1. Youth Employment in Tanzania

    07 February 2017

    Increasing the number of young women & men in productive employment.


  1. "Child Labour in the Streets: Challenges and Opportunities” Regional Workshop in Egypt

    15 December 2016

    ILO focuses on children working in the streets as part of its core mandate through sharing knowledge and supporting partners to take actions on child labour.

  2. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

    19 November 2016

    The ILO Cairo Office held the second Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in El Gouna, Red Sea governorate from November 16- 19, 2016. It was organized by the ILO’s Project “Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People Project” (DJEP)- funded by Canada- in partnership with the Ministry of International Cooperation, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) and its affiliate the Middle East Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE).

  3. First ILO Academy on Rural Development in Luxor, Egypt 2016

    21 October 2016

    The International Labour Organization Cairo Office, in collaboration with ITCILO, UNIDO, FAO and Global Affairs Canada held the Academy on Rural Development in Luxor from 16 to 20 October 2016.

  4. Employment Injury Insurance – The Workers Compensation Fund in Tanzania

    23 August 2016

    Employment injury benefit schemes, providing benefits in cash and in kind in cases of work-related accidents and occupational disease, constitute the oldest branch of social security in many countries. The ILO has estimated that, worldwide, more than 2.3 million people die from work-related accidents or diseases each year. Employment injuries and work-related diseases cause the deaths of 6,300 workers per day around the world.

  5. ILO Law Growth Nexus III Project (Matatu Sector) in Kenya

    21 August 2016

    In Kenya Road Transportation accounts for over 70% of the country’s passenger and freight traffic, that sees millions of people and goods move every day. The public service vehicle industry is consequently a vital sector of the national economy. It is with this in mind and the potential inherent in the sector that the International Labour Organization with support from the Norwegian Agency for development Cooperation launched the Law Growth Nexus project to promote increased knowledge and compliance of labour laws in the public transport business and to create more and better jobs.

  6. The road to eliminating child labour in Zambia

    08 June 2016

    In Zambia, the ILO’s ARISE programme is fighting to reduce child labour through education and training. The programme is helping to eliminate child labour in supply chains by addressing the economic and social factors that encourage small producers to employ children in hazardous work.

  7. How to tackle labour migration and promote gender equality

    03 June 2016

    Most international migration today is related to seeking employment. The number of female migrant workers is on the rise. Effective labour migration governance requires innovative skills development programs and gender equality for social transformation, says Mildred Oliphant, South Africa's Minister of Labour and President of the 105th session of the International Labour Conference. #ILC2016.

  8. Get Ahead for Egyptian Women in Enterprise

    01 June 2016

    During 2015 and within the framework of the ILO Project "Decent Jobs for Egypt's Young People" funded by Canada, more than 450 women and girls in Minya, Port Said and Red Sea governorates were trained on entrepreneurial skills. Those beneficiaries profited from entrepreneurship trainings tailored for low-income and poorly literate women entitled: Get Ahead for Women in Entrepreneurship.

  9. Economic growth without jobs is "meaningless" says new ILC President

    30 May 2016

    South Africa's Minister of Labour, Mildred Oliphant, in her address as newly-elected President of the 105th session of the International Labour Conference, says the tripartite constituents of the ILO give a unique voice to every player in the global labour market. Oliphant told delegates that lower economic growth and persistent unemployment can only be responded to when the "real economic actors" share ideas.