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  1. ILO Director Presents Credentials to COMESA Secretary General

    31 July 2019

    The ILO Director has presented his credentials to COMESA Secretary General as special representative for the regional grouping.

  2. Tripartite Negotiating Forum: Reinvigorating the social contract

    30 July 2019

    Steps to institutionalise social dialogue in Zimbabwe, although small and measured, look promising as there are many positive examples from Africa to learn from. There is little reason to fail as the ILO Global Commission report: Working for a Brighter Future calls for a human-centred agenda for the future of work that reinvigorates the social contract by placing people and the work they do at the centre of socio-economic and business practices.

  3. Smart partnership in action

    30 July 2019

    The ILO, in partnership with the Government of Zimbabwe, through the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Art and Recreation completed the construction of a fruits and vegetables pack-house built with financial support by the African Development Bank (AfDB) under the Youth and Women Empowerment Project (YWEP).

  4. Artists called to express the transforming world of work in a greener Zimbabwe

    29 July 2019

    Recognising that there are jobs in the world of Art, a Competition for the Arts ‘Fast Forward: The Future of Work in a Green Economy’ was launched on 8 July ending on August 25, 2019 under the Green enterPRIZE project supported by the Government of Sweden. Shortlisted artists, who will take part in the official competition, will be announced on August 26.

  5. Zimbabwe: The rewards of going green

    29 July 2019

    The ILO’s Green enterPrize helps support green and growth-oriented small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in Zimbabwe. Several winners say the competition has been a big help for their companies.

  6. Exceeding production targets through waste reduction in Ghana

    28 July 2019

    Participation in SCORE Training enabled Carmeuse Lime Products Ghana Ltd. to reduce waste and exceed production targets, while stepping up on safety issues and improving environmental impact.

  7. 2019 TICADVII ILO Side Event

    ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue Jobs4Youth: A Human-centered Agenda to Boost Investments and Productivity in Africa

  8. Fast Forward Competition for the Arts

    25 July 2019

    To celebrate its centenary, the ILO Office in Harare is pleased to announce its first Competition for the Arts. Fast Forward: The Future of Work in a Green Economy aims to boost the creative economy in Zimbabwe and spark conversations with artists about new forces that are transforming the world of work.

  9. Wellness into the Centenary and Golden Anniversary by the ILO and UNFPA

  10. TRANSFORM learning package in Social Protection taking place in Mozambique 22-26 July

    ILO is organizing a new application of TRANSFORM learning package on the administration of national social protection floors in Africa, taking place in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique next week (22-26 July). This training will benefit 35 INAS (National Institute of Social Action) Delegates, responsible staff for implementing non-contributory social protection programmes in Mozambique.

  11. Kerryn Krige, ILO DWT/CO-Pretoria

    22 July 2019

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  12. Global Youth Employment Forum 2019: Today and Tomorrow with Decent Jobs for Youth

    To celebrate 100 years of continuous work in promoting decent work and advancing social justice, and to reinvigorate the Call for Action, the ILO organizes the Global Youth Employment Forum, to be held in Abuja, Nigeria on 1-3 August 2019, under the auspices of the Government of Nigeria.

  13. ILO PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR ECOWAS LABOUR MARKET GOVERNANCE

    19 July 2019

    In order to strengthen dialogue, coordination and collaboration among Member States in the Labour and Employment fields within the region, the ECOWAS Commission organised a 3-day General Assembly of the ECOWAS Tripartite Social Dialogue Forum in Abuja.

  14. A quantum leap for Gender Equality, for a better Future of Work for all

    19 July 2019

    South Africa on the road to ratification of Convention 190

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    Microinsurance saves the day for cocoa farmers

    19 July 2019

    An ILO partnership with a major cocoa buyer and an insurance company saved the day for a family of cocoa farmers. Their story shows the difference microinsurance can make for some of the most vulnerable people.

  16. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOUTH AFRICA - “I can get a salary every month instead of depending on the social grant”

    16 July 2019

    The Expanded Public Works programme supported by the ILO provided job opportunities to many people from the province of Northern Cape who had been unemployed for months.

  17. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | MALAWI – “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee supply chains”

    16 July 2019

    Malawi 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.

  18. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | MALAWI – “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee supply chains”

    16 July 2019

    Malawi 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.

  19. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | DJIBOUTI – ETHIOPIA – ERITREA – KENYA – SOMALIA – SUDAN – SOUTH SUDAN – UGANDA - “Improving labour mobility and regional integration can boost decent work and economic growth in the IGAD region”

    16 July 2019

    The ILO is implementing a project to improve opportunities for regulated labour mobility and decent work within the IGAD countries.

  20. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | GHANA “I stopped working at the mine, I want to study more and become an artist”

    16 July 2019

    An ILO project in Ghana’s artisanal mining communities is helping to reduce child labour and open up opportunities for education for vulnerable children.