Welcome to the ILO Office in Harare, Zimbabwe. The ILO is the UN agency that deals with the world of work and aims to achieve decent work for all.
The ILO Country Office for Zimbabwe (ILO CO Harare) delivers on its mandate through the Zimbabwe Decent Work Country Programme (Z/DWCP)
which supports the Government of Zimbabwe and its Social Partners (Employers and Workers’ Organizations) in promoting rights at work,
harnessing decent employment opportunities, enhancing social protection and strengthening social dialogue in the world of work.
The ILO CO Harare, in close collaboration with other ILO Departments (Decent Work Team in Pretoria, Regional Office for Africa in Addis Ababa,
The International Training Centre in Turin and Headquarters in Geneva) is assisting Zimbabwe to implement programmes that address these four
- 1. Technical advisory support on policies
- 2. Technical cooperation projects and activities.
- 3. Studies and research for evidence based decisions
- 4. Capacity building initiatives
28 April 2013, ILO News
The Prevention of Occupational Diseases
In 2012 the Division of Occupational Health and Safety at the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) diagnosed 13 cases of pneumoconiosis.
By the end of April 2013, the Division had diagnosed and recorded another thirteen (13) cases of the disease
2 April 2013, ILO News
The ILO Youth Employment Programme is organizing a photo contest to shed light on youth employment issues, the challenges young
people face in the workplace as well as their power to overcome them. Zoom in for the top prize!
14 February 2013, Harare, Zimbabwe
Launch of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Zimbabwe 2012 – 2015 and Skills II for Youth Employment and Rural Development’
On the 14th of February 2013, the ILO Country Office for Zimbabwe (CO-Harare) in collaboration with the ILO tripartite partners launched
the third generation of the Decent Work Country Programme for Zimbabwe 2012-2015 and the ‘Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development’
(SKILLS II). Over 200 guests, who included the guest of honour Deputy Prime Minister, Professor Arthur G. Mutambara; the Minister of Labour
and Social Services, Hon. Paurina Mpariwa; Minister of Youth Development, Indigenisation & Empowerment, Hon. Saviour Kasukuwere;
The UN Resident Coordinator, Mr Alain Noudehou and four other Ministers responsible for Employment and Labour from the sub-region,
witnessed the event.
SKILLS II is a DANIDA funded project which is being implemented in over 9 provinces of the country. It is aimed at reducing poverty by
economically empowering disadvantaged and vulnerable young women and men in the rural and peri-urban communities of the selected provinces.
The programme, which is an expansion of the first phase, identifies viable local economic opportunities and empowers participating youth
using the TREE (Training for Rural Economic Empowerment) and AI (Informal Apprenticeship) methodologies.
10 January 2013, Harare, Zimbabwe
The ILO hands over equipment to the Ministry responsible for Youth empowerment
The Danida funded project on Skills for Youth Employment and Rural Development is being implemented in 9 provinces of the country and
is yielding positive results to the disadvantaged and vulnerable young women and men in the rural and semi-urban areas of the selected
districts in these provinces.
In the above picture, the Minister of Youth Development, Indegenisation and Empowerment, Hon. Saviour Kasukuwere, testing one of the 10 motor bikes
donated to the youths. The donated field equipment also includes 33 computers and 300 tool kits with an additional 18 bikes and an 8 tonne truck to follow.
26 October 2012, Feature
The ILO helps 25 African judges fight sex discrimination in the courts but cultural challenges remain the biggest obstacle for some.
22 October 2012, Harare, Zimbabwe
Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for Zimbabwe
The 2012 - 2015 Decent Work Country Programme for Zimbabwe was signed on 22 October 2012 in Harare.