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  • The ILO Office for East Africa covering the countries of Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda was established in Dar es Salaam in 1962.
  • The Office implements the mandate of the ILO within the subregion, including the delivery of technical cooperation in collaboration with other ILO technical departments.

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  • A Certified Apprenticeship Programme in Hotel Operations launched in Dar es Salaam
    A certified apprenticeship programme in Hotel Operations was on 5th September 2014 launched in Dar es Salaam. The event was organised by the Tourism Confederation of Tanzania (TCT), Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) and National College of Tanzania (NCT) in collaboration with ILO/UN Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP)-Skills Development Project.
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  • domestic workers 5th September 2014: Launch of Certified Formal Apprenticeship Programme in Hotel Operations
    The Tourism Confederation of Tanzania (TCT), Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) and National College of Tanzania (NCT) in collaboration with ILO’s UNDAP-Skills Development Project will on Friday 5th September 2014 launch a Certified Apprenticeship Programme in Hotel Operations. The launch will be officiated by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Mrs. Maimuna Tarishi at Holiday Inn Hotel, Dar es Salaam. The event will be attended by among others, representatives from the government, development partners and stakeholders of the tourism and hotel sector. The launch of the programme is a result of a two year effort of TCT&HAT in collaboration with National College of Tourism to develop the programme with Technical and Financial support from International Labour organization (ILO).
  • Women benefit from Exhibition and Marketing Skills Training
    The ILO through its Women Entrepreneurship Development and Economic Empowerment project supported Women Entrepreneurs Association (WEA), Tanzania) to reach out 35 Women Entrepreneurs through Improve your Marketing and Exhibition skills (IYES) training. The training was organized to enhance the capacity of women entrepreneurs to improve their exhibition skills including marketing, customer services and communication skills.
  • domestic workers Tanzania Women Enterprenuars Association to benifit from The Network of African Business Women (NABW)
    The ILO hosted seventy representatives of fifteen Women Entrepreneurs' Associations (WEAs) from across Tanzania on August 26, 2014 to discuss the establishment of the Tanzania Chapter of the Network of African Business Women (NABW). The event was graced by Her Excellency Graça Machel, founder and Chair of the Graça Machel Trust.
  • 26-27 June 2014 – ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa mission to Tanzania
    The ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Mr. Aeneas C. Chuma paid official visit to Tanzania from 26 to 27 June 2014 to familiarise with the ILO support to the government and people of Tanzania. Mr. Chuma was involved in various activities including the launch of the popular version of labour laws for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMES) in Mainland Tanzania and handing over of ICT equipment to Tanzania government’s Employment Services Agency (TaESA). He also met Senior Government officials and social partners from Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar. The Regional director in various occasions reiterated youth employment, social protection, Labour Migration and Fragile States as key areas in Africa that need purposeful action.
  • 26 - 27 May 2014: Refresher training on the SIYB e-learning platform and mobile learning strategy
    17 SIYB trainers from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda gathered in Kampala on 26 and 27 May 2014 to learn more about Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) e-learning and mobile learning. Todate 25 trainers from each country have been trained on the platform and the Youth Entrepreneurship Facility Programme (YEF) aims at reaching out to minimum 2,000 youth per country by the end of 2014 through this platform.
  • domestic workers 22 – 28 June 2014: ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa mission to East Africa
    The ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Mr. Aeneas C. Chuma will be visiting Kenya and Tanzania from 22 to 28 June 2014. The Regional Director will participate in the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, where he will be one of the panellists at a side event organized by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety “Green and Decent Jobs – an Important Part of the Sustainable Development Goals” on 25 June 2014. Mr. Chuma, who assumed his current post in March this year will also meet senior officials from the ILO constituents – government, employers’ and workers’ organisations for a briefing on the implementation of the ILO Decent Work Agenda in the subregion.
  • 12 June 2014: World Day Against Child Labour 2014, Tanga, Tanzania.
    This year (2014), World Day Against Child Labour draws attention to the role of social protection in keeping children out of child labour and removing them from it. In commemorating this year’s World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL), the Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE), in collaboration with ILO, social partners, International Rescue Committee’s WEKEZA project, NGOs and other stakeholders is organizing a series of events in Tanga on 12 June 2014 to raise general public awareness and sensitization towards combating all worst forms of child labour in Tanzania. On this day, the ILO Red Card to Child Labour Campaign will also officially be launched. ...

Ongoing

    25 - 29 March, 2013: Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Training workshop on Labour Market Information and Analysis, Visitors Inn, Zanzibar (pdf file 300Kb)
    The ILO through the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) is organizing a five days training workshop from 25th to 29th March, 2013 in Zanzibar, as part of efforts to support capacity building of Ministries, Departments and Authorities (MDAs) in Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar on Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS). The workshop is aimed at enhancing quality and hence the impact of national employment and training policies through the incorporation of useful Labour Market Information (LMI) in the policy planning and formulation. The training is expected to help participants gain knowledge on ways and means of collecting, analyzing, interpreting and disseminating labour market information.
  • 04 - 07 March 2013: Tanga, Tanzania
    High Level Tripartite workshop on Social Dialogue and colective Bargaining (pdf file 93Kb)
    The International Labour Organization (ILO) through the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) will conduct a training workshop on Social Dialogue and Collective Bargaining for its tripartite partners - Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA), Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE) and the Government i.e. the Ministry of Labour and Employment, President’s Office -Public Service Management. The objectives of the workshop, among others, are to familiarize the high level tripartite delegates with ILO principles and standards on social dialogue and their importance in promoting industrial relations in Tanzania and impart to them knowledge on organisational rights and the procedure of exercising them.

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Decent Work Country Profile Tanzania (Mainland) (pdf file 846Kb)
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