Articles

2020

  1. Ghana Study Tour: An opportunity to learn and share knowledge on the gold supply chain

    27 April 2020

    My name is Silvia Possenti and I work as Supply Chain and Enterprises Officer for the Accelerating Action for the Elimination of Child Labour in Supply Chains in Africa (ACCEL Africa), an International Labour Organization (ILO) project at the Regional Office for Africa in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

  2. Preliminary analysis of a garment industry survey in Ethiopia on COVID-19 impact

    16 April 2020

    The ILO conducted 20 semi-structured interviews with managers from garment and textile factories in Ethiopia from 1-3 April 2020. Presented here are preliminary summary results from the conversations.

  3. Following international child labour conference in the Netherlands, Jessie Chingoma plans to advocate for increased public funding for better and more accessible education in Malawi

    06 March 2020

    My name is Jessie Chingoma and I work as the Deputy Director of the Malawi Congress of Trade Unions (MTCU), a national trade union centre that promotes the growth of the trade union movement in Malawi. MCTU currently has more than two dozen affiliated workers’ organization members that represent workers in different sectors and is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

  4. MOU signing ceremony between ILO and Productivity SA

    05 March 2020

    New partnership

  5. Promoting key ILO conventions and fair recruitment guidelines related to labour migration in Ethiopia

    05 March 2020

  6. Botswana Decent Work Country Programme

    18 February 2020

    BDWCP 2020-2024

  7. FMPT supported the establishment of IGAD region employers confederation (CIE)

    30 January 2020

  8. Partnership successes in Egypt: Pilot results show enterprise improvements on all fronts

    30 January 2020

    The results of the SCORE Training pilot programme in collaboration with the Egyptian Federation of Industries (FEI) show an average satisfaction rate of 90 per cent and significant productivity gains. Companies have not only shown their willingness to improve their productivity and working conditions but also to take advantage of the flexibility of the five modules of SCORE Training.

2019

  1. Roads to Employment Opportunities and Harmonious Communities

    13 December 2019

    Forcibly displaced persons including refugees and IDPs in Ethiopia could find employment opportunities and maintain harmonious communities through the bridge of labour-based technology approaches between forcibly displaced persons and host communities

  2. Highlights of the 14th African Regional Meeting on Twitter

    05 December 2019

    Find out what you missed at the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting with a selection of the top tweets from the event.

  3. Promoting a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient economies in Southern Africa

    25 October 2019

    Course

  4. © TREEAID 2020

    A more effective labour market approach to fighting poverty

    17 October 2019

  5. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | THE GAMBIA - “People with disabilities should have equal opportunities to work and contribute to society”

    10 October 2019

    An unemployed female worker with a hearing disability explains how she was offered to successfully join an ILO public work programme and develop her skills.

  6. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “Today, I own my business and I know how to protect myself from HIV infection”

    10 October 2019

    An ILO project in Tanzania helped women like Angel Banda to become financially independent while at the same time providing them with training on HIV prevention.

  7. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SUDAN - “Starting a local business made it possible for us to cover our needs and even to save some money”

    10 October 2019

    An ILO project provided training to vulnerable communities in the Darfur region that led to the creation of small businesses.

  8. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOMALIA - “Now I am no longer a refugee and I even managed to set up my own business in Baidoa”

    09 October 2019

    Former Somali refugee Mohamud Mohamed benefitted from an ILO project that helped him to resettle in Somalia by providing him the necessary tools to start a business.

  9. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Now I make enough money to support my family”

    09 October 2019

    Mary Tarudana has become a respected female entrepreneur thanks to an ILO project aimed at improving living conditions of women and their families in rural areas.

  10. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZAMBIA - “I hope to further expand my company to offer more jobs for young people in my community”

    09 October 2019

    What started as a dream for 28-year-old Abraham Susiku has now become a lucrative agri-business partly thanks to an ILO project.

  11. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZAMBIA - “I was 11 when I started to work in tobacco farms. Now I am skilled and became a tailor”

    08 October 2019

    Simasiku Ngenda is one of the Zambian teenagers who have been supported by an ILO-sponsored project so that they can leave child labour and learn a trade.

  12. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “This was one of the best events of its kind on job creation and the future of work”

    07 October 2019

    The ILO in South Africa successfully developed a series of innovative knowledge-sharing and capacity development events for SMEs.