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  1. 14th African Regional Meeting

    The African Regional Meeting will bring together the ILO’s tripartite constituents and actors of the world of work in Africa, to discuss regional world of work priorities and the ILO’s vision for 2020 and beyond.

  2. Zimbabwean Artists Fast Forward to the Greener Future of Work

    13 November 2019

    In July 2019 the Green enterPRIZE Innovation and Development Programme, supported by the Government of Sweden, sent out the "Fast Forward Competition for the Arts" call to artists from across Zimbabwe to express through arts the changing world of work. The categories were illustration and painting, photography, music, poetry and any mix.

  3. ILO and Ericsson join forces to enhance labour standards in the Egyptian ICT sector

    13 November 2019

    Ericsson and ILO have officially launched the beginning of the implementation phase of collaboration between the two sides to enhance occupational safety and health and work conditions in Egypt.

  4. Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. ILO's Actuarial Model Workshop (4-7 November)

    ILO is organizing, within the scope of the ACTION/Portugal project, two technical workshops in Maputo to enhance social security institutions' capacity to deal with fundamental aspects to ensure sustainability of the contributory social security system in Mozambique: training on ILO's Actuarial Model (4-7 November)

  9. ILO's Governance of Pension Funds' Investments Workshop(7-8 November)

    ILO is organizing, within the scope of the ACTION/Portugal project, two technical workshops in Maputo to enhance social security institutions' capacity to deal with fundamental aspects to ensure sustainability of the contributory social security system in Mozambique: training on ILO's Governance of Pension Funds' Investments Workshop(7-8 November)

  10. 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

  11. 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.

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

    30 October 2019

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

  13. 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.

  14. Promoting a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient economies in Southern Africa

    25 October 2019

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  15. 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).

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

    21 October 2019

  17. It is time to conclude reform of the labour law!

    21 October 2019

    There has been a growing commitment among tripartite partners in Zimbabwe to apply international labour standards during the on-going process of labour law reform. This process is benefitting from technical and financial support from the ILO. A consensus building meeting on labour law reform agreed on the amendments to the Labour Act.

  18. © TREEAID 2019

    A more effective labour market approach to fighting poverty

    17 October 2019

  19. New ILO research identifies policies to tackle poverty and inequality

    17 October 2019

    Combining active labour market policies with income support makes both measures more effective in tackling poverty and helping people find decent work, a new report finds.

  20. SafeYouth@Work tripartite results and sustainability workshop

    16 October 2019

    The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy