What's new

  1. ILO, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to strengthen partnership in Africa

    12 September 2019

    New Memorandum of Understanding underscores renewed commitment to social justice, with focus on workers’ rights, labour migration, youth employment and the informal economy.

  2. Tanzania Government and partners join ILO in marking its Centenary

    12 September 2019

    The celebrations will be graced by the Prime Minister Hon Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa

  3. ILO launches a programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia

    05 September 2019

    Addis Ababa (ILO News): The ILO in collaboration with the tripartite partners; Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions, Ethiopian Employers’ Confederation and Ethiopian Industry Employers’ Confederation officially launched the programme ‘Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia’ on July 3, 2019.

  4. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “The training helped me to understand the importance of team work which is critical to improve productivity”

    05 September 2019

    An ILO project is contributing to the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia through improved labour relations, productivity, wages and working conditions.

  5. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | KENYA - “Our programme combines HIV testing and social protection awareness for workers in the informal economy”

    05 September 2019

    An innovative ILO programme increases awareness of workers in the informal economy to get tested on HIV and to join social protection schemes.

  6. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “Getting myself through college is my priority”

    05 September 2019

    As Ethiopia embarks on the journey of industrialization, more and more young people are joining the garment and textile industry to make ends meet.

  7. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “Nothing compares with working in your own country”

    05 September 2019

    How a migrant domestic worker from Ethiopia found an alternative to migration after attending an ILO training programme.

  8. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | NIGERIA - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Nigeria’s supply chains”

    04 September 2019

    Nigeria is one of the six countries covered by a new ILO project to accelerate the elimination of child labour in African supply chains.

  9. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | NIGERIA - “I was an experienced trainer before but I am even more since I completed the training on cooperatives”

    04 September 2019

    An ILO training for trainers made it possible for Mailafiya Stephen Jock to learn new skills and train more people on agricultural cooperatives.

  10. US delegation visits ILO projects addressing child labour in cocoa-farming communities in Côte d'Ivoire

    04 September 2019

    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, September 3, 2019 – A delegation of staff members from the United States House of Representatives visited a cocoa-growing community, which benefited from four International Labour Office (ILO) projects aimed at eliminating child labour and improving occupational safety and health (OSH) for young farmers and communities in Côte d’Ivoire.

  11. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | BOTSWANA - “ILO action has led to a complete review of labour laws in Botswana”

    04 September 2019

    Botswana has started a complete review of its labour laws to make them compatible with international labour standards.

  12. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “The training in tailoring made it possible for me to leave drug addiction for good”

    03 September 2019

    Saleh Awadhi managed to leave the drug rehabilitation house and open his own tailoring business after attending an ILO training.

  13. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | RWANDA - “The project helped national policies to reduce poverty and create jobs”

    03 September 2019

    An ILO-led programme helped the government and social partners to make sure job creation goes along with economic growth.

  14. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “The ILO prize was key for me to develop an effective business model”

    03 September 2019

    How a young South African entrepreneur boosted his business by taking part in an ILO competition.

  15. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Employing people living with HIV can help to reduce the economic vulnerability in my community”

    03 September 2019

    An ILO project supported vulnerable communities along the Chirundu Corridor to better protect them from HIV infection through economic empowerment.

  16. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “The Domestic Workers Convention can become a powerful tool for justice”

    03 September 2019

    A union leader from South Africa explains how the ILO Domestic Workers Convention made a difference in the struggle to improve working conditions for this particularly vulnerable group.

  17. Sub-Regional Tripartite Consultations for the Formulation of Skills Partnerships on Migration Western Africa and the Sahel

    Skills partnerships can contribute to reaping migrants’ potential more effectively, being an innovative mechanism for maximising brain gain and sharing the benefits of migration for both origin and destination countries.

  18. Getting myself through college is my priority

    28 August 2019

    As Ethiopia embarks on the journey of industrialization, more and more young people are joining the garment and textile industry to make ends meet.

  19. ILO ACCEL Africa project organises a validation meeting for its Nigeria work plan

    27 August 2019

    Abuja, 25 July 2019--- The International Labour Organisation, ILO, is organising the validation meeting for its "Accelerating Action for the Elimination of Child Labour in supply Chains in Africa" project, ACCEL AFRICA, funded by the Government of the Netherlands, and implemented in Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda.

  20. SOCIAL PROTECTION SECTOR REVIEW IN NIGERIA

    27 August 2019

    To support the Social Protection Sector Review in Nigeria, stakeholders hold a workshop to carefully outline the strategy and method of data collection as well as redesign the data collection tools to be more country specific.