What's new

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

    03 July 2019

  2. ILO and UNDP host youth and women economic empowerment training in Kigoma

    03 July 2019

    The programme focuses on building the business literacy of 289 beneficiaries of which 85% are women.

  3. The ILO Apprenticeship Programme focuses on Arusha and Zanzibar trainers in Tanzania

    03 July 2019

    Over 110 hotel supervisors and trainers coached on using Apprenticeship tools

  4. Launch of Peace Building Fund Project in Gbarnga, Bong County- Liberia

    28 June 2019

    ILO in partnership with FAO and WFP with the Government of Liberia launch the peace building fund project to address two interlinked and interrelated causes of conflicts- Insufficient participation of youth in local dispute resolution; and Lack of youth employment and livelihood opportunities.

  5. ILO to launch a programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia

    26 June 2019

    ILO is to host a launching event for the programme on advancing Decent Work and inclusive industrialization in Ethiopia.

  6. Future of trade unions depends on organizing the informal economy

    20 June 2019

    A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.

  7. ILO and GIZ Launch Business Management Training In Abuja, Nigeria, to Support Employment Prospects of Potential and Return Migrants In Nigeria and Ghana

    14 June 2019

    To promote income earning and employment opportunities among potential and returning migrants, the ILO in collaboration with GIZ organized a two-week Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) training for staff of migration and employment resource centres in Nigeria and Ghana.

  8. Mauritius ratifies the Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183)

    14 June 2019

  9. ILO Supports SME Development for Women in Nigeria with Training of Trainers Workshop on Improving Exhibition Skills

    13 June 2019

    ILO organises a Training of Trainers workshop on “Improve Your Exhibition Skills” (IYES) to build the capacity of Business Development Services providers supporting female and rural entrepreneurs to successfully organize and participate in trade fairs and exhibitions.

  10. Zambian Children Call for a Stop to Child Labour

    13 June 2019

    The 2019 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) was commemorated under the theme: ‘Children should not work in the fields, but on dreams’. In Zambia, multitudes of youths assembled at Lusaka’s Olympic Youth Development Centre to mark the day.

  11. Dreams of Gold

    12 June 2019

    Creating a virtual reality film of child gold miners in Ghana exposed cameraman Damien Riunaud to the realities of this brutal, dangerous work, and the importance of the ILO’s campaign to end it.

  12. Madagascar takes a leading role in the “One for All” Centenary ratification campaign by ratifying six ILO Conventions

    12 June 2019

  13. Out of the mines and into school

    12 June 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.

  14. ILO calls actors to join the movement against child labour in Africa

    12 June 2019

    On the Celebration of the World Day Against Child Labour, the International Labour Organisation calls actors and organisations to join and add their voices towards the acceleration of the worldwide movement against child labour.

  15. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | SOMALIA - “Social dialogue made it possible for us to reform the old labour law”

    10 June 2019

    The ILO supported Somali social partners in reaching a compromise on a new Labour Code that offers better protection to all stakeholders.

  16. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | EGYPT - “I learned a lot more than just CV-writing”

    07 June 2019

    ILO helps young Egyptian graduates who have been outside the job market for some time to find work through job search clubs.

  17. Launch of new ILO “100 Years, 100 Lives” digital platform in Africa

    On Friday 7 June 2019, the ILO Regional Office for Africa will be launching its new web platform “100 years, 100 lives" to mark the International Labour Organisation’s centenary as well as 60 years of operations in Africa.

  18. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Youth employment 

    07 June 2019

  19. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Working time 

    07 June 2019

  20. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | Work, peace and resilience 

    07 June 2019