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  1. ILO teams ups with NSSA to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on informal economy work spaces

    22 February 2021

    Recognizing the great challenge that governments, employers, workers and societies are facing worldwide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) partnered with the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) on a project that is focusing on occupational safety and health for informal economy workers.

  2. Trade Unions' engagement is key to implement the UN Reform and the Agenda 2030

    15 February 2021

    On the occasion of the launch of two ACTRAV flagship publications for trade unions, Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) explains why the engagement of trade unions is key for the implementation of UN Reforms and achieving progress on the SDGs. She stresses also the ILO’s expectations vis-à-vis the important role of workers’ organizations in development processes.

  3. The role of trade unions in achieving Agenda 2030 and decent work through the United Nations cooperation framework

  4. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, a new UNDP-ILO report calls for social protection for workers in the informal economy

    10 February 2021

  5. Why do supply chains in Africa need SCORE Training?

    This webinar was organized to present to lead buyers the new partnership between the ILO's SCORE programme and Partner Africa. A collaboration that will bring SCORE Training to SMEs participating in global supply chains.

  6. Music competition launched to raise awareness of child labour

    04 February 2021

    The competition aims to harness the power of music to help combat child labour, which affects 152 million children worldwide.

  7. ILO and TAML collaborate to advance children’s rights in Malawi

    02 February 2021

    Through the new programme, TAML will promote best practice tea estate policies and codes of conduct through inclusive business models with smallholder farmers on child labour, engage with smallholder farmers for improved compliance throughout the tea supply chain, and support its members with monitoring and capacity building services.

  8. Social Dialogue remains vital to build sustainable recovery from COVID-19

    01 February 2021

    A new report by the Bureau for Workers' Activities of the ILO highlights the need for global-scale responses based on effective social dialogue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis.

  9. Request for proposal: Service contract for the Revision of National Occupational Safety and Health Directive of Ethiopia

    27 January 2021

  10. ILO’s ACTION/Portugal Project Holds Technical Training Course

    22 January 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) organized through the ACTION/Portugal project, during the first week of December 2020, the third consecutive annual edition of the technical training course on “Social Protection and Statistics” for African Portuguese-speaking countries (PALOP)

  11. International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour — beyond commitments to action

    21 January 2021

    An interview with Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, on the occasion of the launch of the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, which took place on January 21, 2021.

  12. Call for Proposal: Study on Employment Creation and Decent Work Impacts of the Africa Continental Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

    24 December 2020

  13. African journalists win awards for excellence in labour migration reporting

    18 December 2020

  14. Celebrating Excellence in Labour Migration Reporting in Africa

  15. Communicating on labour migration: Improving media coverage and quality of reporting on labour migration in the IGAD region

    16 December 2020

  16. Lessons learned from Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) policy development in South Africa

    15 December 2020

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  17. ILO and ECAM collaborate to fight child labour in Malawi

    15 December 2020

    The new action programme will see ECAM establish a National Employer Taskforce Against Child Labour, promote child labour elimination policies and practices across the private sector, and facilitate more and better Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) investments by companies to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  18. Development of a national action plan for Uganda

    The FAIRWAY Programme conducted a two day planning workshop with key migration national stakeholders in Uganda, with the goal of developing a national action plan.

  19. Namibia ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) and the Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190)

    10 December 2020

  20. Participants thought about the Labour Migration Analysis virtual meetings

    10 December 2020