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  1. Launch of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Zimbabwe 2012 – 2015 and Skills II for Youth Employment and Rural Development

    14 February 2013

    On the 14th of February 2013, the ILO Country Office for Zimbabwe (CO-Harare) in collaboration with the ILO tripartite partners launched the third generation of the Decent Work Country Programme for Zimbabwe 2012-2015 and the ‘Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development’ (SKILLS II).

  2. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2013

    The World Day for Safety and Health at Work in 2013 focuses on the prevention of occupational diseases.

  3. Launch of the Decent Work Country Programme for (DWCP) Zimbabwe and the Skills Flagship programme

    12 February 2013

    The ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Services and the Social Partners, will be launching the Decent Work Country Programme for Zimbabwe (DWCP), 2012-2015 on 14 February 2013.

  4. ILO: Tougher measures needed to curb forced labour

    08 February 2013

    According to an ILO report, the need to deter would-be perpetrators is widely recognized, but more effort is needed to identify cases of forced labour and to prevent the crime.

  5. ILO and UNDP "Rethink Economic Growth" for Arab social justice

    07 February 2013

    The report examines Arab labour market trends and structures over the two decades leading up to the Arab Spring in 2011, offering insights into the underlying causes for the uprisings that have since spread from Tunisia across the Arab world.

  6. Egypt’s farmers: Sowing the seeds of an agricultural revolution

    07 February 2013

    Agriculture will be critical to future economic growth in Egypt, says the ILO – but only if the laws on farmers’ co-ops are reformed.

  7. Promotion of Decent Work in the South African Transport Sector

    From 3 to 8 February 2012, the Social and Economic Council of Flanders (SERV) is hosting a delegation of the social partners of the South African Port of Durban for a study trip to different ports in Flanders and the Netherlands. The study trip to the Netherlands is hosted by the Dutch trade union FNV. It feeds into the ILO project “Promotion of Decent Work in the South African Transport Sector” co-funded by the Flemish and Dutch governments.

  8. Strategic Management Meeting of ILO in the African Region, 4-7 February, 2013

    04 February 2013

    In recent years Africa has shown strong levels of economic growth. Projections show that the continent as a whole is expected to grow by 5 percent in 2013. African countries are among the fastest movers by global standards.

  9. Launch of the Decent Work Country Profile for Zambia, 31 January 2013

    31 January 2013

    Zambia’s progress in the development of labour market conditions and protection for workers has been enhanced by the development and launch of the Decent Work Country Profile for Zambia.

  10. ILO Partners’ Meeting: Rising to the challenge – scaling up the response to HIV and AIDS through workplace action in Africa

    The objective of the meeting will be to capitalize on successes and exchange ideas to accelerate the HIV and AIDS response through workplace and private sector action.

  11. Employment in Africa: Think agriculture!

    29 January 2013

    Why agriculture should be Africa’s top priority.

  12. Occupational Safety and Health

    22 January 2013

    in the Context of COVID-19 in Eswati

  13. Global unemployment rising again – What about Africa?

    22 January 2013

    Global unemployment rose in 2012 and could further increase in 2013 with serious implications for Africa, the International Labour Organization (ILO) warned in a new report entitled Global Employment Trends 2013.

  14. Global Employment Trends 2013: Facts and figures for Sub-Saharan Africa

    22 January 2013

  15. Global Employment Trends 2013: Facts and figures for North Africa

    22 January 2013

  16. Global Employment Trends 2013: Facts and figures by regions

    22 January 2013

  17. Ethiopian Employers Federation celebrated its 60th Anniversary, 16 January 2013

    16 January 2013

    The Ethiopian Employers Federation (EEF)celebrated its 60th Anniversary, on the 16th of January 2013, in Addis Ababa.

  18. ILO head hails signing of Tunisian social contract

    14 January 2013

    The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, witnessed the signing of a key social stability pact in Tunisia, which coincided with the two-year anniversary of the start of the Arab Spring.

  19. The ILO hands over equipment to the Ministry responsible for Youth empowerment in Zimbabwe

    10 January 2013

    The Danida funded project on Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development is being implemented in 9 provinces of the country and is yielding positive results to the disadvantaged and vulnerable young women and men in the rural and semi-urban areas of the selected districts in these provinces.

  20. Quick impact employment creation project, SIERRA LEONE

    26 December 2012

    Quick Impact Employment Creation Project (QIECP) was designed to generate rapid employment opportunities and income generating activities for youths as well as build the foundation for sustainability of the labour-based method by strengthening the capacities of private and public entities in the country to be able to implement infrastructure works by the labour-based method.