Articles

2022

  1. Eswatini Decent Work Country Programme

    25 November 2022

    EDWCP 2022-2025

  2. Launch of ILO Social Finance Model- A Fight Against Child Labour in Uganda.

    23 November 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a Social Finance Model through its Project-Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa). The launch of the Social Finance Model is in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. and the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE).

  3. Unchartered waters: ILO signs MoU with the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea

    15 November 2022

    The ILO joins forces with the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) through a Memorandum of Understanding focused on the need to promote decent work and the elimination of forced labour in the fishing industry.

  4. Stratégie de Scolarisation Accélérée (SSA/P) Passerelle a Mali

    10 November 2022

    Les projets CLEAR Cotton et ACCEL Africa soutiennent la Stratégie de Scolarisation Accélérée par les Passerelles (SSA/P) de l'enseignement fondamental comme alternative viable de retrait des enfants de 8 à 12 ans dans les chaînes d'approvisionnement du coton et de l'orpaillage.

  5. Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in Malawi: Human stories

    10 November 2022

  6. Women entrepreneurs and formalization in Nigeria: Study on barriers and opportunities validated by tripartite constituents and informal sector representatives

    06 November 2022

    “A key outcome of the ILO assessment is to develop recommendations which can be turned into concrete actions which benefit women entrepreneurs." Vanessa Phala, Director of the ILO Country Office for Nigeria, made this point during a validation workshop held in Abuja, Nigeria for the ILO-commissioned Study on “Barriers and opportunities to formalize women-led economic units and their workers in Lagos and Rivers States”.

  7. Women entrepreneurs and formalization in Nigeria: Study on barriers and opportunities validated by tripartite constituents and informal sector representatives

    06 November 2022

    “A key outcome of the ILO assessment is to develop recommendations which can be turned into concrete actions which benefit women entrepreneurs." Vanessa Phala, Director of the ILO Country Office for Nigeria, made this point during a validation workshop held in Abuja, Nigeria for the ILO-commissioned Study on “Barriers and opportunities to formalize women-led economic units and their workers in Lagos and Rivers States”.

  8. The importance of just transitions and labour mobility as mitigation and adaptation strategies to climate change

    02 November 2022

    The ILO, as one of the co-conveners of the Issue Based Coalition on Migration in the Arab region (IBC/M), participated in the online Regional Dialogue on Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region on 24 and 25 October and organized a session on ‘Migration and labour mobility as an adaptation strategy to climate change and the importance of just transitions’, bringing together ILO’s tripartite constituents who explored the numerous linkages between climate change, migration and the labour market.

  9. UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) South Africa Transition

    28 October 2022

    Close Out Ceremony

  10. Towards SDG Target 8.7: prevention and elimination of child labour in Burkina Faso’s cotton production sector.

    25 October 2022

    Child labour is present in the garment, textile and cotton supply chain in multiple countries around the world. It is found particularly in Africa and Asia where cotton production systems are labour intensive and/or are dominated by small-holder farms.

  11. Detention of foreign fishing vessel in South Africa follows ILO training on forced labour

    10 October 2022

  12. © ILO/OIT Belinda Japhet 2022

    Failing in school is not failing in life

    04 October 2022

    After 25 years of on-the-job experience as a welder in Zanzibar, Tanzania, 53-year-old Hussein Juma Hassan had his skills formally recognized. The certification process has helped him realise the value of his skills and also increased his income. Now he wants to give back to his community and train young people to become welders.

  13. Promoting Gender Equality and Enterprise Formalization in Nigeria – Constituents agree on the methodologies of two project studies

    27 September 2022

    Between June and July 2022, ILO-Abuja held two consultation workshops in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria, in partnership with the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA). The purpose of the workshops was to present and discuss with constituents the methodologies of two assessments to be carried out under the 20-month project Promoting Gender Equality and Formalization through Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in Lagos and River states. Based on the assessments, the project aims to support key actors in the business ecosystem to adopt approaches and policies that respond to the needs of women entrepreneurs in Nigeria, with a focus on those active in the informal economy.

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    In Morocco, a renewed hope for former child domestic workers

    27 September 2022

    Meet Ghizlan. At age 12 she worked as a child domestic worker when she should have been attending school. See how Morocco is changing laws and attitudes to protect children like Ghizlan.

  15. Call for Participants: Youth Advisory Group on Digital Jobs

    18 September 2022

  16. Harnessing the power of technology: delivering cost-effective digital training on child labour to field officers in remote areas using mobile phones

    06 September 2022

    Experience of ACCEL Mali with VIAMO

  17. In Uganda, the ACCEL project provides opportunities to vulnerable youth through life and technical skills training

    06 September 2022

  18. © A. Guyot / ILO 2022

    I am not a madman, I am an early childhood teacher

    06 September 2022

    Federico Trotta has overcome prejudice and stigma to become an early childhood teacher in Buenos Aires, Argentina – a profession that many believe is a “feminine” career.

  19. Accelerated schooling strategy (SSA/P) in Mali

    01 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through the ACCEL Africa and CLEAR Cotton projects, with the financial support of the Japanese Association for the Progress of ILO Activities, delivered on July 21, 2022, in Bamako, kits of school supplies and textbooks to 800 children benefiting from the accelerated schooling strategy (SSA/P).

  20. Termes de référence: Recrutement d’une organisation à but non-lucratif pour appuyer des Groupes de Prestation de Services (GPS) à offrir des services durables pour s’attaquer aux causes profondes de travail des enfants au Mali

    31 August 2022

    L’objectif général est d’appuyer 20 Groupes de Prestations de Services (GPS) existants, composés notamment par des femmes, à améliorer leur offre de service. Les objectives spécifiques sont de: • Renforcer leurs capacités d’organisation et d’accompagner leur processus de formalisation • Développer le business case/model pour offrir de service, notamment de main d’oeuvre, d’une manière durable. Date limite de candidature : 18 septembre