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  1. Labour round table held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    19 March 2020

    A labour round table organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with its tripartite partners was held from Feb 26-27, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss issues of social dialogue, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  2. ILO and ITU pledge to support job creation for young people in the digital sector in Côte d'Ivoire

    12 March 2020

    ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, March 9, 2020 – On the occasion of a high-level mission in Côte d'Ivoire, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa at the ILO, and Andrew Rugege, Regional Director for Africa at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), reaffirmed the commitment of their respective institutions to promote youth employment in the digital sector through the initiative “Boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in Africa’s digital economy”.

  3. 50 representatives from Government and Social partners gather to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector in Tanzania.

    11 March 2020

    Participants to propose a three years programme to address the decent work deficits in the country

  4. Following international child labour conference in the Netherlands, Jessie Chingoma plans to advocate for increased public funding for better and more accessible education in Malawi

    06 March 2020

    My name is Jessie Chingoma and I work as the Deputy Director of the Malawi Congress of Trade Unions (MTCU), a national trade union centre that promotes the growth of the trade union movement in Malawi. MCTU currently has more than two dozen affiliated workers’ organization members that represent workers in different sectors and is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

  5. Zanzibar one step closer to launching Apprenticeship Policy

    03 March 2020

    The policy aims to help alleviate Zanzibar’s high youth unemployment rate by increasing the quantity and quality of its skilled labour force.

  6. ILO and ITU partner on boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in Africa’s digital economy

    03 March 2020

    In an effort to mitigate the youth employment challenge and provide opportunities for youth in Nigeria to acquire requisite digitals skills for the emerging digital economy, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Telecommunications Union (ITU) undertook a high-level mission to Nigeria to consult with Government and partners on boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in the digital economy.

  7. Japan supports ILO and Mozambique in socio-economic recovery after cyclone Idai

    03 March 2020

    The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 545,454 to ILO’s response to cyclone devastation in Mozambique. This support will help restore damaged rural roads and create local jobs, providing better access and improving resilience in the Manica province.

  8. Ministerial Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  9. Closing Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  10. Session 8 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  11. Session 7 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  12. Session 6 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  13. Session 5 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  14. Session 4 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  15. Session 3 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  16. Session 2 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  17. Session 1 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  18. Opening Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  19. International Labour Organization reaffirms its commitment to assist and support the G5 Sahel

    02 March 2020

    NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, 28 February 2020 – The seventh Council of Ministers of member countries of the G5 Sahel opened Sunday, February 23 in Nouakchott as a prelude of the sixth Summit of Heads of State held on February 25 in the Mauritanian capital.

  20. “This is evidence of what strong partnerships can achieve”

    01 March 2020

    Mutoko District, east of the capital Harare, is known for growing varieties of horticultural products. There is a glut of the produce every season, which affects prices and the farmers suffer heavy losses. With ILO support, an anchor enterprise has been established to curtail losses.