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  1. ILO organizes a workshop on Green jobs and a just transition towards sustainable economies in Tanzania 20 - 22 February 2019, Dar es Salaam.

    19 February 2019

    Targeted at highlighting ILO constituents and partners on the linkages between the environment and the world of work and good practices

  2. No job is to be labelled ‘male’ or ‘female’

    18 February 2019

    Hopley is a highly populated suburb South of Harare, characterised by poor infrastructure, weak social services, low education and high school dropout rates and unemployment, pushing the majority of this community into informal work. Child marriages and teenage pregnancies are common with rates of 18% and 21% respectively.

  3. 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.

  4. Ethiopian President inaugurated the launching of Sewenetwa, a movie telling a migrant's story

    25 January 2019

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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. Bilateral labour agreement negotiation

    14 November 2018

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

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    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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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