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  1. “Zimbabwe is ready for the BPO market”

    26 September 2019

    BPO is a business practice model where an organisation hires another company to perform a task that the hiring organization requires for its own business to operate successfully.

  2. Developing a Skills Strategy for the Garment sector in Ethiopia

    24 September 2019

    As part of the Norwegian-funded SKILL-UP Ethiopia Project, the ILO in collaboration with national stakeholders organized a capacity-building workshop using the ILO’s Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology.

  3. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “The ILO training was a real life-changing experience”

    20 September 2019

    Max – a young man from Dar es Salaam – changed his mind about trainings when he attended an ILO entrepreneurship programme that led him to start his own business.

  4. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “I can see a new person in me because of the apprenticeship training”

    20 September 2019

    ILO’s support for quality apprenticeships is increasingly making decent work a reality for young people in Tanzania, such as Said Musa Selemani.

  5. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “The ILO project came to rescue us so that we can sell our bananas for a fair price”

    20 September 2019

    An ILO project focussing on the food production sector and gold ore processing made it possible for people like Weldone Mupita to improve their income.

  6. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Whatever it is that I can do, a woman is also capable of doing it”

    20 September 2019

    An ILO Project on gender equality in Zimbabwe helped traditional leaders like Madamombe to understand the benefits of involving women in economic and social activities.

  7. Tanzania Prime Minister H.E. Kassim Majaliwa officiates at ILO Centenary Celebrations: Hails the Organization for spearheading Social Justice and Decent work in the world of work

    19 September 2019

    Celebrations included the launch of the National Apprenticeship Programme and Planting of 100 trees in Dodoma, the capital city

  8. The Green Jobs Assessments Institutions Network (GAIN) establishes its First Training Hub in Africa

    19 September 2019

    GAIN Training Hub in Africa

  9. ILO, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to strengthen partnership in Africa

    12 September 2019

    New Memorandum of Understanding underscores renewed commitment to social justice, with focus on workers’ rights, labour migration, youth employment and the informal economy.

  10. Tanzania Government and partners join ILO in marking its Centenary

    12 September 2019

    The celebrations will be graced by the Prime Minister Hon Kassim Majaliwa Majaliwa

  11. Sub-Regional Tripartite Consultations for the Formulation of Skills Partnerships on Migration in Western Africa and the Sahel

    Skills partnerships can contribute to reaping migrants’ potential more effectively, being an innovative mechanism for maximising brain gain and sharing the benefits of migration for both origin and destination countries.

  12. Sub-Regional Tripartite Consultations for the Formulation of Skills Partnerships on Migration in Central Africa

    Skills partnerships can contribute to reaping migrants’ potential more effectively, being an innovative mechanism for maximising brain gain and sharing the benefits of migration for both origin and destination countries.

  13. ILO launches a programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia

    05 September 2019

    Addis Ababa (ILO News): The ILO in collaboration with the tripartite partners; Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions, Ethiopian Employers’ Confederation and Ethiopian Industry Employers’ Confederation officially launched the programme ‘Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia’ on July 3, 2019.

  14. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “The training helped me to understand the importance of team work which is critical to improve productivity”

    05 September 2019

    An ILO project is contributing to the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia through improved labour relations, productivity, wages and working conditions.

  15. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | KENYA - “Our programme combines HIV testing and social protection awareness for workers in the informal economy”

    05 September 2019

    An innovative ILO programme increases awareness of workers in the informal economy to get tested on HIV and to join social protection schemes.

  16. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “Getting myself through college is my priority”

    05 September 2019

    As Ethiopia embarks on the journey of industrialization, more and more young people are joining the garment and textile industry to make ends meet.

  17. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “Nothing compares with working in your own country”

    05 September 2019

    How a migrant domestic worker from Ethiopia found an alternative to migration after attending an ILO training programme.

  18. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | NIGERIA - “The ILO project will contribute to the elimination of child labour in Nigeria’s supply chains”

    04 September 2019

    Nigeria is one of the six countries covered by a new ILO project to accelerate the elimination of child labour in African supply chains.

  19. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | NIGERIA - “I was an experienced trainer before but I am even more since I completed the training on cooperatives”

    04 September 2019

    An ILO training for trainers made it possible for Mailafiya Stephen Jock to learn new skills and train more people on agricultural cooperatives.

  20. US delegation visits ILO projects addressing child labour in cocoa-farming communities in Côte d'Ivoire

    04 September 2019

    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, September 3, 2019 – A delegation of staff members from the United States House of Representatives visited a cocoa-growing community, which benefited from four International Labour Office (ILO) projects aimed at eliminating child labour and improving occupational safety and health (OSH) for young farmers and communities in Côte d’Ivoire.