News and Press releases

August 2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

July 2019

  1. The Director-General, Nigeria National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) visits ILO Country Office, Abuja

    31 July 2019

    The NYSC Director-General paid a courtesy visit to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone to discuss deepening relations with the Federal Agency as regards youth employment and entrepreneurship development in Nigeria.

  2. Zanzibar collaborates with ILO to develop first Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme

    31 July 2019

    Zanzibar’s Vocational Training Authority (VTA) organised the workshop to develop pilot competency standards for RPL in 3 occupations

  3. ILO Director visit Luapula Province

    31 July 2019

    The ILO Director has embarked on the familiarization tour of Development Cooperation projects to meet partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries of the projects.

  4. ILO Director Presents Credentials to COMESA Secretary General

    31 July 2019

    The ILO Director has presented his credentials to COMESA Secretary General as special representative for the regional grouping.

  5. Tripartite Negotiating Forum: Reinvigorating the social contract

    30 July 2019

    Steps to institutionalise social dialogue in Zimbabwe, although small and measured, look promising as there are many positive examples from Africa to learn from. There is little reason to fail as the ILO Global Commission report: Working for a Brighter Future calls for a human-centred agenda for the future of work that reinvigorates the social contract by placing people and the work they do at the centre of socio-economic and business practices.

  6. Smart partnership in action

    30 July 2019

    The ILO, in partnership with the Government of Zimbabwe, through the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Art and Recreation completed the construction of a fruits and vegetables pack-house built with financial support by the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the Youth and Women Empowerment Project (YWEP).

  7. Artists called to express the transforming world of work in a greener Zimbabwe

    29 July 2019

    Recognising that there are jobs in the world of Art, a Competition for the Arts ‘Fast Forward: The Future of Work in a Green Economy’ was launched on 8 July ending on August 25, 2019 under the Green enterPRIZE project supported by the Government of Sweden. Shortlisted artists, who will take part in the official competition, will be announced on August 26.

  8. Fast Forward Competition for the Arts

    25 July 2019

    To celebrate its centenary, the ILO Office in Harare is pleased to announce its first Competition for the Arts. Fast Forward: The Future of Work in a Green Economy aims to boost the creative economy in Zimbabwe and spark conversations with artists about new forces that are transforming the world of work.