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

    05 December 2019

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

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

    03 December 2019

    From 28 to 30 August, 2019, the ILO attended the Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) 7 Plenary Meeting in Yokohama, Japan, an event organized by the Government of Japan, the United Nations, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Bank, and the African Union Commission (AUC).

  3. 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.

  4. Closing Ceremony

  5. Opening Session

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

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

  8. International Labour Standards, Social Dialogue and Gender Equality in the Realization of Decent Work Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals

  9. Skills, Technological Pathways and Productivity for a Brighter Future of Work in Africa

  10. Making Decent Work a Reality for Africa’s Youth

  11. Transforming Africa’s Informal and Rural Economy for Decent Work

  12. UNHCR and ILO to launch a joint initiative to support the urbanization and economic integration process of Malian refugees in Niger

    22 November 2019

  13. © Neil Palmer / CIAT 2019

    ILO’s 14th African Regional Meeting to set agenda for next decade in Africa

    21 November 2019

  14. 14th African Regional Meeting

    The African Regional Meeting will bring together the ILO’s tripartite constituents and actors of the world of work in Africa, to discuss regional world of work priorities and the ILO’s vision for 2020 and beyond.

  15. Zimbabwean Artists Fast Forward to the Greener Future of Work

    13 November 2019

    In July 2019 the Green enterPRIZE Innovation and Development Programme, supported by the Government of Sweden, sent out the "Fast Forward Competition for the Arts" call to artists from across Zimbabwe to express through arts the changing world of work. The categories were illustration and painting, photography, music, poetry and any mix.

  16. ILO and Ericsson join forces to enhance labour standards in the Egyptian ICT sector

    13 November 2019

    Ericsson and ILO have officially launched the beginning of the implementation phase of collaboration between the two sides to enhance occupational safety and health and work conditions in Egypt.

  17. Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

  18. Sudan ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    11 November 2019

    Sudan is the 95th member State to have ratified this Convention.

  19. Call for proposals to design a social media campaign entitled “Balad’na Me7tagal’ha"; translation: Our Country Needs Her/ “Masr Me7tagal’ha”; translation: Egypt Needs Her

    11 November 2019

    Your Proposal must be received by the ILO no later than 15 December 2019.

  20. Support the Organization and Management of Training Delivery on Entrepreneurship and Employability Skills in Menoufia, Egypt

    10 November 2019

    Your Proposal must be received by the ILO no later than 10 December 2019, 4:00 PM Cairo Time.