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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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  • domestic workers 19 – 20 November 2014:Regional Commissiners’ Youth Employment Forum, Dodoma, Tanzania
    The Ministry of Labour and Employment (MOLE) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing a two day Regional Commissioners’ Youth Employment Forum. The annual youth employment forum is being organized to provide an opportunity for employment sector stakeholders to reflect on the prevailing key labour market issues in Tanzania, opportunities and challenges, and jointly define common strategies to address pertinent challenges affecting development of the labour market in the country.
  • 27 October – 01 November 2014: Month of Women Entrepreneurs 2014 event, Mnazi Mmoja Grounds, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    The Month of Women Entrepreneurs Committee in collaboration with the International Labor Organization (ILO) is organizing the Month of Women Entrepreneurs (MOWE 2014) at Mnazi Mmoja Grounds in Dar es Salaam, from October 27 to November 02, 2014. The event , to be officially launched on Tuesday 28 October 2014 by H.E. Dr. Mohamed Ghalib Bilal, Vice President of the United Republic of Tanzania, will involve more than 300 women entrepreneurs from Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar as well as from neighboring countries of Uganda and Kenya who will exhibit various products including – textiles, leather goods, medicinal and fruit products, detergents, woven materials and many more. The event is aimed at promoting the Decent Work Agenda, women entrepreneurs activities and entrepreneurship as a source of employment…
  • 15-17 December 2014: International Conference on Social Protection: Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth. Perspectives, Policies and Best Practices Arusha, Tanzania
    A three-day international conference on Social Protection: Building Effective and Sustainable Systems for Equitable Growth will take place on 15-17 December 2014 in Arusha, Tanzania. The conference will gather policy-makers, researchers and practitioners directly involved in the planning, design, and implementation of social protection programmes and systems, with the objective of encouraging South-South exchange of cutting-edge knowledge and best practices. The Conference intends to specifically harness this learning and use it to support Tanzania’s ongoing efforts to scale up its Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) Programme to reach all extreme poor by mid-2015, contribute to the strengthening of social protection systems including strong engagement of key social service delivery sectors, and inform the next steps of the social protection agenda in the country and the region…
  • 06 – 09 October 2014: Training on Employment Services, Morogoro, Tanzania
    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA), an institution under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, are organizing a four days training on employment services meant to broaden the understanding of key actors on the minimum standards relating to the employment services as provided in the Employment Services Convention, 1948 (No. 88) and Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181)…
  • 19th September 2014: Launch of Recognition of Prior Learning Assessment Programme in Tanzania
    The Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) in collaboration with the ILO/UN Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) - Skills Development Project will on Friday 19th September 2014 launch Recognition of Prior Learning Assessment (RPLA) programme. The launch will be officiated by the Vice President,Tanzania, H.E Dr. Mohamed Gharib Bilal at Kunduchi Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam. The event will be attended by among others, Ministers and other Senior Government Officials, representatives from various education institutions, development partners and other stakeholders. In the past three years VETA in collaboration with the ILO has been working to establish the framework that guides how skills recognition should be done. The programme targets people who mainly acquired skills through informal apprenticeships whereby their access to skills development will be expanded reaching thousands of young people whose skills are not recognized despite their competence.
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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.

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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