What's new

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. Adopting fair and effective labour migration and mobility governance

    15 October 2018

    ILO launches a training on Adopting Fair and Effective Labour Migration and Mobility Governance for IGAD and its Member States

  6. Mapping of stakeholders working on migration in Ethiopia

    08 October 2018

    Mapping of stakeholders working on migration in Ethiopia was validated by the Ethiopian Federal Attorney General Office and the ILO.

  7. ILO to host high-level conference on the future of work we want

    24 September 2018

  8. The Future of Work We Want: Workers' Perspectives from Central and Lusophone African Countries

    The conference will bring together together representatives from trade unions, governments, academia as well as employers to discuss the developments that are driving the world of work in the future.

  9. I escaped child labour and can now help others

    21 September 2018

    On the eve of International Week of the Deaf we profile a deaf Zambian man who, with ILO help, escaped child labour and discrimination and built a successful career as a teacher in the US.

  10. From young informal worker to qualified hotel employee

    19 September 2018

    ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania. Now, as part of the search for more solutions to Africa’s youth employment challenge, the global initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas.

  11. ILO Reiterates Commitment to Supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria

    17 September 2018

    With the appointment of a new Permanent Secretary to the Nigerian Ministry of Labour and Employment, the ILO Director pays a courtesy visit to discuss partnership and ongoing policy work with the Government.

  12. ILO supports capacity building of trade union leaders in West Africa for Policy Formulation

    14 September 2018

    In an effort to improve participation of workers’ organisations in West Africa in the National Employment policy making process, ILO’s Bureau for Workers' Activities organised a capacity building workshop for effective engagement with policy makers.

  13. Nigeria committed to addressing industrial crises with the support of the ILO

    14 September 2018

    To resolve recurring disagreements amongst labour, employers and government, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, with the support of the ILO, has set in motion the process of formulating a national Industrial Relations Policy whose objective will be to facilitate the development of good and healthy relations between employees and employers.

  14. Traditional leaders from Zimbabwe become gender activists

    12 September 2018

    An ILO Project on gender equality in Zimbabwe helped traditional leaders to understand the benefits of involving women in economic and social activities.

  15. Decent work for youth at the centre of rural transformation in SADC countries

    Tripartite workshop

  16. Decent work for youth at the centre of rural transformation in SADC countries

    04 September 2018

    Tripartitie wORKSHOP

  17. 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.

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    Digital tools: An opportunity for Africa’s informal sector

    30 August 2018

    Digital technologies are not just for developed economies. They can also be useful in the informal economy, especially in Africa.

  19. 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

  20. 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.