What's new

  1. Driving a sustainable and inclusive digital transformation for decent work

  2. ILO launches new project in Kenya targeting child labour in Kenya's tea and coffee sectors.

    11 April 2024

  3. Namibia launches a National Coordination Mechanism for decent work in the fisheries sector.

    11 April 2024

    A coordination body to oversee compliance and the general welfare of the fisheries sector in Namibia was launched recently in Namibia. It will operate as the ‘National Coordination Mechanism (NCM)’.

  4. Daycare facilities inaugurated to accommodate the needs of working mothers

    07 April 2024

    The daycare centers will create a conducive working environment with, safe, stimulating, and child-friendly facilities that accommodate the needs of working mothers with infant children and toddlers in the textile and garment factories.

  5. Refining the Determination of Minimum Wage Standards in Kenya

    03 April 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) project All Hands in Kenya (AHK) collaborated with the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection in Kenya, to develop a government economic position paper meant to guide the minimum wage during the upcoming Labour Day celebrations.

  6. ILO, International Trade Centre and Government of Lesotho team up to strengthen SME competitiveness, productivity and decent work

    03 April 2024

    Driving investment and export growth in Lesotho’s textiles and clothing sector, this latest project incorporates SCORE Training as a key component.

  7. Uganda Labour Migration Information System (LMIS) Capacity Building Workshop Drives Effective Implementation

    01 April 2024

    The workshop aimed to enhance the capacity of government officials and collaborating institutions in effectively implementing the Labour Migration Information System (LMIS).

  8. From Migrant Worker to Restaurant Owner: Bigeni Maina’s Journey to Success

    29 March 2024

    "I would like to grow my business to the point where it not only meets but surpasses the financial requirements of my family, ensuring stability and security for us all," says Bigeni.

  9. Strength in Struggle: Muluken Gebrewold’s Resilient Journey to Economic Independence

    29 March 2024

    “If every returnee took the SIYB training delivered by the ILO BRMM Programme before they migrated, we all would’ve reached immense success in life by now.”

  10. Turning Adversity into Opportunity: Seleshi Shegaw's Journey to Entrepreneurial Success

    29 March 2024

    “During my journey to Bosaso, I endured seven days without a meal and two days without water. On the second day, I encountered a stagnant pond and, despite the risk, I drank from it in desperation to survive.”

  11. Centenary Declaration: A historic pact to advance social justice in Ethiopia

    29 March 2024

    The Centenary Declaration has forwarded several crucial recommendations that can be translated into game changing programs, projects, and initiatives.

  12. Turning adversity into opportunity: A migrant returnee’s entrepreneurial success

    29 March 2024

    Seleshi’s aspirations reflect his resilience and determination to transform his circumstances and build a better future for himself and his family through entrepreneurship.

  13. Cultivating new leaders in Ethiopia’s largest industrial park

    29 March 2024

    ILO’s Women Leadership Development Program is helping a handful of factory workers in the Ethiopia’s garment sector thrive professionally and economically.

  14. Launch of the first global strategic compliance plan in Abidjan

    28 March 2024

    This crucial initiative, designed to cover the three years 2023-2025, aims to address significant challenges in respecting and realizing the rights of workers in Côte d'Ivoire, with a particular focus on the agricultural, commerce, industry, as well as buildings and public works sectors.

  15. The ILO and NBS Collaborate to Train Stakeholders on Child Labour and Social Protection Statistics

    28 March 2024

    To be able to gather and use data for informed decisions in the implementation of the Global Accelerator Lab (GALAB) project, The ILO Country Office Abuja, with the collaboration of the National Bureau of Statistics, organized 3-day training on child labour and social protection statistics for stakeholders.

  16. Empowering youth, eradicating child labour: ACCEL Africa's impact in Malawi

    27 March 2024

    Through the project’s efforts, 282 youths, comprising 193 boys and 89 girls, graduated from various vocational skills trades in January 2023. These trades include motorcycle mechanics, tailoring and designing, bricklaying, carpentry, and joinery, as well as welding and fabrication.

  17. Voices against child labour: A media competition

    26 March 2024

    This media competition is more than just a contest; it's a call to action for media professionals and students to contribute their voices and skills to a crucial global cause, leveraging their influence to make a real difference in the fight against child labour.

  18. ILO Supports the Production and Commercialization of Indigenous Tomato Seeds for Ghana using Systems Approach

    26 March 2024

    As part of efforts to improve food security and promote environmental sustainability in Ghana, the International Labour Organization has supported the production and commercialization of the first locally produced certified tomato seeds, using the systems approach.

  19. Call for expression of interest for a needs assessment in Uganda

    26 March 2024

  20. Challenges and opportunities of school to work transition

    25 March 2024

    ILO provides training on school to work for tourism and hospitality graduate students.