News and Press releases

November 2019

  1. Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

  2. Sudan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    11 November 2019

    Sudan is the 95th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  3. Call for proposals to design a social media campaign entitled “Balad’na Me7tagal’ha"; translation: Our Country Needs Her/ “Masr Me7tagal’ha”; translation: Egypt Needs Her

    11 November 2019

    Your Proposal must be received by the ILO no later than 15 December 2019.

  4. Support the Organization and Management of Training Delivery on Entrepreneurship and Employability Skills in Menoufia, Egypt

    10 November 2019

    Your Proposal must be received by the ILO no later than 10 December 2019, 4:00 PM Cairo Time.

October 2019

  1. ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  2. International Labour Organization (ILO) LO Pledges Support for Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies

    31 October 2019

    The Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS) addresses Human Rights issues within employment relations through their 2019 Public Lecture and National Dialogue, on the theme “Casting Human Rights in Employment Relations Mould: From State to Workplace Perspective”, held in Ilorin, on 31st October 2019.

  3. Sudan ratifies the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    30 October 2019

    Sudan is the 18th member State to have ratified this Convention

  4. Workers in Zimbabwe reflect on the Future of Work

    29 October 2019

    Trade union leaders met on 21 and 22 October 2019, in Harare for a labour symposium under the theme: “The Future of Work: Towards a resilient social contract”. The meeting discussed the disruptions currently experienced and expected in the world of work, offering possible strategies to ensure a human centered agenda in the future. The meeting also discussed the future of trade unions in the face of all these changes.

  5. ILO provided a platform for knowledge sharing among social partners in EAC- IGAD Member States

    22 October 2019

    The ILO is implementing a project “Free Movement of Persons and Transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving Opportunities for Regular Labour Mobility” in collaboration with the IGAD Secretariat and financed by the European Union, Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF).

  6. TICAD 7 Side Event - ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue (Held on 29 Aug. 2019) Meeting Report

    21 October 2019