07 February 2017
Increasing the number of young women & men in productive employment.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.