News and Press releases

July 2019

  1. ILO hosts UNCT Meeting

    04 July 2019

    The ILO Lusaka Country Office hosted the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) meeting.

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

    03 July 2019

  3. ILO and UNDP host youth and women economic empowerment training in Kigoma

    03 July 2019

    The programme focuses on building the business literacy of 289 beneficiaries of which 85% are women.

  4. The ILO Apprenticeship Programme focuses on Arusha and Zanzibar trainers in Tanzania

    03 July 2019

    Over 110 hotel supervisors and trainers coached on using Apprenticeship tools

June 2019

  1. Launch of Peace Building Fund Project in Gbarnga, Bong County- Liberia

    28 June 2019

    ILO in partnership with FAO and WFP with the Government of Liberia launch the peace building fund project to address two interlinked and interrelated causes of conflicts- Insufficient participation of youth in local dispute resolution; and Lack of youth employment and livelihood opportunities.

  2. ILO to launch a programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia

    26 June 2019

    ILO is to host a launching event for the programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia.

  3. Future of trade unions depends on organizing the informal economy

    20 June 2019

    A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.

  4. ILO and GIZ Launch Business Management Training In Abuja, Nigeria, to Support Employment Prospects of Potential and Return Migrants In Nigeria and Ghana

    14 June 2019

    To promote income earning and employment opportunities among potential and returning migrants, the ILO in collaboration with GIZ organized a two-week Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) training for staff of migration and employment resource centres in Nigeria and Ghana.

  5. Mauritius ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183)

    14 June 2019

  6. ILO Supports SME Development for Women in Nigeria with Training of Trainers Workshop on Improving Exhibition Skills

    13 June 2019

    ILO organises a Training of Trainers workshop on “Improve Your Exhibition Skills” (IYES) to build the capacity of Business Development Services providers supporting female and rural entrepreneurs to successfully organize and participate in trade fairs and exhibitions.