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  1. The Future of Work for Africa’s Youth

    01 November 2016

    On Africa Youth Day, the ILO calls on Member states, partners and other major stakeholders to rethink how to better prepare young men and women of the continent to the future of the World of Work.

  2. A new step towards trade union unity in Mauritius

    31 October 2016

    With the support of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV), 7 confederations will implement the trade union council platform in order to enhance trade union unity in Mauritius.

  3. 133 factory workers and managers benefit from OSH training in Ethiopia

    28 October 2016

    ILO provided training in occupational safety and health (OSH) to industries that don’t have a functional OSH system.

  4. ILO calls for strong coordination to effect the National Employment Policy of Nigeria

    27 October 2016

    Putting employment at the core of the country’s budgetary policy and integrating employment goals in the national development frameworks are essential tools to implement the NEP, says ILO.

  5. 328th Session of the Governing Body

  6. Tanzania marks the 10th year of promoting the Month of Women Entrepreneurs

    26 October 2016

    In line with ILO’s Decent Work agenda Tanzania promotes entrepreneurship during the month of women entrepreneurs.

  7. Academy on statistics and labour market analysis in Africa

    24 October 2016

    The ILO and the African Union host the first Academy on statistics and labour market analysis for French-speaking countries of Africa.

  8. Africa to host the Academy on Labour Migration

    21 October 2016

    The ILO 2016 global Academy on Labour Migration will be held from 05-09 December 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. To address the regional dimension of labour migration more effectively, the academy will take place for the first time on African soil.

  9. Entry into force of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188), imminent following ratification by Angola

    21 October 2016

    On 11 October 2016, the Government of the Republic of Angola deposited with the International Labour Office (ILO) the instrument of ratification of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

  10. Forum on Research for Economy, Innovation and Employment in Madagascar

    19 October 2016

    The Third edition of the Madagascar Forum on Research for Economy, Innovation and Employment will be held from 19-20 October 2016 at the University of Antananarivo.

  11. Uganda holds a National Dialogue on the ILO Future of Work Initiative

    19 October 2016

    Dialogue rated as key to Uganda’s development aspiration of being a middle income country and attaining the country's Vision 2040.

  12. ILO introduces an apprenticeship programme in Zanzibar

    18 October 2016

    ILO promotes job creation through developing apprenticeship programmes in Zanzibar

  13. National Dialogue on the Future of Work in Uganda

    18 October 2016

    Uganda started dialogue to influence development of commensurate policies that will steer the future of work in attaining the country's Vision 2040.

  14. ILO Chief for Africa to attend ZCTU 50th Anniversary in Zambia

    18 October 2016

    ILO will take part in Zambian Congress of Trade Unions’ (ZCTU) golden jubilee events to mark fifty years of active service in championing organised workers’ rights in Zambia.

  15. Access Bank Rwanda empowers women with entrepreneurship skills

    17 October 2016

    Access Bank Rwanda’s Women Banking, ‘W Initiative’, recently held business trainings for women. The program is a joint initiative with the Business Development Fund (BDF) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) offered to female customers interested in starting and those looking forward to improving their business.

  16. Applying international labour law to solve labour disputes in Ethiopia

    17 October 2016

    Ethiopian judges and legal educators receive advanced training on applying international labour law while handling cases of labour disputes.

  17. Academy on Rural Development: Towards Decent Work for Youth in the Rural Economy

    The ILO in partnership with FAO and UNIDO join forces in promoting decent work for youth in the Academy on Rural Development.

  18. Towards Trade Union Unity in Uganda

    12 October 2016

    With the support of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV), 42 unions adopted a resolution to enhance trade union unity in Uganda.

  19. ILO and Ghana launch STRENGTHEN

    12 October 2016

    ILO launches STRENGTHEN - “Strengthening the Impact on Employment of Sector and Trade Policies” (STRENGTHEN) in Eastern Ghana.

  20. ZGJP organises Social Protection workshop

    12 October 2016

    ZGJP is a UN joint sustainable development programme which facilitates private sector development for inclusive green growth, more and better jobs particularly for young people and women in Zambia, initially in the construction sector in Zambia.