News and Press releases

March 2020

  1. Labour round table held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    19 March 2020

    A labour round table organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with its tripartite partners was held from Feb 26-27, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss issues of social dialogue, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  2. ILO and ITU pledge to support job creation for young people in the digital sector in Côte d'Ivoire

    12 March 2020

    ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, March 9, 2020 – On the occasion of a high-level mission in Côte d'Ivoire, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa at the ILO, and Andrew Rugege, Regional Director for Africa at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), reaffirmed the commitment of their respective institutions to promote youth employment in the digital sector through the initiative “Boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in Africa’s digital economy”.

  3. 50 representatives from Government and Social partners gather to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector in Tanzania.

    11 March 2020

    Participants to propose a three years programme to address the decent work deficits in the country

  4. Zanzibar one step closer to launching Apprenticeship Policy

    03 March 2020

    The policy aims to help alleviate Zanzibar’s high youth unemployment rate by increasing the quantity and quality of its skilled labour force.

  5. ILO and ITU partner on boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in Africa’s digital economy

    03 March 2020

    In an effort to mitigate the youth employment challenge and provide opportunities for youth in Nigeria to acquire requisite digitals skills for the emerging digital economy, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Telecommunications Union (ITU) undertook a high-level mission to Nigeria to consult with Government and partners on boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in the digital economy.

  6. Japan supports ILO and Mozambique in socio-economic recovery after cyclone Idai

    03 March 2020

    The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 545,454 to ILO’s response to cyclone devastation in Mozambique. This support will help restore damaged rural roads and create local jobs, providing better access and improving resilience in the Manica province.

  7. Ministerial Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  8. Closing Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  9. Session 8 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  10. Session 7 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019