Articles

2019

  1. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “The training in tailoring made it possible for me to leave drug addiction for good”

    03 September 2019

    Saleh Awadhi managed to leave the drug rehabilitation house and open his own tailoring business after attending an ILO training.

  2. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | RWANDA - “The project helped national policies to reduce poverty and create jobs”

    03 September 2019

    An ILO-led programme helped the government and social partners to make sure job creation goes along with economic growth.

  3. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “The ILO prize was key for me to develop an effective business model”

    03 September 2019

    How a young South African entrepreneur boosted his business by taking part in an ILO competition.

  4. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Employing people living with HIV can help to reduce the economic vulnerability in my community”

    03 September 2019

    An ILO project supported vulnerable communities along the Chirundu Corridor to better protect them from HIV infection through economic empowerment.

  5. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “The Domestic Workers Convention can become a powerful tool for justice”

    03 September 2019

    A union leader from South Africa explains how the ILO Domestic Workers Convention made a difference in the struggle to improve working conditions for this particularly vulnerable group.

  6. Getting myself through college is my priority

    28 August 2019

    As Ethiopia embarks on the journey of industrialization, more and more young people are joining the garment and textile industry to make ends meet.

  7. ILO ACCEL Africa project organises a validation meeting for its Nigeria work plan

    27 August 2019

    Abuja, 25 July 2019--- The International Labour Organisation, ILO, is organising the validation meeting for its "Accelerating Action for the Elimination of Child Labour in supply Chains in Africa" project, ACCEL AFRICA, funded by the Government of the Netherlands, and implemented in Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda.

  8. Training of Trainers Workshop ILO core International Labour Standards

    23 August 2019

    COSATU Youth Leadership

  9. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | LESOTHO - “The training provided me with clarity on most of the issues that I took for granted as a veteran labour inspector”

    15 August 2019

    An ILO project provided training for labour inspectors to improve their work but also to make inspections more relevant within the national context.

  10. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “Without the job search club, I would have never thought about applying for a job outside my field of study”

    14 August 2019

    An ILO’s project in Egypt helps young women and men without professional experience to find their first job, including an unemployed archaeologist from Luxor.

  11. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “The new organic fertilizer has led to better fruit and vegetable crops.”

    14 August 2019

    An Egyptian farm owner explains how an ILO biogas pilot project made it possible for him to both increase productivity and improve the environment.

  12. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | KENYA - “Green jobs are essential to economic growth and the reduction of unemployment”

    13 August 2019

    NAIROBI, Kenya (ILO News) – Forty-year-old entrepreneur, Magdalene Saitoti, is among the Kenyans to benefit from a project aimed at creating green jobs in the building industry, reducing poverty in pastoralist communities and strengthening the country’s resilience to climate change.

  13. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I still live with back pain because of my work as a child in a tea plantation”

    13 August 2019

    Molly Namirembe was involved in child labour for two years in Uganda when she was just 11. She is still coping with the consequences and decided to share her story to help eradicate child labour.

  14. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Uganda’s tea and coffee supply chains”

    13 August 2019

    Uganda is one of the six countries covered by a new ILO project to accelerate the elimination of child labour in African supply chains. It is likely to have a major impact on thousands of children’s lives throughout the country.

  15. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I still live with back pain because of my work as a child in a tea plantation”

    13 August 2019

    Molly Namirembe was involved in child labour for two years in Uganda when she was just 11. She is still coping with the consequences and decided to share her story to help eradicate child labour.

  16. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I have taken the HIV test. Now I encourage my co-workers to do the same”

    13 August 2019

    A road construction supervisor has been trained by the ILO to promote HIV counselling and testing among workers in a particularly vulnerable sector.

  17. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | LIBERIA - “With a healthy environment, people’s health improves too”

    31 July 2019

    Village elder David Wolo was among the people from a poor neighbourhood in Monrovia who benefitted from an ILO project part of the post-Ebola recovery strategy.

  18. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ESWATINI - “The workplace is an effective entry point for HIV prevention”

    31 July 2019

    Themba Malinga decided to get tested for HIV after attending an ILO HIV prevention session at his workplace.

  19. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “I always wanted to produce locally and sale globally”

    31 July 2019

    A successful businesswoman from Ethiopia who benefitted from ILO training explains how she managed to deploy local resources while creating a market-leading global brand.

  20. Zimbabwe: The rewards of going green

    29 July 2019

    The ILO’s Green enterPrize helps support green and growth-oriented small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Zimbabwe. Several winners say the competition has been a big help for their companies.