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  1. Tea-Triangular: Kenya, Malawi and Uganda tripartite stakeholders and tea supply chain representatives share knowledge to combat child labour in the tea supply chain.

    22 February 2024

    Key stakeholders from Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda have joined forces to address the critical issue of child labour within the tea industry.

  2. Tackling water woes: ILO’s vocational training success in Kenya

    21 February 2024

    With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.

  3. Coordination with the Limpopo Department of Public Works Roads and Infrastructure

    16 February 2024

    Planning session

  4. ACCEL Africa leads transformative M&E training in Entebbe to combat child labour

    14 February 2024

    The event was marked by robust participation from project implementers, government officials, and SCO partners, all focused on enhancing their skills in applying the Results-Based Management (RBM) methodology, within the project and for their own organizations.

  5. Kenyan Judges Trained on the International Labour Standards

    12 February 2024

    Kenyan judges were trained in International Labour Standards by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO), and the ILO Labour Law and Reform Unit (LABOURLAW), collaborating with the Kenya Judiciary Academy (KJA).

  6. ILO empowers microfinance staff to promote financial literacy among hosts and refugees

    12 February 2024

    The cadre of trainers trained on ILO's renowned financial education curriculum will strengthen the capacity of financial service providers to educate hosts and refugees and improve their access to financial services.

  7. ILO forges alliance to unlock opportunities through digital innovation in Kenya

    08 February 2024

    The ILO PROSPECTS programme facilitated an agreement between Learning Lions and Humans in the Loop, creating pathways for young people from host and refugee communities in Kenya to access opportunities in the digital economy.

  8. ILO and Shabelle Bank pilot innovative product for financial inclusion of hosts and forcibly displaced in Ethiopia

    06 February 2024

  9. ILO drives the inclusion of hosts and refugees in Ethiopia's digital economy

    02 February 2024

    The agreements signed between International Labour Organization and Ethiopian government authorities will promote employment and policy solutions for inclusion of hosts and refugees in country's expanding digital economy.

  10. ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa on official visit to The United Republic of Tanzania

    01 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa is expected to visit the United Republic of Tanzania from Wednesday 6 February to Friday 9 February 2024.

  11. Persons with disabilities in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions and the workplace: A situational analysis

    31 January 2024

    Since 2021, the ILO and UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa has been implementing a joint project aimed at ‘reasonable accommodation' for persons with disabilities in TVET institutions and workplaces. Among several interventions, a situational analysis was conducted in Zimbabwe to assess the extent of marginalization and discrimination of persons with disabilities in these two spaces.

  12. Highlighting the progress and challenges encountered by cocoa producing communities in Ivory Coast as part of an ACCEL Africa monitoring mission

    31 January 2024

  13. Accelerating the elimination of child labour in Africa: Key takeaways from the county stakeholders forums in Kenya

    31 January 2024

    Key objectives of the forums included the establishment of contacts with government officials and stakeholders, identification of child labour challenges specific to the coffee and tea sectors, and the development of coordinated mechanisms for implementing project work plans at the county level.

  14. Interregional Knowledge and Experience Sharing Forum on Labour, Employment and Labour Migration Concluded

    31 January 2024

    Forum aims at promoting South to South Cooperation and foster inter-regional coordination, on thematic areas of labour migration and child labour.

  15. MRC Implementation Agreement Signing and Motorbike's Handover Ceremony

    31 January 2024

    The ILO, through the BRMM programme, is collaborating with the Government of South Sudan to establish the first MRC in Juba, aiming to provide accurate information and timely support to potential migrants, returnees, and their families, fostering informed decision-making.

  16. ILO and C.I.PRE.S join forces to accelerate social protection coverage in Africa

    30 January 2024

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa and the C.I.PRE.S. have signed an agreement to cooperate and share their expertise in increasing social protection coverage in Africa.

  17. ILO and AFDB target small-scale dairy farmers in Umguza

    29 January 2024

    The Umguza Dairy Hub, when fully operational, holds the potential of transforming the lives and livelihoods of the targeted young people. It will give them new hope and new purpose for their community and for the future.

  18. A step forward in measuring the impact and combating child labour with the national workshop on results-based monitoring in Mali

    24 January 2024

    This workshop, which took place from January 22 to 24, 2024, marked an important step forward in the implementation of innovative monitoring and evaluation strategies, crucial for assessing the effectiveness of ACCEL Africa project interventions against work children in the cotton and orphanage sectors.

  19. Combating child labour in Malawi: A collaborative field visit to Thyolo's tea estates

    19 January 2024

    The primary objectives of this visit were to reinforce adherence to labour standards, bolster ongoing support from the private sector, and improve collaboration among stakeholders in promoting social justice and decent work conditions, which includes the crucial goal of eradicating child labour in the tea industry.

  20. ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook

    19 January 2024

    The ILO's latest published report