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  1. Plan to maximise Job Creation through EPWP

    KZN Draft Plan

  2. Inclusive growth and productive employment in Zambia

    16 June 2017

    Lusaka (ILO News): The International Labour Organization (ILO) in conjunction with the World Bank (WB) Group in Zambia hosted a dissemination event carrying the theme: Let’s Work Partnership in Zambia, which highlighted a Jobs Diagnostic on Zambia.

  3. President Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius advocates better future for women at work

    15 June 2017

    President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, the first woman President of Mauritius, urged African Member States to eliminate gender inequality and empower women to boost the continent’s development potential through innovative policies that facilitate women’s integration in the workforce.

  4. Marking the International Domestic workers Day June 16th 2017 in Tanzania

    15 June 2017

    More than 70 representatives to adopt a joint action plan to advance ratification of ILO convention 189 on Decent work for domestic workers

  5. Specialists meet to develop Labour Migration Policy Framework for East Africa

    15 June 2017

    Partner States to smoothen movement of labour and harmonize labour policies, programmes and legislation as required by the EAC’s Common Market Protocol (CMP)

  6. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    The theme of this edition is: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach". Participants will discuss the role and contribution of employment-intensive approaches in achieving the SDG outcomes mainly focussing on building national capacities for employment creation, expanding employment-based social protection floor and conserving the environment - including addressing climate change and its adverse effects.

  7. Women in Chaseyama venture into value addition

    15 June 2017

    FOR 37-year old Janet Mutanda, beekeeping has run in her family for generations but she never considered it a trade that she could venture in, to fend for her family. This has been the case with many Zimbabwean beekeepers that manage beehives to pass time and rely on roadside marketing of honey to supplement their incomes. Farmers fail to realise the potential in the lucrative apiculture (beekeeping) business, for both the local and export markets.

  8. ILO to partner with Nigerian with senate in elimination of child labour

    12 June 2017

    ILO CO-Abuja Director, Mr. Dennis Zulu, meets with the Nigerian Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, as part of the activities held to mark the 2017 World Day Against Child Labour in Nigeria to discuss tackling Child Labour in Nigeria.

  9. ILO Supports Review of Monitoring Tool for the National Action Plan for The Elimination Of Child Labour In Nigeria.

    12 June 2017

    The ILO Supports Technical Review of Reporting Template for Elimination of Child Labour by the Nigerian National Steering Committee on Child Labour (NSCCL) in Commemoration of 2017 World Day Against Child Labour.

  10. ILO and Government of Ghana Are Committed to Fighting Child Labour

    12 June 2017

    In commemoration of 2017 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL), ILO supports Government of Ghana in organising Stakeholder Forum to Discuss Child Labour Interventions in Ghana, collaboration and resource mobilization for the recently validated Ghana National Action Plan on the Elimination of Child Labour 2017-2020.

  11. ILO Director General holds a meeting with the Ugandan Delegation to the ILC 2017 Conference

    10 June 2017

    The delegation commended the DG and the ILO for extending technical and financial support to Uganda.

  12. ILO Youth programme beneficiary excels as IT services provider

    07 June 2017

    Inspires other youth and dreams to grow and emerge as among the leading IT companies in Tanzania.

  13. The Achieving Reduction of child labour in Support of Education (ARISE) project in Tabora, Tanzania

    07 June 2017

    District and ward authorities come together to combat child labour in tobacco farms

  14. Zambia National Social Protection Policy

    06 June 2017

    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. The translations have been undertaken in the framework of the GRZ UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Zambia as a measure to increase awareness of the National Social Protection Policy and the rights of persons with disabilities and as examples of providing information in an accessible format.

  15. National Policies on Disability Easy Read versions

    06 June 2017

  16. ILO joins in commemorating the “World Day Against Child Labour”

    06 June 2017

    ILO News (Lusaka): The International Labor organization (ILO) joins the rest of the world in commemorating World day Against Child Labour. On this day the plight of children caught up in conflicts and disasters, and those who are at particular risk of child labour are highlighted. Solutions to curb the predicament are shared and implemented by governments, employers and workers organizations, civil society, as well as millions of people from around the world.

  17. African Regional Meeting on Labour Statistics concludes in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    06 June 2017

    Delegates emphasise on harmonised approach in data production, analysis and dissemination in order to foster coherence in statistical methodologies and practices in the region

  18. Turning Zambia’s trash into employment opportunities

    06 June 2017

    Zambia is turning waste management into employment generating schemes.

  19. A Greener future will not be decent by definition, but by Design- ILO Director General

    06 June 2017

    Climate change occurs as a result of human activity which for the most part, is work or work-related. The working poor, the self-employed and those in informal, seasonal and casual work who often lack adequate social protection and have limited alternarive income opportunities, are highly dependant on climate sensitive resources such as water and food supplies.

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

    06 June 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. The translations have been undertaken in the framework of the GRZ UN Joint Programme on Social Protection in Zambia as a measure to increase awareness of the National Social Protection Policy and the rights of persons with disabilities and as examples of providing information in an accessible format.