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Events and meetings
- 24-27 September 2012:
The Youth Employment Network (YEN) is organizing its fifth annual Evaluation Clinic from 24th to 27th September 2012 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. The Clinic with the theme “Youth Entrepreneurship” will provide a venue for evaluation specialists to collaborate with youth entrepreneurship project teams for the development of impact evaluations plans. The 3.5 day event will include a series of interactive “consultation” sessions, lectures from renowned evaluation experts, and the launch of a series of cutting edge impact evaluations. Collaborating with YEN on the delivery of the Clinic include the International Impact Evaluation Initiative (3ie), BRAC Uganda, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) Africa.
Evaluation Clinic: Youth Entrepreneurship in East Africa Dar es salaam, Tanzania.(pdf file 528Kb)
- 13 – 17 August 2012
Training on scaling up mainstreaming of employment and Decent Work (DW) outcomes in the national development plans and budgets, Kibaha, Coast Region, Tanzania(pdf file 227kb)
The Ministry of Labour and Employment, Tanzania in collaboration with the ILO Country Office, Dar es Salaam, conducted a training workshop in Kibaha, Coast Region, as part of scaling up the initiative of mainstreaming employment and DW outcomes in the national development plans and budgets. The training brought together a total of 30 participants.
- 15 – 18 August 2012:
Entrepreneurship Education Planning Retreat, Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro.(pdf file 329kb)
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is supporting the United Republic of Tanzania to strengthen the introduction and delivery of Entrepreneurship Education in formal and non-formal education systems. The Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MEVT) in collaboration with the ILO is organizing a retreat to be held in Morogoro from 15th to 18th August 2012 meant to ensure that the ILO/Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (ILO/YEF) supported entrepreneurship education plans for Tanzania are implemented as anticipated.
- 27 July 2012
New Initiative Launched to Provide Jobs for Youth in Kenya; youth to be trained on road construction and maintenance using new technologies. Nairobi, Kenya(pdf file 194kb)
The International Labour Organisation (ILO), the Government of Japan and the Government of Kenya on 27th July 2012 jointly launched a new project aimed at addressing the escalating youth unemployment in Kenya while improving rural and urban road infrastructure. The Youth Employment for Sustainable Development Project (YESD) will empower youth with skills to participate in rehabilitation and maintenance of roads by using cheaper yet effective techniques known as “Cobblestone Paving” and “Do-nou”. The YESD will initially be implemented in Nairobi, Rift Valley and North Eastern with gradual expansion nationwide. By creating employment for young people, it ensures that incidences of crime that result from idleness among majority of the youthful population will be reduced.
- 07-11 May 2012: Nairobi, Kenya.
The course aims at providing training to OHS for construction workers and employers, including: Health and Safety for Workers, Managing Safety, Legal Framework and Implementation and Basic Workers Right
Technical course on OHS in construction in Kenya for Workers and Employers
- 10-11 May 2012:, Nairobi, Kenya
A Sub-regional workshop on construction for East Africa, will be held at Safari Club Hotel. Nairobi from 10 to 11 May 2012 and will involve participants from Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania. The meeting focusing on the countries of the East African Community will discuss an integrated approach to social dialogue, national sector policy development and capacity building. The meeting will bring together public-sector and private-sector clients, contractors, industry professionals, labour inspectors and trade unions to discuss the main challenges of the sector and build up joint proposals for promoting decent work in the construction industry.
Workshop on the Construction Industry in East Africa
- 14 - 16 May 2012: Dar es salaam, Tanzania
Sub-Regional Workshop for Selected African Countries: Improving Safety and Health in Mining. (pdf file 268Kb)
The workshop will be attended by 33 participants drawn from Governments, Employers’ and Workers’ Organizations from Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Zambia and will be facilitated by ILO Headquarters and ILO-DWT Pretoria. The workshop aims to increase understanding on how safety and health can be improved in mining through enhancing risk management and addressing issues such as silicosis; encouraging cooperation among governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations and assistance to Member States in the effective implementation of related international labour standards and tools for the sustainable growth and well-being in the sector.
- 8th March.
International Women’s Day.
- 1st February - 3rd February : Arusha, Tanzania
East African Trade Union Confederation (EATUC) Planning meeting and Summit.
- 4th February - 5th February :, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
National Organization of Trade Unions/Confederation of Free Trade Unions (NOTU-COFTU) Leadership Forum.
- 14 February 2012: Zanzibar, Tanzania
UNDAP Training for Ministry of Labour Economic Empowerment and Cooperatives middle managers.
- 15 February 2012: Zanzibar, Tanzania
Key Stakeholders meeting.The stakeholders meeting is meant to deliberate on the targeted activities of the year 2012, prioritize outcomes and dialogue on ways to improve the effectiveness of implemented programmes.
- 15 - 16 February 2012: Dar es salaamr, Tanzania
Stakeholder Consultation on Draft Rules for the Essential Services Committee, ILO Office, Dar-es-salaam