News and Press releases

May 2019

  1. Training Workshop on Soil and Water Conservation for Road Construction Engineers, Technicians, Environmental and Social Experts in Tanzania, 06 – 17 May 2019, Iringa, Tanzania

    07 May 2019

    Targeted at mainstreaming soil erosion prevention and control in the Delivery of road infrastructure

  2. IGAD member states discuss labour migration, mobility governance and skills development

    07 May 2019

    ILO partners with IGAD and EU to validate findings of two studies on assessment of labour migration and mobility governance, and potentials of skills development for regulated labour mobility in the IGAD Region.

  3. ILO Lusaka Country Office Launches Centenary Celebrations

    03 May 2019

    The event to mark the 100 years of existence of the ILO, as well as 50 years of operation in Zambia was attended by several high ranking officials among them, cabinet ministers, permanent secretaries, ambassadors and high commissioners, donors and implementing partners.

April 2019

  1. ILO Skills-Up Certified Programme Apprentices graduate at the State University of Zanzibar

    29 April 2019

    H.E. Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar awards Programme graduate for best performance

  2. Encountering the Rivers of Stones in Chimanimani

    24 April 2019

    Tropical Cyclone Idai ravaged Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi between 14 and 15 March 2019, leaving more than 1,000 people dead and thousands missing, with homes and infrastructure completely destroyed. Whole communities have been displaced and are in great need of support at personal and communal level.

  3. ILO-Skills-Up Apprentices set to graduate in Zanzibar Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein, the President of Zanzibar to officiate at the occasion on 23 April 2019

    22 April 2019

  4. The United Republic of Tanzania ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    18 April 2019

    The United Republic of Tanzania is the 93rd ILO member State to have ratified this Convention.

  5. ILO conducts first advisory visit to factories in Addis Ababa and Hawassa

    15 April 2019

    ILO made its first advisory visit to registered factories in Addis Ababa and Hawassa to discuss with employers and workers on the key challenges of improving working conditions and productivity followed by supervisory skills training.

  6. Japan to support youth employment opportunities for refugees and host community in Mauritania

    11 April 2019

    The project aims at promoting economic self-sufficiency of refugees and peaceful coexistence with host communities through the development of employability schemes and decent jobs in infrastructure construction works.

  7. Important role for trade unions in addressing gender pay gap

    09 April 2019

    By targeting overall gender discrimination, promoting inclusive wage setting, pursuing specific gender pay equality measures and enhancing women’s representation in decision-making, trade unions can contribute effectively to addressing the gender pay gap.