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  1. Launch of the "Red Card to Child Labour Campaign" in Egypt

    09 November 2014

    In collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower and Migration (MoMM), ILO Cairo will launch the "Red Card to Child Labour Campaign in Egypt" on Monday, 10 November 2014.

  2. National Consultative Workshop on the Development of a National Social Protection Policy

    07 November 2014

    The workshop was organised to afford the wider community of stakeholders interested and working on social protection initiatives to provide inputs and develop the framework for elaborating the policy document. The workshop was officially opened by the Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Hon. Tongai Muzenda.

  3. Trainers master class in ILO social enterprise development tools

    07 November 2014

    A first phase of the Government of Flanders funded PPPSE project trained trainers in social enterprise development tools, mainly from KwaZulu Natal’s Coastal College.

  4. Skills are not in the hearing but in the hands

    06 November 2014

    ….says a nineteen year hearing impaired young man, as he recounted his story to the Danish Minister of Trade and International Cooperation, Morgen Jensen and the members of the Danida Grants Committee when they toured the Glenview Complex in Harare.

  5. Danish Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation tours Skills for Youth Employment project in Harare

    06 November 2014

    The Danish Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, Honourable Mogen Jensen toured an ILO “Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development” project at the Glenview Complex under Highfield District in Harare Province.

  6. Learnership programme for Namibia Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare officials

    04 November 2014

    Building relations with Social Partners.

  7. Improving productivity, sustainability and job quality in Tourism SMEs in South Africa

    02 November 2014

  8. 322nd session of the ILO Governing Body

    30 October 2014

  9. Confronting challenges on social protection coverage in the saw milling industry.

    28 October 2014

    The saw milling industry is Zambia faces several limitations, challenges and gaps in the provision of social protection for its workers. The sector is characterised by irregular employment contracts which is exacerbated by irregularity of income among workers.

  10. Getting to Zero at Work and VCT Campaign in Iringa, Mbeya and Njombe Regions

    27 October 2014

    The ILO HIV and AIDS at workplace programme in collaboration with the President Office, Public Service Management (POPSM), the Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE) and TACAIDS is organizing a series of VCT activities in Njombe, Iringa and Mbeya Regions until December 2014.

  11. Training on Employment Services.

    27 October 2014

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA), an institution under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, are organizing a four days training on employment services meant to broaden the understanding of key actors on the minimum standards relating to the employment services as provided in the Employment Services Convention, 1948 (No. 88) and Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181)

  12. Month of Women Entrepreneurs 2014.

    27 October 2014

    Month of Women Entrepreneurs 2014 event will be officially launched on Tuesday 28 October 2014 by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Ghalib Bilal, Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, will involve more than 300 women entrepreneurs from Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar as well as from neighboring countries of Uganda and Kenya who will exhibit various products including – textiles, leather goods, medicinal and fruit products, detergents, woven materials and many more.

  13. Thinking out of the box: A serial entrepreneur in South Africa

    24 October 2014

    An ILO initiative in the South African Free State province encourages young entrepreneurs to come up with innovative ideas as a way of helping them set up successful businesses.

  14. Workshops on "Improving the governance of labour migration and the protection of migrant workers’ rights in Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Egypt"

    23 October 2014

    In the framework of the project “Improving the governance of labour migration and the protection of migrant workers’ rights in Tunisia, Morocco, Libya and Egypt”, ILO Tunis organized a series of three training workshops from 25 August to 5 September 2014.

  15. Trade union unity and principles of freedom of association in Eastern Africa

    23 October 2014

    Freedom of association refers to the right of workers and employers to create and join organizations of their choice freely and without fear of reprisal or interference. This includes the right to establish and affiliate to confederations and international organizations. Linked to freedom of association is the right to collective bargaining, which allows workers to negotiate their working conditions freely with their employers.

  16. The Power of positive thinking

    23 October 2014

    The International Labour Organisatiuon (ILO)’s Project on Economic Empowerment & HIV Vulnerability Reduction is supporting women and men vulnerable to HIV in Beitbridge.

  17. Labour Migration Management: Training of trainers

    23 October 2014

    The ILO and the Ethiopian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs are jointly organizing a training of trainers on Labour Migration Management for technical experts at Federal and Regional levels.

  18. ILO to Launch Maternity Protection documentary film in Mozambique

    22 October 2014

    Working mothers are often trapped in a ‘double burden’ experience. A situation that presents numerous challenges. The film explores the double burden faced by Mozambican women, as mothers and workers.

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    Maternity leave: Women's survival vs. family responsibilities in Rwanda

    22 October 2014

    Most women make a choice between their own survival and family responsibilities. This is where the ILO Convention on maternity protection comes in.

  20. Pro-Poor Sustainable Growth and Economic Development: a ZUNDAF Priority

    21 October 2014

    The UN in Zimbabwe has been supporting the Government and other stakeholders to promote pro-poor, sustainable growth and economic development.