Articles

2019

  1. « 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Exceeding production targets through waste reduction in Ghana

    28 July 2019

    Participation in SCORE Training enabled Carmeuse Lime Products Ghana Ltd. to reduce waste and exceed production targets, while stepping up on safety issues and improving environmental impact.

  4. Kerryn Krige, ILO DWT/CO-Pretoria

    22 July 2019

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  5. A quantum leap for Gender Equality, for a better Future of Work for all

    19 July 2019

    South Africa on the road to ratification of Convention 190

  6. © Nestlé 2021

    Microinsurance saves the day for cocoa farmers

    19 July 2019

    An ILO partnership with a major cocoa buyer and an insurance company saved the day for a family of cocoa farmers. Their story shows the difference microinsurance can make for some of the most vulnerable people.

  7. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “I can get a salary every month instead of depending on the social grant”

    16 July 2019

    The Expanded Public Works programme supported by the ILO provided job opportunities to many people from the province of Northern Cape who had been unemployed for months.

  8. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | MALAWI – “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee supply chains”

    16 July 2019

    Malawi 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.

  9. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | MALAWI – “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee supply chains”

    16 July 2019

    Malawi 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.

  10. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | DJIBOUTI – ETHIOPIA – ERITREA – KENYA – SOMALIA – SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN – UGANDA - “Improving labour mobility and regional integration can boost decent work and economic growth in the IGAD region”

    16 July 2019

    The ILO is implementing a project to improve opportunities for regulated labour mobility and decent work within the IGAD countries.

  11. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | GHANA “I stopped working at the mine, I want to study more and become an artist”

    16 July 2019

    An ILO project in Ghana’s artisanal mining communities is helping to reduce child labour and open up opportunities for education for vulnerable children.

  12. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZAMBIA - “Staying away from child labour will benefit the entire family, not just the child”

    16 July 2019

    Febby Kahale is a 17-year-old girl who did not finish her schooling because she was working in tobacco fields. However, she and other children involved in child labour are now slowly going out of poverty thanks to an ILO project.

  13. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | MALAWI - “Life would have been much better if I had received my compensation on time”

    16 July 2019

    The ILO currently supports efforts to create an efficient employment injury scheme in Malawi so that people like Harry Dymon can get their compensation money on time.

  14. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Egypt’s cotton supply chain”

    16 July 2019

    CAIRO, June 17, 2019 – Egypt 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 » | ZAMBIA - “I turned my farm into an agribusiness and now I am an example in my community”

    16 July 2019

    Farming is a major source of livelihoods in rural Zambia, but a lack of skills and knowledge often limits young farmers to subsistence agriculture. However, 27-year-old Felix Mulenga still managed to turn his farm into a real business thanks to an ILO project.

  16. PAGE South Africa validates selected indicators to track it's progress towards a Greener Economy

    12 July 2019

    Green Economy

  17. Dreams of Gold

    12 June 2019

    Creating a virtual reality film of child gold miners in Ghana exposed cameraman Damien Riunaud to the realities of this brutal, dangerous work, and the importance of the ILO’s campaign to end it.

  18. Out of the mines and into school

    12 June 2019

    An ILO project in Ghana’s artisanal mining communities is helping to reduce child labour and open up opportunities for education for vulnerable children.

  19. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOMALIA - “Social dialogue made it possible for us to reform the old labour law”

    10 June 2019

    The ILO supported Somali social partners in reaching a compromise on a new Labour Code that offers better protection to all stakeholders.

  20. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “I learned a lot more than just CV-writing”

    07 June 2019

    ILO helps young Egyptian graduates who have been outside the job market for some time to find work through job search clubs.