Events and meetings

Events and meetings

  1. ILO at the COSATU National Gender Conference

    27 - 29 March 2012

    More than 150 delegates from COSATU affiliates and provinces, FEDUSA members, labour organisations and community services gathered in Johannesburg to assess the state of the gender struggle in COSATU. The focus was to mainstream gender issues into political programmes, as well as to strengthen gender structures to tackle particular issues related to discrimination.

  2. Meeting of Nigerian National Referral Mechanism (NRM) Task Force

    26 March 2012

    ILO Country Office, Abuja in collaboration with National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other related matters (NAPTIP) organized a 1 – day meeting for NRM Task Force members. Participants drawn from government institutions, CSOs, international organizations and ECOWAS met to have a brain storming session on the formation of a referral mechanism for the protection and provision of assistance to victims of trafficking.

  3. The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) established

    10 - 11 March 2012

    The national trade union movement established for the first time the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA). The congress debated and outlined TUCOSWA priorities for 2012/2013.

  4. ZAMBIA National Event on Youth Employment Promotion

    6 - 7 March 2012

    The International Labour Organization country office in Lusaka in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports host a two day national youth employment promotion event on 6 and 7 March 2012.

  5. Training of Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Forced Labour

    1 - 4 March 2012

    The ILO, Abuja Country Office in collaboration with National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and other related matters (NAPTIP), Italy within the ambit of the EU funded project “Enhancing the cooperation to fight trafficking in human beings from Nigeria and Europe (ECTIP)” held a training workshop for Judges and prosecutors at Eemjm Hotels and Suites, Uyo, Akwa Ibom Sate, South South of Nigeria.

  6. Training in Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in South Africa

    27 February 2012

    The ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality- Southern Africa (WEDGE-SA) project delivered official certification to twenty five experts trained for two years in themes relevant to developing a favorable environment for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and create decent jobs. The project was funded by the Norwegian Agency for development cooperation (NORAD).

  7. Training in Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in South Africa

    27 February 2012

    The ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality- Southern Africa (WEDGE-SA) project delivered official certification to twenty five experts trained for two years in themes relevant to developing a favorable environment for women entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and create decent jobs. The project was funded by the Norwegian Agency for development cooperation (NORAD).

  8. DoL South Africa committed in Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    6 - 9 December 2011

    Staff members of the Department of Labour (DoL) of South Africa were trained in improving skills and technical capacity of national and provincial staff to enable DoL to provide more effective services to women entrepreneurs. This training is part of a project between the ILO and DoL to work together in rolling out the WED training nationally to DoL branches in South Africa in 2012.

  9. DoL South Africa committed in Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    6 - 9 December 2011

    Staff members of the Department of Labour (DoL) of South Africa weretrained in improving skills and technical capacity of national and provincial staff to enable DoL to provide more effective services to women entrepreneurs.This training is part of a project between the ILO and DoL to work together in rolling out the WED training nationally to DoL branches in South Africa in 2012.

  10. ITUC Africa Congress calls for the mobilization of labour movement in Africa

    27 November 2011

    More than 250 delegates, observers and partners gathered in South Africa for the ITUC Africa Congress called for the mobilization of the labour movement in the continent. The congress – held in the presence of President Jacob Zuma - highlighted the critical role of the labour movement in sensitizing governments in policy making and pro-job creation legislations.