News and Press releases

December 2023

  1. Ethiopia’s 100th anniversary of ILO membership celebrated

    04 December 2023

    Ethiopia’s 100th anniversary of International Labour Organization (ILO) membership celebrated with a National Labour Conference in Addis Ababa.

  2. MENA region could create 10 million new jobs by 2050 through decarbonization and green industrial growth

    03 December 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) unveil at COP28 the first ever study on scenarios for strong industrial and climate development policies in the Middle East and North Africa region.

November 2023

  1. The Netherlands commits to further support for ILO’s work on forced displacement

    30 November 2023

    PROSPECTS Partnership enters second phase with the new agreement signed between the Netherlands and the ILO

  2. CO-Harare has a new Director

    26 November 2023

    The ILO is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Philile Masuku as the new Director of the Country Office for Zimbabwe and Namibia.

  3. The Youth Network Committee in Ethiopia ensure youth-responsive implementation of PROSPECTS activities

    24 November 2023

    The committee met for their third quarterly review meeting, visited an urban refugee settlement and learned about monitoring and evaluation techniques to support Advancing Meaningful Youth Engagement initiative of the ILO PROSPECTS programme.

  4. Protecting mining workers’ safety and health through South-South Cooperation between ILO, China and Zambia

    22 November 2023

    The ILO, Ministry of Emergency Management of China and key stakeholders in Zambia joined hands in making a contribution towards protecting mining workers’ safe and health in Zambia through a South-South Cooperation Programme on building the capacity of mining companies.

  5. ILO and ECOWAS Strengthen Collaboration to Combat Child Labour and Promote Free Movement of Persons in the Region.

    20 November 2023

    In a recent meeting at the Social Affairs Division of the Department of Human Development and Social Affairs in ECOWAS, Abuja, The Commissioner, Prof Fatou Sow Sarr expressed gratitude for the enduring partnership between ECOWAS and the International Labour Organization (ILO), emphasizing their joint commitment to promoting Decent work across the region, especially in eradicating child labour, forced labour, and human trafficking. The visit aimed to fortify the ongoing collaboration between both entities.

  6. Tiny but mighty voices against child labour in cobalt mining

    20 November 2023

    Children in mining areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) expressed in artistic forms to their communities the child labour-free future they want through the ILO Supporting Children's Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media (SCREAM) training provided by the 8.7 Accelerator Lab Project.

  7. Entrepreneurship Training for Unemployed Youth and Business Owners

    15 November 2023

    Upskilling the Automotive Industry

  8. Entrepreneurship Training for Unemployed Youth and Business Owners

    15 November 2023

    Upskilling the Automotive Industry

  9. Enterprises registration procedures and transformation steps to the formal sector

    14 November 2023

    A workshop organized by the Federation of Egyptian Industries and an ILO- EU project focused on company registration procedures in Egypt.