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

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

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

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

  5. ILO Accel Africa project supports the drafting of the Nigeria Alliance 8.7 communication strategy in Lagos

    27 November 2019

    The workshop gathered approximately 40 participants who are Members of the Alliance 8.7 Technical Committee and are members of one of the three identified Priority areas.

  6. ILO launches the Report: “Ending Child Labour, Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains”

    27 November 2019

    The report joins data and expertise from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) , the International Organization for Migration (IOM) , the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) under the Alliance 8.7 .

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

    22 November 2019

  8. © Neil Palmer / CIAT 2020

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

    21 November 2019

  9. 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.

  10. ILO supports the participation of over 1500 children to the Abidjan District International Marathon

    15 November 2019

    On the celebration of the National Day of Peace in Côte d'Ivoire, and a few days before the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the International Labour Organisation provide over 1500 T-shirts to children participating in the International Marathon of Abidjan District, an event bringing together more than 20,000 people with about 50 athletes nominated by National Federations of Algeria, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, France, Ghana , Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, DR Congo, Senegal, Togo and Tunisia.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Malawi renews commitment toward International Labour Standards

    12 November 2019

  14. 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.

  15. ILO Launches Financial Education Training In Abuja, Nigeria, to Support Employment Prospects of Potential and Return Migrants in Nigeria and Ghana

    08 November 2019

    International Labour Organization (ILO) Conducts Training on Financial Education for Personnel of Employment and Migration Resource centres and financial institutions in Nigeria and Ghana.

  16. ILO's Actuarial Model Workshop (4-7 November)

    ILO is organizing, within the scope of the ACTION/Portugal project, two technical workshops in Maputo to enhance social security institutions' capacity to deal with fundamental aspects to ensure sustainability of the contributory social security system in Mozambique: training on ILO's Actuarial Model (4-7 November)

  17. ILO's Governance of Pension Funds' Investments Workshop(7-8 November)

    ILO is organizing, within the scope of the ACTION/Portugal project, two technical workshops in Maputo to enhance social security institutions' capacity to deal with fundamental aspects to ensure sustainability of the contributory social security system in Mozambique: training on ILO's Governance of Pension Funds' Investments Workshop(7-8 November)

  18. ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  19. International Labour Organization (ILO) LO Pledges Support for Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies

    31 October 2019

    The Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS) addresses Human Rights issues within employment relations through their 2019 Public Lecture and National Dialogue, on the theme “Casting Human Rights in Employment Relations Mould: From State to Workplace Perspective”, held in Ilorin, on 31st October 2019.

  20. Sudan ratifies the Part-Time Work Convention, 1994 (No. 175)

    30 October 2019

    Sudan is the 18th member State to have ratified this Convention