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  1. ILO And NECA Collaborate To Eliminate Child Labour In Nigeria

    12 August 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) have agreed to collaborate to accelerate progress on the elimination of Child Labour in the Cocoa and Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) supply chains in Nigeria through the Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa) Project. The ACCEL Africa project is a 4-year project funded by the Dutch Government; however, implementation in Nigeria is from May 2019 to October 2022.

  2. Tackling the Covid-19 Pandemic, Climate Disasters and the Locust Plague in East Africa

  3. Green jobs offer hope for a better future for the African continent

    24 July 2020

    Africa is the region that is hardest hit by the negative effects of climate change, and yet is the continent that contributes the lowest overall CO2 emissions per capita. The ILO’s Green Jobs programme offers an opportunity to make a difference in terms of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change, while at the same time reducing unemployment.

  4. ILO and UNAIDS provide PPE and welfare items to PLW HIVAIDS to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19

    21 July 2020

    In response to the call by the UNAIDS Executive Director, to reprogramme up to fifty percent (50%) of the 2020 UNAIDS country envelope funds for COVID-19 related activities, the ILO along with it partners donated assorted COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment and Rice to Four Networks of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Monrovia, on July 15, 2020.

  5. ILO Commends NECA for its leadership role in finding solutions to COVI-19 challenges in Nigeria

    21 July 2020

    The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association held its Annual General Meeting on 21st of July 2020 during which it elected a new president and discussed issues affecting the organization and Nigeria as a whole.

  6. IGAD Member States Labour Migration Experts testimony to FMPT project capacity building support

    20 July 2020

  7. ILO trains Ghanaian businesses on business digitization and e-commerce

    20 July 2020

    In an attempt to circumvent the odds of COVID-19 pandemic, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Ghana Project educates SMEs on business digitalization and e-commerce. This initiative is aimed at equipping SMEs with the knowledge and the drive to design and promote their businesses in the digital space.

  8. Domestic Workers Association of Zimbabwe wins the ILO Skills Innovators Challenge

    17 July 2020

    Winner of the ILO Innovators Challenge proposes to empower domestic workers with skills that respond to their current working world

  9. 1st ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call winner announced

    15 July 2020

    The winner of the first ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call has been announced, and the USD 50,000 prize has gone to a domestic workers association in Zimbabwe.

  10. ILO Global Summit builds commitment to create better world of work after COVID-19

    13 July 2020

    Global leaders discussed strategies to ensure the world of work after the COVID-19 pandemic tackles the vulnerabilities exposed by the outbreak, including a lack of social protection, the informal economy, inequality and climate change.

  11. Occupational Safety and Health

    07 July 2020

    in the context of Covid-19 in Eswatini

  12. Global leaders to address ILO Virtual Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    07 July 2020

    The largest ever online gathering of workers, employers and governments will discuss how to build back better in the post-pandemic recovery.

  13. ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action

    06 July 2020

    The webinar focused on climate action, the theme for this year’s International Day of Cooperatives. Four speakers presented on the role of cooperatives in climate change mitigation and adaptation and discussed ways to scale up efforts toward a greener and better future.

  14. High Level Meeting for Operationalization of Employment Impact Assessment in the Public Sector

  15. STRENGTHEN Strategic Knowledge Sharing Seminar Ghana

  16. African ministers, social partners join ILO high-level summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    04 July 2020

    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 3 June 2020 – More than 50 African ministers of labour or employment, along with representatives of workers’ and employers’ organizations and international organizations joined the International Labour Organization Regional Office for Africa on Thursday, 2 July for a virtual forum to discuss how to address the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  17. Regional events pave the way for global discussions on COVID-19 and the World of Work

    03 July 2020

    Participants from five ILO regions discussed the challenges of recovery and building back better, and their conclusions will feed into discussions at a ILO virtual Global Summit.

  18. Workers’ organizations are essential to promote and put into practice ILO standards on Violence and Harassment

    03 July 2020

    Social dialogue including collective bargaining remains a vital instrument for workers’organizations to advocate for the ratification and implementation of these new ILO standards on violence and harassment in the world of work.

  19. COVID-19 Crisis in Africa: Building Back Better

    COVID-19 has become a global emergency, given its impact on the entire world population, the economy and the World of Work. Beyond the health impact, COVID 19 has severely affected the economy through the lockdown and restrictive measures, which have been put in place in most African countries – with long lasting socio-economic repercussions.

  20. Apprenticeship programme resumes after COVID-19 closure

    01 July 2020

    Training institutions in Tanzania Mainland and Zanzibar resume with Apprenticeship Programme after nation-wide COVID-19 closures.