News and Press releases

February 2020

  1. Zimbabwe tripartite partners agree on priorities for 2020

    24 February 2020

    Senior leaders from the Government; Workers’ and Employers’ Organizations met for a two-day meeting and agreed on the priority areas of action to advance the decent work agenda in 2020.

  2. Informal economy operators in Bulawayo to benefit from ILO’s Start and Improve Your Business programme

    24 February 2020

    The ILO has trained 17 Start and Improve Your Business trainers to offer management-training services to improve the businesses operating in the informal economy.

  3. Tanzania pilots the ILO Skills Tracker

    21 February 2020

    The text messaging tool, developed with the support of the Norwegian Government, is part of ILO’s innovative approach to skills development.

  4. ILO Strengthens Capacity on Labour Market and Migration Statistics for Effective Policy Development and Implementation in Nigeria

    18 February 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) organizes a national capacity building workshop on labour statistics highlighting the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) on Labour Migration Statistics with the goal of improving labour migration statistics for formulation/implementation policies, projects and programmes to promote decent work for all.

  5. Promoting Fair and Effective Labour Migration Processes for Potential and Return Migrant Workers in Nigeria

    07 February 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Engages with Employers’ Organizations in Nigeria to enhance engagement in the area of Labour Migration in Nigeria through capacity building on the promotion of fair labour migration and its processes.

January 2020

  1. ILO builds national capacity to analyze data on child and forced labor in Africa

    29 January 2020

    The International Labour Office under its project “Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa), conducts a training on data analysis relating to child labour and forced labour for 28 participants from national statistics offices, labour ministries and regional workers and employers' organizations of the Economic Community of the West Africa States (ECOWAS) and the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) in Africa.

  2. © Bart Versteeg 2020

    Next steps to end child labour in global supply chains

    27 January 2020

    A major conference takes place this week in the Netherlands that aims to set out the next steps in ending child labour in global supply chains. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder took part in a panel discussion at the conference, which has been organized by the Dutch government in collaboration with the ILO, the Global March Against Child Labour and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

  3. Summary of the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    10 January 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

December 2019

  1. Tripartite workshop on ILO Conventions related to labour migration and mobility

    23 December 2019

  2. 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.