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  1. National Capacity Building Workshop on Labour Statistics highlighting the 20th ICLS on Labour Migration Statistics

    The workshop aims to strengthen capacity on labour market and migration statistics for formulation/implementation policies, projects and programmes to promote decent work for all.

  2. Promoting Fair and Effective Labour Migration Processes for Potential and Return Migrant Workers in Nigeria

    07 February 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Engages with Employers’ Organizations in Nigeria to enhance engagement in the area of Labour Migration in Nigeria through capacity building on the promotion of fair labour migration and its processes.

  3. Partnership successes in Egypt: Pilot results show enterprise improvements on all fronts

    30 January 2020

    The results of the SCORE Training pilot programme in collaboration with the Egyptian Federation of Industries (FEI) show an average satisfaction rate of 90 per cent and significant productivity gains. Companies have not only shown their willingness to improve their productivity and working conditions but also to take advantage of the flexibility of the five modules of SCORE Training.

  4. ILO builds national capacity to analyze data on child and forced labor in Africa

    29 January 2020

    The International Labour Office under its project “Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa), conducts a training on data analysis relating to child labour and forced labour for 28 participants from national statistics offices, labour ministries and regional workers and employers' organizations of the Economic Community of the West Africa States (ECOWAS) and the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) in Africa.

  5. © Bart Versteeg 2020

    Next steps to end child labour in global supply chains

    27 January 2020

    A major conference takes place this week in the Netherlands that aims to set out the next steps in ending child labour in global supply chains. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder took part in a panel discussion at the conference, which has been organized by the Dutch government in collaboration with the ILO, the Global March Against Child Labour and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

  6. The Federal Ministry of Labour And Employment Launches Nigeria’s Future of Work Report

    19 December 2019

    The Government of Nigeria with support of the ILO launched the report of the national dialogue on the Future of Work and recommended key areas of implementation that will be beneficial to Nigeria.

  7. Co-creating better work places for micro-enterprises

    18 December 2019

    As part of efforts to facilitate the transition from the informal economy to the formal, the ILO convened a two-day meeting to co-create designs of workspaces and plans to enhance the sustainability of identified enterprises.

  8. Zimbabwe takes steps to implement new Labour Migration Policy

    18 December 2019

    There has been a growing commitment for making decent work a reality for migrant workers in Zimbabwe. This process is benefiting from technical and financial support from the ILO and International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  9. The focus on productivity: A workers point of view

    17 December 2019

    ILO’s SIRAYE programme on Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization launched its productivity and quality intervention pilot led by the Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme. The intervention was a four month pilot programme aimed at improving productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

  10. Roads to Employment Opportunities and Harmonious Communities

    13 December 2019

    Forcibly displaced persons including refugees and IDPs in Ethiopia could find employment opportunities and maintain harmonious communities through the bridge of labour-based technology approaches between forcibly displaced persons and host communities

  11. Ministerial discussion on Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia

    09 December 2019

    The ILO hosted delegates from the German and Ethiopian governments to discuss “Inclusive Industrial Development and Decent Jobs in Global Supply Chains in Ethiopia”

  12. Initiative to facilitate the transition from informality to formality launched in Bulawayo

    06 December 2019

    The initiative is part of the Employment Promotion and Labour Market Governance Programme (2019 -2020), which in part, seeks to facilitate transition to formality in Zimbabwe.

  13. African countries commit to roadmap to shape the future of work on the continent

    06 December 2019

    The ILO's 14th Africa Regional Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, concluded with a Declaration reaffirming the need for a human-centred strategy

  14. Highlights of the 14th African Regional Meeting on Twitter

    05 December 2019

    Find out what you missed at the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting with a selection of the top tweets from the event.

  15. ILO attended TICAD 7 and the Special Conference on Peace and Stability in the Sahel Region

    03 December 2019

    Summary of ILO's participation in the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) 7 Plenary Meeting in Yokohama, Japan.

  16. Guy Ryder calls on Africa to work towards a human-centred future of work

    03 December 2019

    In a speech at the opening of the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, the ILO Director-General spoke of Africa’s world of work challenges and opportunities.

  17. Closing Ceremony

  18. Opening Session

  19. Presidential Panel on the Future of Work We Want for Africa

  20. Discussion on the promotion and application of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) in Africa