Articles

2022

  1. al 8.7 logo

    13 July 2022

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  2. Social security workshop - thumb

    13 July 2022

    SDG

  3. The ILO receives an award during Free State Provincial EPWP Summit Awards Ceremony

    13 July 2022

    Extended Public Works Programme

  4. ILO, Governments of South Africa and Switzerland launch “Productivity Ecosystems For Decent Work” Programme

    13 July 2022

    The Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work Programme identifies root causes of low productivity and decent work deficits and develops capacity and ownership of local and national actors to address them.

  5. Closed calls for consultants and implementing partners

    12 July 2022

  6. Egypt celebrates the World Day Against Child Labour with a solid commitment to supporting eradicating the worst form of Child Labour in the country.

    27 June 2022

    The ACCEL Africa project, in collaboration with the Ministry of Manpower of Egypt, organized an event to commemorate the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL).

  7. Launch of the ITEF Platform: a private sector initiative supported by the ACCEL Africa project to strengthen the engagement and efforts in the fight against child labour and forced labour in Côte d’Ivoire.

    25 June 2022

    The ITEF platform aims to advocate with public authorities on the expectations of the private sector and contribute to the reporting system, particularly in the context of the ILO standards. The purpose is to position Côte d'Ivoire as a responsible sourcing destination by improving its long-term access to global markets.

  8. Stratégie de Scolarisation Accélérée (SSA/P) Passerelle in Mali: children beneficiaries of 8-12 years old are reintegrated in the formal circuit of education after 9 months of learning

    20 June 2022

    Accelerated Schooling Strategy – or Stratégie de Scolarisation Accélérée (SSA/P) Passerelle

  9. Stakeholders of the Mali mining sector got together to discuss the implementation of the CRAFT Code as a tool to promote the elimination of child labour in the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) sector through improved due diligence practices

    14 June 2022

    The CRAFT Code, developed by Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) and RESOLVE, is designed to help both upstream and downstream players in the value chain assess critical social and environmental risks, with a specific focus on empowering artisanal miners to improve their practices in order to create better working environments as well as access to global markets and better trading conditions.

  10. Advancing productivity, quality improvement and decent work in Ethiopia’s garment industry - results so far.

    01 June 2022

    The ILO Programme on Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia (SIRAYE) identified that a majority of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Ethiopian garment industry experienced low productivity and poor working conditions. To address this and to establish a robust, sustainable and inclusive compliance system, the ILO SCORE Programme piloted productivity, quality and lean production techniques in selected garment factories, with attention to continuous and measurable improvements.

  11. Kennedy Phiri an example of Ability

    24 May 2022

    The ILO the United Nations Joint Programme for Social Protection (ILO, UNICEF) is providing technical support to the Zambia Agency for Persons with Disabilities aimed at behaviour change awareness to reduce stigma towards Persons with Disabilities as well as advocate on how they can claim their rights in order to fully realize their potential in society.

  12. Impacting the next generation of farmers

    24 May 2022

    Monica Mulongoti, who lives with a disability, has excelled in her farming endeavours. She is impacting the next generation of farmers with knowledge that will help them thrive off the land. She is doing this through her children and youths in the community.

  13. Moving Families out of poverty through the One Stop Shop

    24 May 2022

    Through the Single Window Service (SWS) delivery system Mary was introduced to various social protection programmes that enabled her to provide nutritious food to her family.

  14. "(If not for the program), it would have been hard as I would not be able to feed my kids and pay my rent" - Meseret, Ethiopia

    16 May 2022

    The ILO helped over 14,000 garment workers in Ethiopia retain their jobs during the pandemic through an income support programme designed to facilitate long-term social protection solutions.

  15. A child should go to school, not to work

    16 May 2022

    Domboué Nibéissé was 9 years old when he stopped going to school and started to work in the cotton fields in Burkina Faso. Difficult and tiring work, two years later he was given an opportunity to return to school.

  16. The ILO Accel Africa supports Improved apprenticeship in dual education system through transition from school to work training.

    21 April 2022

    The Dual Education System (DES) is a unique 3-year governmental technical vocational education system that combines on-the-job training and off-the-job learning. After the 3 years, apprentices earn a technical education diploma, in addition to a local certificate from the investors' association or the authority supervising on-the-job training, which facilitates the apprentices' professional career. Apprenticeship contracts did not specify the hours of training at the company level. In addition, the rights and responsibilities of apprentices in the workplace are not known, which can lead to them performing hazardous work and experiencing the worst forms of child labor.

  17. Accel Africa in Uganda: Donor Visits Project Activities in Buikwe District

    29 March 2022

    On the 29th of March 2022 the International Labor Organization (ILO) together with the representative from the Dutch government visited one of the ACCEL projects being implemented by Nascent RDO in Buikwe District.

  18. Generating evidence and informing policy – The SCORE approach to productivity and competitiveness.

    07 March 2022

    The Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) hosted a consultative workshop with key government and private sector stakeholders following the conclusion of the 3-year implementation of SCORE programme in Ethiopia.

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    I want to be a leader for Gambian youth

    04 March 2022

    At the age of 22, Sainabou Jammeh is one of the first women in The Gambia to be managing Director of a construction company. She co-founded the company after participating in the ILO’s Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP).

  20. ILO, ITU and AU host online event about scaling up initiatives that harness Africa’s digital transformation to create decent jobs for youth

    17 February 2022

    On 16 February 2022, the International Labour Organization (ILO), International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and African Union (AU) organized an online event, entitled “Creating decent jobs for youth through digital transformation”. The webinar was held as a side event during the Africa-Europe Week of Partnerships 2022, in the lead-up to the 6th EU-AU Summit in Brussels.