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  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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

  4. 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.

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

    30 October 2019

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

  6. Workers in Zimbabwe reflect on the Future of Work

    29 October 2019

    Trade union leaders met on 21 and 22 October 2019, in Harare for a labour symposium under the theme: “The Future of Work: Towards a resilient social contract”. The meeting discussed the disruptions currently experienced and expected in the world of work, offering possible strategies to ensure a human centered agenda in the future. The meeting also discussed the future of trade unions in the face of all these changes.

  7. Promoting a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient economies in Southern Africa

    25 October 2019

    Course

  8. ILO provided a platform for knowledge sharing among social partners in EAC- IGAD Member States

    22 October 2019

    The ILO is implementing a project “Free Movement of Persons and Transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving Opportunities for Regular Labour Mobility” in collaboration with the IGAD Secretariat and financed by the European Union, Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF).

  9. TICAD 7 Side Event - ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue (Held on 29 Aug. 2019) Meeting Report

    21 October 2019

  10. It is time to conclude reform of the labour law!

    21 October 2019

    There has been a growing commitment among tripartite partners in Zimbabwe to apply international labour standards during the on-going process of labour law reform. This process is benefitting from technical and financial support from the ILO. A consensus building meeting on labour law reform agreed on the amendments to the Labour Act.

  11. © TREEAID 2019

    A more effective labour market approach to fighting poverty

    17 October 2019

  12. New ILO research identifies policies to tackle poverty and inequality

    17 October 2019

    Combining active labour market policies with income support makes both measures more effective in tackling poverty and helping people find decent work, a new report finds.

  13. SafeYouth@Work tripartite results and sustainability workshop

    16 October 2019

    The workshop was held from 14 to 16 October 2019 at ITC-ILO, Turin, Italy

  14. Refugee access to labour markets and decent work sensitization workshop

    15 October 2019

    According to latest estimates, 6.8 million refugees (UNHCR, 31 August 2019) are living in Ethiopia, and 2.8 million internally displaced populations have been forced to flee their homes due to recent unrest in the country.

  15. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | THE GAMBIA - “People with disabilities should have equal opportunities to work and contribute to society”

    10 October 2019

    An unemployed female worker with a hearing disability explains how she was offered to successfully join an ILO public work programme and develop her skills.

  16. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | TANZANIA - “Today, I own my business and I know how to protect myself from HIV infection”

    10 October 2019

    An ILO project in Tanzania helped women like Angel Banda to become financially independent while at the same time providing them with training on HIV prevention.

  17. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SUDAN - “Starting a local business made it possible for us to cover our needs and even to save some money”

    10 October 2019

    An ILO project provided training to vulnerable communities in the Darfur region that led to the creation of small businesses.

  18. Where is the “human-centred approach”?

    10 October 2019

    A struggling economy in a mineral rich country has pushed many people into finding creative ways of surviving, at times engaging in risky behaviours. The occupational hazards they face are both personal and communal.

  19. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | SOMALIA - “Now I am no longer a refugee and I even managed to set up my own business in Baidoa”

    09 October 2019

    Former Somali refugee Mohamud Mohamed benefitted from an ILO project that helped him to resettle in Somalia by providing him the necessary tools to start a business.

  20. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ZIMBABWE - “Now I make enough money to support my family”

    09 October 2019

    Mary Tarudana has become a respected female entrepreneur thanks to an ILO project aimed at improving living conditions of women and their families in rural areas.