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  1. 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.

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

    27 June 2014

    20 years of democracy:Taking stock and moving forward.

  3. © Johan Ordonez / AFP 2014
    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 2014 enterPRIZE Job Creation Challenge Award Ceremony

    19 June 2014

    'The Free State SME Development Initiative held the award ceremony for the 2014 enterPRIZE Job Creation Challenge on the 19 June 2014 at Ilanga Estate in Bloemfontein.

  10. Moving forward the social economy agenda in South Africa

    18 June 2014

    The NEDLAC Decent Work Committee and the ILO are jointly working on the Social Economy Project for more and better sustainable enterprises.

  11. Africa to chair the ILO Governing Body for 2014-2015

    13 June 2014

    Angola’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Apolinario Jorge Correia, will head the International Labour Organization’s executive body for one year.

  12. ILO moves the discussion on the informal economy one step forward

    12 June 2014

    The International Labour Conference completed a first overview of a reality that impacts 40 per cent of the global workforce.

  13. Social protection essential to help eradicate child labour

    12 June 2014

    The ILO calls on governments to step up their efforts to extend social protection in order to help keep children out of child labour

  14. Informal economy: Challenges and opportunities for Unions in Africa

    11 June 2014

    Decent work deficits in the informal economy in Africa are strong obstacles to inclusive growth and the transition to formality.

  15. © Shah Marai / AFP 2014
    ILO adopts new Protocol to tackle modern forms of forced labour

    11 June 2014

    A new legally binding ILO Protocol on Forced Labour aims to advance prevention, protection and compensation measures, as well as to intensify efforts to eliminate contemporary forms of slavery.

  16. PAGE Initiative launched in Burkina Faso and Senegal

    10 June 2014

    The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) was launched by ILO , UNDP, UNEP, UNIDO and UNITAR to support national efforts to transition to greener economies.

  17. ILO and Nigeria sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation

    09 June 2014

    The International Training Centre of the ILO and the Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS) of Nigeria signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation and coordination in capacity building, training and research.

  18. Comoros ratifies the Tripartite Consultation Convention (No. 144)

    09 June 2014

    The Government of Comoros deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Tripartite Consultation Convention (No. 144).

  19. ILO and Nigeria sign a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen cooperation

    09 June 2014

    The International Training Centre of the ILO and the Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS) of Nigeria signed a new Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation and coordination in capacity building, training and research.

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