News and Press releases

January 2019

  1. ILO to facilitate better access to labour market opportunities for refugees and IDPs

    28 January 2019

    Following the recent adoption of the refugee proclamation on 17 January 2019, ILO and social partners, with representatives of ARRA and TVET agencies convened to deliberate on ways to facilitate the integration of Refugees and IDPs into their host communities.

  2. A movie about the lives of Ethiopian migrant workers launched

    25 January 2019

    Ethiopian president H.E. Sahlework Zewdie, inaugurated the launching "Sewenetwa", a movie featuring the plight of Ethiopian Migrant Workers.

  3. Training on ILO’s SIYB to Boost Agri-business in Kaduna State: Food Africa Project

    23 January 2019

    The ILO is supporting entrepreneurship development in Jere Kaduna, Nigeria using its global business management training programme “Start and Improve Your Business” (SIYB) to train entrepreneurs. The training workshop being implemented under the Food Africa Project will build business management capacity of participants and certify community trainers

  4. ILO Africa “100 Years 100 Lives”- Regional Content Creator

    21 January 2019

    The ILO in Africa is looking for a talented content creator who will be responsible for content creation of the Africa “100 Years 100 Lives” flagship publication. This role requires exceptional writing skills, a creative mindset and a results-driven attitude to showcase the impact of the work the ILO is doing to improve peoples’ lives all over the continent.

  5. Cooperatives Well Placed to Create a Viable Enterprise Model for Productivity and Income - ILO

    07 January 2019

    As part of activities under the Food Africa Project, the ILO organized a 2-week Training of Trainers Workshop using ILO’s tools and methodologies on cooperative development with a view to harnessing the potential of cooperatives to promote decent work in Agricultural value chain in Jere, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

December 2018

  1. SIRA mobile application links migrant returnees with employers

    26 December 2018

    ILO launches the SIRA mobile application to match the demand and supply of low and semi- skilled workers to the labour market in Ethiopia.

  2. Highlights of new study assessing the impact of increasing domestic processing of cocoa in Ghana on employment and job creation presented during high-level meeting

    11 December 2018

    The new study was conducted by the STRENGTHEN project, a joint ILO-European Union global initiative.

  3. Understanding the needs of migrant returnees cited as critical in the reintegration process

    07 December 2018

    ILO shared best practices and lessons learnt in the reintegration effort of migrant returnees.

  4. ILO Organises a Work Improvement In Neighbourhood Development Training for Jere Community Farmers

    06 December 2018

    As part of the ILO’s efforts to improve working conditions and livelihood of rural farmers, the ILO organized a workshop under the Food Africa Project using the ILO’s Work Improvement in Neighborhood Development (WIND) Programme to improve occupational safety and health of farmers in Jere, Kaduna State.

  5. Global Wage Report

    03 December 2018

    The latest ILO Global Wage report finds global wage growth has been weak while the gender pay gap, at about 20 per cent globally, remains unacceptably high