News and Press releases

September 2019

  1. Tanzania Prime Minister H.E. Kassim Majaliwa officiates at ILO Centenary Celebrations: Hails the Organization for spearheading Social Justice and Decent work in the world of work

    19 September 2019

    Celebrations included the launch of the National Apprenticeship Programme and Planting of 100 trees in Dodoma, the capital city

  2. ILO, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to strengthen partnership in Africa

    12 September 2019

    New Memorandum of Understanding underscores renewed commitment to social justice, with focus on workers’ rights, labour migration, youth employment and the informal economy.

  3. Tanzania Government and partners join ILO in marking its Centenary

    12 September 2019

    The celebrations will be graced by the Prime Minister Hon Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa

  4. ILO launches a programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia

    05 September 2019

    Addis Ababa (ILO News): The ILO in collaboration with the tripartite partners; Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions, Ethiopian Employers’ Confederation and Ethiopian Industry Employers’ Confederation officially launched the programme ‘Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia’ on July 3, 2019.

August 2019


    27 August 2019

    To support the Social Protection Sector Review in Nigeria, stakeholders hold a workshop to carefully outline the strategy and method of data collection as well as redesign the data collection tools to be more country specific.

  2. Lesotho joins efforts to combat forced labour

    23 August 2019

    Lesotho has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 37th ILO member State to do so

  3. Support for the development of Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in Ghana

    15 August 2019

    ILO and partners organize capacity building workshop to support the development of skills strategies for three sectors in Ghana in alignment with Government agenda of addressing the skills mismatch of the TVET sector.

  4. Reviewing the impact of Social Protection

    13 August 2019

    The ILO, Government ministries, UN Partners, Donors, civil society and media embark on a Joint Annual Review to assess the impacts of Social Protection programmes in Zambia.

  5. ILO Director-General visits ILO entrepreneurship training at Abuja Migrant Resource Centre

    05 August 2019

    ILO Conducts Start and Improve Your Business Step Down Training for Beneficiaries of Migrant Resource Centres in Abuja, Nigeria.

  6. Youth delegates call for systematic changes to global youth employment policies

    05 August 2019

    Young leaders at the ILO Global Youth Employment Forum in Nigeria highlight need for better jobs, entrepreneurship, training and rights.