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  1. Sierra Leone ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    31 March 2022

    Sierra Leone became the 99th Member State of the ILO to ratify the Convention.

  2. Labour Migration Trends and Statistics: A Training Module on “Labour Mobility”

    31 March 2022

  3. UN Strengthens the Capacity of Nigerian MSMEs and Manufacturers to meet the demand for quality healthcare products and Personal Protective Equipment – a COVID 19 Response Project

    31 March 2022

    The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has led to a global health emergency and economic slowdown, necessitating prevention while promoting economic activities. Using the International Labour Organization (ILO) Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) modules for business development, UN agencies in collaboration with the government of Nigeria jointly implemented a project to enhance the capacity of local MSMEs/Manufacturers to produce quality Personal Protective Equipment and other health related products. The SIYB training, jointly implemented by ILO and UN Women, has trained up to 114 MSMEs from the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.

  4. Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA) to host capacity building on Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification

    30 March 2022

    Delegates from five African countries will attend the workshop to be hosted in Zanzibar, Tanzania

  5. Launch of the Training Manual for workers’ organizations on Dealing with crisis arising from conflicts and disasters

    This panel discussion will provide an opportunity to highlight the importance of social dialogue in matters related to conflicts and disasters by insisting on the role of the ILO, its social partners, and International Labour Standards in crisis situations. It will focus on the key role that workers’ organizations have in this important field.

  6. Accel Africa in Uganda: Donor Visits Project Activities in Buikwe District

    29 March 2022

    On the 29th of March 2022 the International Labor Organization (ILO) together with the representative from the Dutch government visited one of the ACCEL projects being implemented by Nascent RDO in Buikwe District.

  7. ILO hosts training of Business Development Services trainers in Kilimanjaro

    29 March 2022

    The training aims to skill the trainers to help entrepreneurs to find innovative solutions to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. ILO SKILL UP Ghana Project Supports the implementation of Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in the Ghanaian Healthcare sector.

    29 March 2022

    The ILO and the Commission for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) facilitated a capacity building workshop to support the development of a skills strategy for the healthcare sector in Ghana.

  9. Workshop on Strategic Compliance Planning on Namibia’s Fishing Sector

    29 March 2022

    Namibia ratified ILO’s Work in the Fishing Convention, 2007 (No.188) in 2018. The Convention entered into force on 20 September 2019. A three-day workshop on ‘strategic compliance planning in the fisheries sector was held to establish a coordination mechanism as per Article 7 of the Convention.

  10. Improving access to easy and ready to use information for migrants and migrant workers returning to Nigeria

    28 March 2022

    Workers organizations in Nigeria develop an Information Guide to complement the national Standard Operating Procedures and practices around sustainable return and reintegration of migrant workers

  11. Towards improved labour migration governance in Djibouti

    25 March 2022

    Capacity building workshop, 21-23 March 2022

  12. © ILO 2022

    International Labour Organization’s Governing Body to elect new Director-General

    24 March 2022

    The election of the 11th Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will take place on Friday 25 March 2022.

  13. ILO joins the Institute of Accountancy Arusha for a mid-term evaluation of apprenticeship programmes

    24 March 2022

    The institute visited 213 apprentices at their industry attachments in two of the country's leading banking and insurance companies.

  14. A road to building the capacity of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Ethiopia

    21 March 2022

  15. Disability - Social Protection - Inclusion: Dialogue for Change

    This conference organized jointly by the ILO, UNICEF, UNPRPD, IDA and other partners will discuss country experiences in leveraging social protection for the inclusion of people with disabilities along the life cycle.

  16. ILO partners with ICEED to eliminate child labour through economic empowerment and vocation skills training for youth in Malawi

    10 March 2022

    Lilongwe, March 10, 2022 – The International Labour Organization (ILO), ACCEL Africa Malawi project and the Impact Centre for Economic Empowerment and Development (ICEED) have signed a new partnership valued at Mk376 million (circa. USD$450,000) to eliminate child labour in Malawi by implementing a technical vocational skills training program with at least 300 youths of legal working age (14 -17 years and above) and economic empowerment activities for atleast 500 men and women in the lower tiers of the tea and coffee supply chains.

  17. National Statistical Office (NSO) of Malawi partners with the International Labour Organization to survey child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee sectors

    10 March 2022

    Malawi, 10th March 2022 – The National Statistical Office of Malawi (NSO), with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the ACCEL Africa Malawi project will conduct a child labour survey in the country’s tea and coffee sectors. Data will be collected from some 1,380 households involved in tea and coffee production across the five districts of Chitipa, Mulanje, Mzimba, Ntchisi, and Thyolo.

  18. Panel discussion and launch of the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families

    This webinar will present the Guide on Extending Social Protection to Migrant Workers, Refugees, and their Families and provide an overview of the policy and administrative options that can be considered to extend social protection to migrant workers, refugees and their families. A selected number of country and regional practices will be presented that may inspire countries when engaging in legal reforms, negotiating social security agreements and designing social protection schemes.

  19. Capacity Building Workshop for Federations Provincial HIV and AIDS coordinators

    Strategic Planning session with COSATU, FEDUSA and NACTU

  20. Generating evidence and informing policy – The SCORE approach to productivity and competitiveness.

    07 March 2022

    The Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) hosted a consultative workshop with key government and private sector stakeholders following the conclusion of the 3-year implementation of SCORE programme in Ethiopia.