News and Press releases

September 2018

  1. ILO @ 100: A year of celebration

    03 September 2018

    In 2019, the ILO will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The Centenary will be an opportunity to celebrate the ILO’s achievements and reaffirm its position as the authoritative global organization for the world of work.

August 2018

  1. Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP), Tanzania

    28 August 2018

    35 project beneficiaries from four districts in Dodoma region familiarized with ILO’s Start and Improve your Business (SIYB) packages

  2. ILO and IOM join forces to improve labour migration governance in Africa

    23 August 2018

    ILO and IOM sign a Memorandum of Understanding on effective labour migration governance in Africa.

  3. Promoting decent work opportunities for youth in rural areas of SADC countries

    23 August 2018

    Governments, employers and workers from SADC countries agree to enhance decent work for women and youth in rural areas by promoting inclusive pro-employment policies.

  4. International Labour Organization, Deputy Regional Director for Africa Visits Zambia

    22 August 2018

    The Deputy Regional Director for Africa, of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Peter Rooiji Van is visiting Lusaka from 10th to 12th November.

  5. National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) of Zambia signs Memorandum of Understanding with Seven (7) Informal Sector Associations

    22 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization witnessed the signing of MoUs between the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) and seven informal sector associations at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel in Lusaka, Zambia, on 9th August, 2018. The joint signing ceremony was to facilitate extension of social security coverage to informal sector workers.

  6. NEPAD Agency joins ILO’s Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    22 August 2018

    Developing skills and youth entrepreneurship for job creation in Africa.

  7. ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Rwanda

    21 August 2018

    ILO Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon aims to strengthen ILO-Rwanda cooperation during the International conference on youth employment which takes place in Kigali, Rwanda.

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    ILO Head for Africa on official visit to Rwanda

    17 August 2018

    The Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon will undertake a working visit from 20- 21 August 2018 to Kigali, Rwanda to take part in the International Conference on Youth Employment in the agricultural sector and strengthen ILO/Rwanda cooperation.

  9. First ILO Labour market study tour to Rwanda for key stakeholders of Mozambique

    16 August 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through its Sweden-funded project “MOZTRABALHA”, supported a study tour to Rwanda for senior executives of the employment sector in Mozambique. The aim was to benchmark and gain experience on how the East African country is operationalizing and managing the Labour Market Information System (LMIS).