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The International Labour Organization (ILO) opened its First African Office in Nigeria in 1959; the ILO has been providing technical cooperation assistance to Nigeria and neighbouring countries. The ILO Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Gambia is located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, home to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The ILO Office in Abuja coordinates and oversees the activities undertaken in these five West African countries. The offices main objective is to work closely with ILOs constituents - Government, Employers and Workers organisations - to promote Decent Work for All.

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  • 12-21 June, Abuja, Nigeria
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    World Day Against Child Labour 2012
    This year the World Day Against Child Labour will provide a spotlight on the right of all children to be protected from child labour and from other violations of fundamental human rights. In 2010 the international community adopted a Roadmap for achieving the elimination of the worst forms of child labour by 2016, which stressed that child labour is an impediment to children’s rights and a barrier to development. World Day 2012 will highlight the work that needs to be done to make the roadmap a reality.

  • 12-21 June, Abuja, Nigeria

    Trainings/Workshops on Human Trafficking and Forced Labour for Labour Officers in Nigeria
    Under the Project on "Enhancing Cooperation to Fight Trafficking in Human Beings from Nigeria to Europe" backstopped by the International Labour Organization (ILO), this workshop aims to build capacities of some 60 Labour Officers and Inspectors to enable them identify cases of forced labour, trafficking and smuggling activities and be aware of appropriate actions to take.

  • 1-2 June, Abuja, Nigeria

    Nigeria: Mainstreaming labour based approaches in government infrastructural development
    A two-day workshop on labour-based approaches was held in Abuja, Nigeria, from 1st-2nd June 2011 under the theme: Mainstreaming Labour-Based Technology in Government Operations to develop strategies for mainstreaming these approaches in government infrastructural development in Nigeria.

  • 23 May, Abuja, Nigeria
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    Consultative Meeting on Financial Inclusion for Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria
    Abuja is hosting a shareholders consultative meeting aimed at promoting and enhancing the financial inclusion of women entrepreneurs by addressing the constraints that exclude women entrepreneurs from full participation in the financial sector and assist them to become better integrated into the mainstream economy.

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Last update: 28.05.2012