An interview with Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, on the occasion of the launch of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, which took place on January 21, 2021.
24 March 2021
22 March 2021
ILO in the Media
- Nigeria validates National Policy on Child/Forced Labour
- FG launches IYECL, validates national policy on child labour, national action Plan 2021-2025
- Low-Income Countries Need To Spend $80bn To Close Social Protection Gap – ILO
- ILO SCORE Ghana signs MoU with MDPI to continue implementation of SCORE Phase-III
- Ministers, ILO, others move to stem COVID-19 pandemic in Africa
- COVID-19: African Ministers, social partners join ILO high-level summit
- Workers may lose $3.4 trillion income to COVID-19, says ILO
- UN in Nigeria strengthens COVID-19 containment and care, mobilizes $2 million for key support to Government
- ILO Partner COTVET To Unveil Skill-UP Project For Skills Development
14th African Regional Meeting
Report of the Director-General
Assessing Impact of COVID-19
Considering the important role that businesses play in creating jobs, economic growth, development and prosperity, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) conducted a needs assessment survey to identify key challenges faced by businesses resulting from COVID-19.
This landmark report by the Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.
The reviewed National Employment Policy outlines strategies that will enable the creation of decent work through a combination of various methods.
Profile and Analysis of Youth-, Gender- and Land-Related Conflicts in Bong and Lofa Counties, Liberia
This study informs, and is part of, the UN Peacebuilding Fund project “Sustaining peace and improving social cohesion through the promotion of rural employment opportunities for youth in conflict-prone areas”. Its findings serve to support the analytical basis upon which project activities are designed and implemented, and the participation of local stakeholders throughout the project’s components.
Decent work helps bring peace and social cohesion during crisis
Countries that are already experiencing fragility, conflict, climate change and forced displacement will continue to face multiple burdens as results of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO calls for more peaceful and resilient societies through the promotion of employment and decent work.