What's new

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Curating a vision with young African entrepreneurs

    12 December 2018

    How can young people be involved in creating a future of work that is decent, equitable and bright? This November I was fortunate enough to take part in an event with this mandate at its heart.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. New fruit and vegetable pack house set to arrest post-harvest losses

    02 December 2018

    The people of Mutoko District, north of Harare, well known for their expertise in horticulture production, have repeatedly suffered loss of both produce and related income due to long distances to lucrative markets and limited access to effective transport.

  9. The ILO Welcomes Liberia’s Commitment to Harmonizing Labour Laws as a means of Achieving Decent Work

    19 November 2018

    The Liberian government with support from the ILO is working towards harmonizing existing labour laws and regulations, to this end a national labour conference was convened in November 2018 to harmonize the provisions of labour laws regulations.

  10. Bilateral labour agreement negotiation

    14 November 2018

    ILO and Ethiopian government helped build the capacity of government officials in negotiating bilateral negotiations.

  11. © Robert Harding Heritage/AFP 2019

    Decent Jobs for Youth partners take action on youth entrepreneurship in West Africa

    13 November 2018

    As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, partners of the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth bring together over 200 key stakeholders at the Youth Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment (YES) Forum in Dakar, Senegal, to accelerate support for young entrepreneurs.

  12. ILO Supports the Review of Nigerian Youth Employment Action Plan as Government commits to Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    08 November 2018

    In an effort to mitigate the youth employment challenge and provide opportunities for economic engagement, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, with support from the ILO, organized a multi-stakeholder meeting in Abuja to consult on the revision of the Nigerian Youth Employment Action Plan (NIYEAP) and present the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth in Nigeria.

  13. Liberian Government Commends ILO’s Support in the fight against Trafficking In-Persons

    08 November 2018

    Following the need to enhance the knowledge of the National Focal Persons (NFPs) on issues of forced labour, trafficking for labour exploitation and child labour, the International Labour Organization’s project, “Support Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa” (FMM) organized a four-day step-down capacity building workshop for stakeholders in Liberia.

  14. ILO, Ministry of Labour Tanzania delegation discusses the Country’s Decent Work Programme

    07 November 2018

    Minister emphasizes on strengthened collaboration in the implementation of the Decent work Agenda

  15. UN Joint Programme on HIV and AIDS, Tanzania

    07 November 2018

    Training of Youth on Entrepreneurship and HIV/AIDS in Singida Region, 12– 23 November 2018

  16. ILO and Sida enhance decent work in North Africa

    05 November 2018

    The International Labour Organization has signed a cooperation agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency to further support the different dimensions of the decent work agenda in North Africa countries.

  17. ILO Implements Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) programme under the Food Africa Project

    24 October 2018

    The ILO is supporting rural capacity building for entrepreneurship through the implementation of the SIYB program within the framework of the “ILO/FAO/SDG-F , Sahara Group & Rocca Brothers Food Africa Project”. The first phase of the SIYB program entails the training of Master Trainers which was being done at a recent training of trainers’ workshop in Kaduna.

  18. Is your business ready to leap and go green?

    24 October 2018

    The Green enterPRIZE Innovation and Development Programme launches the Simuka-Phakama 2018 business competition for green and growth oriented SMEs

  19. Luxembourg reaffirms support to the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    23 October 2018

    Donor renews partnership with the ILO with a particular focus on the Sahel region

  20. Improving living and working conditions for fishers: Namibia and Senegal join the fight

    22 October 2018

    The Government of the Republic of Namibia has ratified the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188) on 20 September 2018. On 21 September 2018, the Government of the Republic of Senegal has equally ratified Convention No. 188.