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  1. Tunisia ratifies the Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health Convention, 2006 (No. 187)

    02 August 2021

  2. IGAD Region Media Competition on reporting Labour Migration

    29 July 2021

  3. ILO Secures €8 Million from EU for Projects in Sierra Leone

    28 July 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) has signed an €8 million partnership agreement with European Union for implementation of feeder road maintenance and youth entrepreneurship programme in agricultural value chain in Sierra Leone.

  4. ILO - LWF: Vocational skills development – a path to self-reliance

    23 July 2021

    The ILO and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) have partnered to bring integrated skills development services to the youth of Kebribeyah in Ethiopia

  5. ILO Supports the Federal Government of Nigeria to validate the Revised National Policy on Labour Migration

    21 July 2021

    Towards strengthening the national policy environment that facilitates effective labour migration and adequately protects and promotes rights of all migrant workers, the International Labour Organization supported the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to convene a two-day stakeholders’ workshop rom 7 – 8 July, 2021 to validate the revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM).

  6. Quality apprenticeships for young people in Burkina Faso

    15 July 2021

    150 young apprentices trained thanks to the project Support to the Global Initiative for Decent Youth Employment in the Sahel, whose primary objective is to promote quality apprenticeship systems and youth employment.

  7. ILO welcomes BRICS Ministers' support for human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    15 July 2021

    The ILO’s Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, adopted by the membership at the International Labour Conference in June, has been endorsed by the Labour and Employment Ministers of the five BRICS economies.

  8. The CLEAR Cotton project works with the Government of Burkina Faso to say no to child labour

    12 July 2021

    The CLEAR Cotton project and the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Protection committed to the fight against child labour in Burkina Faso during a “Week of Action” to mark World Day Against Child Labour.

  9. Europe and Central Asia: Regional launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 12th July 2021. “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” and associated materials is launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union s in Europe and Central Asia.

  10. THAMM programme holds first regional conference on labour migration re-sponses to COVID-19 crisis in European and North African countries

    09 July 2021

    In close collaboration with the European Commission (EC), the International Labour Or-ganization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) co-organized a virtual regional conference – from 5 to 7 July – on Labour Migration Responses to COVID-19 in European and North African Countries. It was the first regional meeting under the “Towards a Holistic Approach to Labour Migration Governance and Mobility in North Africa” (THAMM) Programme.

  11. CLEAR Cotton and ACCEL Africa projects raise awareness about child labour in Mali on World Day Against Child Labour

    07 July 2021

    The CLEAR Cotton and ACCEL Africa projects joined forces to mark World Day Against Child Labour in Mali. On the occasion, the winners of the CLEAR Cotton category of the Music Against Child Labour competition in Mali were announced.

  12. Join the ILO’s global campaign for ratification of Violence and Harassment Convention

    02 July 2021

    Public urged to take part in the campaign to raise awareness of violence and harassment in the workplace and to encourage their governments to ratify ILO Convention No. 190.

  13. Building Forward Better in the Fishery Industry

    02 July 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) with support from the European Commission (EC) has launched the Sustainable Supply Chains to Build Back Better (SSCBBB) project that will focus on promoting decent work and opportunities in the Fisheries Sector of Namibia.

  14. Mauritius ratifies the Violence and Harassment Convention

    01 July 2021

    Mauritius became the seventh country in the world, and the third African country, to ratify the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).

  15. Grand Opening: Zimbabwe’s Domestic Workers Training Centre

    30 June 2021

    Mendy Lerato Lusaba, founder of the Domestic Workers Association of Zimbabwe and winner of the 2020 ILO Skills Innovation Challenge, realizes her dream of opening a training centre.

  16. ILO Aligns SCORE Training with Ghana Enterprises Agency’s (GEA) Kaizen Programme

    28 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) aligns its SCORE programme with the interventions of Ghana Enterprises Agency to have a coordinated delivery to SMEs and synergies.

  17. 2021 Virtual Zambia Social Protection Week

    The Government of the Republic of Zambia in collaboration with the United Nations in Zambia is, for the fourth time, hosting the Zambia Social Protection Week (ZSPW) under the theme “Responsive Social Protection in a Changing World”. The 2021 Virtual Zambia Social Protection Week is a public event, that brings together Government, Social Partners, Cooperating Partners, Civil Society Organizations, Social Security institutions, Academia, Faith Based Organizations, Parliamentarians, Media and most importantly the general public to be informed, discuss and contribute to the development of Social Protection in Zambia.

  18. High level launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a high-level launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 24th June 2021 AT 9:00 GMT (11:00 CEST). “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” and associated materials will be launched during a panel discussions which will bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union movement.

  19. Trade Unions matter in a human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    24 June 2021

    The new edition of the International Journal of Labour Research explores strategies to help workers and their organizations shape COVID-19 response policies and advocate for social justice and workers’ rights.

  20. AU, ILO and UNICEF mark the World Day against Child Labour in Africa

    18 June 2021

    The African Union, ILO and UNICEF organized a virtual Continental event to mark the World Day against Child Labour. The event brought together key actors, to discuss strategies to address child labour, taking a holistic and systemic approach based on the 2020 Global Estimates on Child Labour and related recommendations, which had been launched by the ILO and UNICEF on 10 June.