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  1. © Mopaw Foundation 2016

    International cooperation is essential to promote migrant domestic workers’ rights

    27 May 2016

    Sharing good practice and experience in both countries sending and receiving workers is key to improve migrant domestic workers’ rights, says Maria Elena Valenzuela, Project Coordinator, ILO Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and Their families. outlines the findings of the latest research on the impact of stress in the workplace.

  2. Strengthening the Capacity of Ethiopian Migrant Workers Association

    The ILO in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign affairs –Women Affairs Directorate General intends to support the Ethiopian MWs association in Kuwait and Qatar by building the capacity of the association by providing leadership and management, financial literacy, and life skill training to the association’s management and members.

  3. Towards the First Labour Migration Statistics Report in Africa

    26 May 2016

    Senior experts from National Statistical Institutes and Ministries of Labour will meet in Dakar from 30 May to 1 June 2016 to validate the first Report on Labour Migration Statistics in Africa.

  4. Strengthening the capacity of key labour statistics institutions in Tanzania

    25 May 2016

    The ILO is training experts from labour statistics institutions on new International Statistical Standards and key Labour Market Information Systems.

  5. Launch of a new education program to reduce child labour in agriculture in Tanzania

    25 May 2016

    Japan Tobacco International (JTI), ILO and Winrock International launched the Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE) Programme in three districts of Tabora region in Tanzania.

  6. Technical workshop on development of National Youth Entrepreneurship Policies

    24 May 2016

    Representatives from eight Commonwealth countries to meet and dialogue in Tanzania on the development of national youth entrepreneurship frameworks.

  7. ILO and social partners discuss social dialogue and mutual gains bargaining

    24 May 2016

    ILO facilitates knowledge sharing among social partners in social dialogue and collective bargaining to build sound industrial relations for sustainable development and competitiveness.

  8. Training on Entrepreneurship Development and HIV/AIDS Education in Tanzania

    23 May 2016

    500 young men and women from three regions to benefit from a roll out training on entrepreneurship and HIV/AIDS

  9. ILO at the Africa Development Bank Annual Meetings

    23 May 2016

    Aeneas Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa, is taking part in high level sessions on Jobs for Women and Young People as well as Jobs for African Youth – From Demographic Dividend to Economic Dividend.

  10. Women and Enterprises: Accelerating the Pace of Economic Growth and Social Progress

    Women in Egypt remain underrepresented in the labour market and in particular in the private sector. They had a labour force participation rate of 22.8%, with an unemployment rate of 25.0% according to statistics from ILO KILM 2015 and the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics in Egypt (CAPMAS). In this context, a rise in female employment could significantly boost growth and per capita income

  11. Zanzibar to adopt a Plan of Action to prevent labour dispute

    20 May 2016

    The ILO trained senior experts in handling national labour laws to facilitate effective labour dispute resolutions in Zanzibar.

  12. First ever Zambia Social Protection Week

    20 May 2016

    During this first of its kind weeklong event, representatives of the Zambia Green Jobs Program shared experience and best practices on how to extend social protection to workers in the informal economy.

  13. ILO to attend the 2016 COTU – K Conference in Kenya

    19 May 2016

    The ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas C. Chuma, will address Trade Unions of Kenya on 21 May 2016 in Kisumu.

  14. “These women are an example of modern day slavery”

    19 May 2016

    Twenty-one women who were lured into modern day slavery in Kuwait, were repatriated and returned to Zimbabwe to start a new life.

  15. ILO, Japan and Winrock International to launch new Child Labour project in Tanzania

    19 May 2016

    Achieving Reduction of Child Labour in Support of Education (ARISE), a targeted support program will be launched on 25 May 2016 in Morogoro, Tanzania.

  16. Tackling poverty through decent work for Africa’s sustainable development

    18 May 2016

    Economic growth has been a key driver of poverty reduction in Africa, but the lack of decent jobs needed to lift people out of poverty is hindering progress towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

  17. Regional workshop on youth employability and transitions into labour markets

    17 May 2016

    Tripartite constituents and development partners dialogue on how best to respond to youth employability and skills demand in Sub–Saharan Africa.

  18. Educated, empowered, inspired: HIV risk reduced

    16 May 2016

    A novel programme helped HIV vulnerable women in southern Africa build business to improve their lives and the wellbeing of their families.

  19. A 30-day countdown to World Day against Child Labour 2016

    12 May 2016

    The focus of the 2016 World Day against Child Labour, on 12 June 2016, will be on child labour and supply chains.

  20. Zambia National Social Protection Week 2016

    12 May 2016

    The 2016 Zambia Social Protection week will take place at the Government Complex of Lusaka and other locations from 16-20 May 2016.