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  1. Future of trade unions depends on organizing the informal economy

    20 June 2019

    A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.

  2. Mauritius ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183)

    14 June 2019

  3. ILO Supports SME Development for Women in Nigeria with Training of Trainers Workshop on Improving Exhibition Skills

    13 June 2019

    ILO organises a Training of Trainers workshop on “Improve Your Exhibition Skills” (IYES) to build the capacity of Business Development Services providers supporting female and rural entrepreneurs to successfully organize and participate in trade fairs and exhibitions.

  4. Zambian Children Call for a Stop to Child Labour

    13 June 2019

    The 2019 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) was commemorated under the theme: ‘Children should not work in the fields, but on dreams’. In Zambia, multitudes of youths assembled at Lusaka’s Olympic Youth Development Centre to mark the day.

  5. Dreams of Gold

    12 June 2019

    Creating a virtual reality film of child gold miners in Ghana exposed cameraman Damien Riunaud to the realities of this brutal, dangerous work, and the importance of the ILO’s campaign to end it.

  6. Madagascar takes a leading role in the “One for All” Centenary ratification campaign by ratifying six ILO Conventions

    12 June 2019

  7. Out of the mines and into school

    12 June 2019

    An ILO project in Ghana’s artisanal mining communities is helping to reduce child labour and open up opportunities for education for vulnerable children.

  8. ILO calls actors to join the movement against child labour in Africa

    12 June 2019

    On the Celebration of the World Day Against Child Labour, the International Labour Organisation calls actors and organisations to join and add their voices towards the acceleration of the worldwide movement against child labour.

  9. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | SOMALIA - “Social dialogue made it possible for us to reform the old labour law”

    10 June 2019

    The ILO supported Somali social partners in reaching a compromise on a new Labour Code that offers better protection to all stakeholders.

  10. Launch of new ILO “100 Years, 100 Lives” digital platform in Africa

    On Friday 7 June 2019, the ILO Regional Office for Africa will be launching its new web platform “100 years, 100 lives" to mark the International Labour Organisation’s centenary as well as 60 years of operations in Africa.

  11. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Youth employment 

    07 June 2019

  12. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Working time 

    07 June 2019

  13. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Work, peace and resilience 

    07 June 2019

  14. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Wages 

    07 June 2019

  15. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Working conditions

    07 June 2019

  16. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Women entrepreneurship

    07 June 2019

  17. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Tripartism and social dialogue 

    07 June 2019

  18. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Sustainable enterprises 

    07 June 2019

  19. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Social protection 

    07 June 2019

  20. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Social dialogue

    07 June 2019