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  1. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I still live with back pain because of my work as a child in a tea plantation”

    13 August 2019

    Molly Namirembe was involved in child labour for two years in Uganda when she was just 11. She is still coping with the consequences and decided to share her story to help eradicate child labour.

  2. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | UGANDA - “I have taken the HIV test. Now I encourage my co-workers to do the same”

    13 August 2019

    A road construction supervisor has been trained by the ILO to promote HIV counselling and testing among workers in a particularly vulnerable sector.

  3. Reviewing the impact of Social Protection

    13 August 2019

    The ILO, Government ministries, UN Partners, Donors, civil society and media embark on a Joint Annual Review to assess the impacts of Social Protection programmes in Zambia.

  4. ILO Director-General visits ILO entrepreneurship training at Abuja Migrant Resource Centre

    05 August 2019

    ILO Conducts Start and Improve Your Business Step Down Training for Beneficiaries of Migrant Resource Centres in Abuja, Nigeria.

  5. Youth delegates call for systematic changes to global youth employment policies

    05 August 2019

    Young leaders at the ILO Global Youth Employment Forum in Nigeria highlight need for better jobs, entrepreneurship, training and rights.

  6. « 100 YEARS – 100 LIVES » | LIBERIA - “With a healthy environment, people’s health improves too”

    31 July 2019

    Village elder David Wolo was among the people from a poor neighbourhood in Monrovia who benefitted from an ILO project part of the post-Ebola recovery strategy.

  7. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ESWATINI - “The workplace is an effective entry point for HIV prevention”

    31 July 2019

    Themba Malinga decided to get tested for HIV after attending an ILO HIV prevention session at his workplace.

  8. « 100 Years – 100 Lives » | ETHIOPIA - “I always wanted to produce locally and sale globally”

    31 July 2019

    A successful businesswoman from Ethiopia who benefitted from ILO training explains how she managed to deploy local resources while creating a market-leading global brand.

  9. Zanzibar collaborates with ILO to develop first Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) programme

    31 July 2019

    Zanzibar’s Vocational Training Authority (VTA) organised the workshop to develop pilot competency standards for RPL in 3 occupations

  10. ILO Director visit Luapula Province

    31 July 2019

    The ILO Director has embarked on the familiarization tour of Development Cooperation projects to meet partners, stakeholders, and beneficiaries of the projects.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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).

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 2019 TICADVII ILO Side Event (29 Aug)

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

  18. 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.

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

  20. 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.