What's new

  1. 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.

  2. Lesotho joins efforts to combat forced labour

    23 August 2019

    Lesotho has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 37th ILO member State to do so

  3. Training of Trainers Workshop ILO core International Labour Standards

    23 August 2019

    COSATU Youth Leadership

  4. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | LESOTHO - “The training provided me with clarity on most of the issues that I took for granted as a veteran labour inspector”

    15 August 2019

    An ILO project provided training for labour inspectors to improve their work but also to make inspections more relevant within the national context.

  5. Support for the development of Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in Ghana

    15 August 2019

    ILO and partners organize capacity building workshop to support the development of skills strategies for three sectors in Ghana in alignment with Government agenda of addressing the skills mismatch of the TVET sector.

  6. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “Without the job search club, I would have never thought about applying for a job outside my field of study”

    14 August 2019

    An ILO’s project in Egypt helps young women and men without professional experience to find their first job, including an unemployed archaeologist from Luxor.

  7. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | EGYPT - “The new organic fertilizer has led to better fruit and vegetable crops.”

    14 August 2019

    An Egyptian farm owner explains how an ILO biogas pilot project made it possible for him to both increase productivity and improve the environment.

  8. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | KENYA - “Green jobs are essential to economic growth and the reduction of unemployment”

    13 August 2019

    NAIROBI, Kenya (ILO News) – Forty-year-old entrepreneur, Magdalene Saitoti, is among the Kenyans to benefit from a project aimed at creating green jobs in the building industry, reducing poverty in pastoralist communities and strengthening the country’s resilience to climate change.

  9. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I still live with back pain because of my work as a child in a tea plantation”

    13 August 2019

    Molly Namirembe was involved in child labour for two years in Uganda when she was just 11. She is still coping with the consequences and decided to share her story to help eradicate child labour.

  10. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Uganda’s tea and coffee supply chains”

    13 August 2019

    Uganda is one of the six countries covered by a new ILO project to accelerate the elimination of child labour in African supply chains. It is likely to have a major impact on thousands of children’s lives throughout the country.

  11. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I still live with back pain because of my work as a child in a tea plantation”

    13 August 2019

    Molly Namirembe was involved in child labour for two years in Uganda when she was just 11. She is still coping with the consequences and decided to share her story to help eradicate child labour.

  12. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I have taken the HIV test. Now I encourage my co-workers to do the same”

    13 August 2019

    A road construction supervisor has been trained by the ILO to promote HIV counselling and testing among workers in a particularly vulnerable sector.

  13. Reviewing the impact of Social Protection

    13 August 2019

    The ILO, Government ministries, UN Partners, Donors, civil society and media embark on a Joint Annual Review to assess the impacts of Social Protection programmes in Zambia.

  14. ILO Director-General visits ILO entrepreneurship training at Abuja Migrant Resource Centre

    05 August 2019

    ILO Conducts Start and Improve Your Business Step Down Training for Beneficiaries of Migrant Resource Centres in Abuja, Nigeria.

  15. Youth delegates call for systematic changes to global youth employment policies

    05 August 2019

    Young leaders at the ILO Global Youth Employment Forum in Nigeria highlight need for better jobs, entrepreneurship, training and rights.

  16. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | LIBERIA - “With a healthy environment, people’s health improves too”

    31 July 2019

    Village elder David Wolo was among the people from a poor neighbourhood in Monrovia who benefitted from an ILO project part of the post-Ebola recovery strategy.

  17. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ESWATINI - “The workplace is an effective entry point for HIV prevention”

    31 July 2019

    Themba Malinga decided to get tested for HIV after attending an ILO HIV prevention session at his workplace.

  18. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “I always wanted to produce locally and sale globally”

    31 July 2019

    A successful businesswoman from Ethiopia who benefitted from ILO training explains how she managed to deploy local resources while creating a market-leading global brand.

  19. The Director-General, Nigeria National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) visits ILO Country Office, Abuja

    31 July 2019

    The NYSC Director-General paid a courtesy visit to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone to discuss deepening relations with the Federal Agency as regards youth employment and entrepreneurship development in Nigeria.

  20. Zanzibar collaborates with ILO to develop first Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme

    31 July 2019

    Zanzibar’s Vocational Training Authority (VTA) organised the workshop to develop pilot competency standards for RPL in 3 occupations