03 July 2019
East Africa remains one of the most difficult region for journalists. How to better protect this vulnerable group of workers? Organizing journalists to join Unions is an effective way to improve their working conditions. In East Africa, local journalists discussed recently about the importance of Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for journalists. Find out here the views of some of the participants to the workshop on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining for Journalists held in Diani (Kenya) from 13 to 17 May 2019…
21 June 2019
After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...
12 June 2019
To mark World Day Against Child Labour 2019, the ILO ran a thematic forum on child labour at the 108th International Labour Conference. Molly Namirembe, a youth advocate from Uganda and SCREAM (Supporting Children’s Rights through Education, the Arts and the Media) trainer, participated in the forum, and spoke to ILO TV about her contribution to the fight against child labour.
09 June 2019
The International Labour Organization is celebrating its 100 years in 2019. However, there is a little-known page in the history of this tripartite Organization: Who is the driving force behind the setting up of the ILO? Discover the story of the ILO Workers Group…
26 May 2019
The ILO has collaborated with the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) to establish a Social Academy entitled "Human Resources Academy: strategies and practical solutions for better HR and gender policies”; which is a tailored-made training cycle for HR directors and other managers offered as a service by the FEI for its members.
16 November 2018
As part of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) video voices series, created to mark the Organization’s 100th anniversary in 2019, constituents from Madagascar share their thoughts on how the ILO has helped to promote social justice and set international labour standards.
07 August 2018
In the scenic port town of Diego-Suarez in northern Madagascar, a project supported by the ILO has helped fight urban violence, enabling young people to learn a trade and leave a life of crime behind.
12 June 2018
In Madagascar, driven by poverty and lack of opportunity, many children work as domestic workers in conditions that can be dangerous for their health and safety. A project of the International Labour Organization aims to reduce the number of children in domestic work through awareness-raising and skills training.
01 June 2018
What are the main contributions of the ILO to promote social justice around the world? For the celebration of the ILO's Centenary in 2019, Andrew Kailembo, Former General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU-African Regional Organization) shares his testimony.
14 May 2018
Twenty-four million new "green jobs" could be created worldwide using environmentally sustainable practices, according to the ILO's report, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs”. In a global context of wage growth stagnation, increasing income inequality and a growing number of people in non-standard employment, Egypt is turning to new green technologies that protect the environment while creating productive employment.