News and Press releases

January 2020

  1. Call for proposals to design a social media campaign entitled “Balad’na Me7tagal’ha"; translation: Our Country Needs Her/ “Masr Me7tagal’ha”; translation: Egypt Needs Her

    02 January 2020

    Your Proposal must be received by the ILO no later than 31 January 2020.

December 2019

  1. The Federal Ministry of Labour And Employment Launches Nigeria’s Future of Work Report

    19 December 2019

    The Government of Nigeria with support of the ILO launched the report of the national dialogue on the Future of Work and recommended key areas of implementation that will be beneficial to Nigeria.

  2. Co-creating better work places for micro-enterprises

    18 December 2019

    As part of efforts to facilitate the transition from the informal economy to the formal, the ILO convened a two-day meeting to co-create designs of workspaces and plans to enhance the sustainability of identified enterprises.

  3. Zimbabwe takes steps to implement new Labour Migration Policy

    18 December 2019

    There has been a growing commitment for making decent work a reality for migrant workers in Zimbabwe. This process is benefiting from technical and financial support from the ILO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  4. The focus on productivity: A workers point of view

    17 December 2019

    ILO’s SIRAYE programme on Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization launched its productivity and quality intervention pilot led by the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme. The intervention was a four month pilot programme aimed at improving productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

  5. Ministerial discussion on Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia

    09 December 2019

    The ILO hosted delegates from the German and Ethiopian governments to discuss “Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia”

  6. Initiative to facilitate the transition from informality to formality launched in Bulawayo

    06 December 2019

    The initiative is part of the Employment Promotion and Labour Market Governance Programme (2019 -2020), which in part, seeks to facilitate transition to formality in Zimbabwe.

  7. African countries commit to roadmap to shape the future of work on the continent

    06 December 2019

    The ILO's 14th Africa Regional Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, concluded with a Declaration reaffirming the need for a human-centred strategy

  8. ILO attended TICAD 7 and the Special Conference on Peace and Stability in the Sahel Region

    03 December 2019

    Summary of ILO's participation in the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) 7 Plenary Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.

  9. Guy Ryder calls on Africa to work towards a human-centred future of work

    03 December 2019

    In a speech at the opening of the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the ILO Director-General spoke of Africa’s world of work challenges and opportunities.