

  4. Africa Forum Private Sector Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation

    The Zambia Green Jobs Programme (ZGJP), the Government of Zambia and the Government of Finland, in collaboration with the International Training Centre of the ILO and the ILO’s Green Centenary Initiative are pleased to announce the upcoming Africa Forum on Private Sector Inclusive Green Growth and Job Creation that will take place on 6 – 8 September 2017 in Livingstone, Zambia.

  5. Validation workshop on the Promotion of Decent Work in Rwanda’s Informal Economy

    24 August 2017

    Project to address decent work deficits in the country’s informal economy

  6. Badra Alawa, ILO DWT/CO-Cairo

    23 August 2017

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  7. Certified Apprenticeship Programme in Hotel Operations launched in Zanzibar.

    21 August 2017

    Government calls for closer collaboration and support from the Private sector

  8. ILO launches Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    In the presence of the Prime Minister of Sweden and the President of Mauritius, the ILO has launched a high-level international body to address the challenges of the rapidly transforming world of work.

  9. ILO committed to mainstreaming Gender Equality across the Organisation and Beyond

    20 August 2017

    The Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) initiated by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has pledged commitment in mainstreaming gender equality across the organisation and beyond.

  10. ILO hosts Southern African Journalist workshop dubbed Communicating Labour Rights

    20 August 2017

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has challenged the Media to take an active role in understanding Employment and labour issues as they are central to the survival of Communities and Governments.

  11. Creating decent jobs for a rapidly expanding young African labour force

    18 August 2017

    Within the next 15 years, some 375 million young people will become of working age in Africa, equivalent to the current population of Canada and the United States combined. By 2050, nearly one in three young people will be living in sub-Saharan Africa, and most of them simply cannot afford not to work.

  12. Garment and textile factories in Ethiopia strive to improve their OSH system

    18 August 2017

    With the support of ILO, Ethiopian garment factories step us to ensure a functional occupational safety and health management system.

  13. Seminar on Apprenticeship Programme to the members of The House of Representatives, Zanzibar

    16 August 2017

    40 members of The House of Representatives participated in orientation seminar on Quality Apprenticeships Programme in hospitality sector.

  14. Job search clubs run by the ILO gain momentum in Egypt

    11 August 2017

    ILO helps young Egyptian graduates and young people who have been outside the job market for some time to find work through job search clubs.

  15. Launch of the Certified Apprenticeship Programme in Hotel Operations for Zanzibar, 17 August 2017

    10 August 2017

    56 young women and men undergoing training and 15 hotels volunteered to participate in the programme

  16. 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

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. SADC Forum of Labour Dispute and Prevention Agencies

    Establishment of the SADC Forum on Dispute Prevention and Resolution