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  1. Preliminary analysis of a garment industry survey in Ethiopia on COVID-19 impact

    16 April 2020

    The ILO conducted 20 semi-structured interviews with managers from garment and textile factories in Ethiopia from 1-3 April 2020. Presented here are preliminary summary results from the conversations.

  2. More than Jobs for Refugees

    16 April 2020

  3. COVID-19: Challenges and Impact on the Garment and Textile Industry

    14 April 2020

    The ILO Siraye programme on Advancing Decent Work and Inclusive Industrialization in Ethiopia hosted the first of a planned series of webinar aimed at bringing together representatives from the garment and textile factories and brands to address challenges and concerns emerging since the outbreak of COVID-19.

  4. High Level Panel (HLP) on Labour Migration in Nigeria: Impacts of COVID-19 on the Rights of Migrant Workers in Nigeria

    The HLP will contribute to the overall stakeholder engagement in relevant aspects of labour migration governance in Nigeria. See agenda below.

  5. Labour round table held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    19 March 2020

    A labour round table organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with its tripartite partners was held from Feb 26-27, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss issues of social dialogue, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  6. Towards an IGAD common approach to migrant workers protection: Regional guidelines for bilateral labour agreements

    16 March 2020

  7. ILO and ITU pledge to support job creation for young people in the digital sector in Côte d'Ivoire

    12 March 2020

    ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, March 9, 2020 – On the occasion of a high-level mission in Côte d'Ivoire, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa at the ILO, and Andrew Rugege, Regional Director for Africa at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), reaffirmed the commitment of their respective institutions to promote youth employment in the digital sector through the initiative “Boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in Africa’s digital economy”.

  8. 50 representatives from Government and Social partners gather to address decent work deficits in the tobacco sector in Tanzania.

    11 March 2020

    Participants to propose a three years programme to address the decent work deficits in the country

  9. Following international child labour conference in the Netherlands, Jessie Chingoma plans to advocate for increased public funding for better and more accessible education in Malawi

    06 March 2020

    My name is Jessie Chingoma and I work as the Deputy Director of the Malawi Congress of Trade Unions (MTCU), a national trade union centre that promotes the growth of the trade union movement in Malawi. MCTU currently has more than two dozen affiliated workers’ organization members that represent workers in different sectors and is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).

  10. MOU signing ceremony between ILO and Productivity SA

    05 March 2020

    New partnership

  11. Promoting key ILO conventions and fair recruitment guidelines related to labour migration in Ethiopia

    05 March 2020

  12. Zanzibar one step closer to launching Apprenticeship Policy

    03 March 2020

    The policy aims to help alleviate Zanzibar’s high youth unemployment rate by increasing the quantity and quality of its skilled labour force.

  13. ILO and ITU partner on boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in Africa’s digital economy

    03 March 2020

    In an effort to mitigate the youth employment challenge and provide opportunities for youth in Nigeria to acquire requisite digitals skills for the emerging digital economy, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Telecommunications Union (ITU) undertook a high-level mission to Nigeria to consult with Government and partners on boosting decent jobs and enhancing skills for youth in the digital economy.

  14. Japan supports ILO and Mozambique in socio-economic recovery after cyclone Idai

    03 March 2020

    The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 545,454 to ILO’s response to cyclone devastation in Mozambique. This support will help restore damaged rural roads and create local jobs, providing better access and improving resilience in the Manica province.

  15. Ministerial Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  16. Closing Session - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  17. Session 8 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  18. Session 7 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  19. Session 6 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019

  20. Session 5 - 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    02 March 2020

    Summary of the discussions at the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners held in Tunisia on September 9-13, 2019