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  1. International Labour Organization reaffirms its commitment to assist and support the G5 Sahel

    02 March 2020

    NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, 28 February 2020 – The seventh Council of Ministers of member countries of the G5 Sahel opened Sunday, February 23 in Nouakchott as a prelude of the sixth Summit of Heads of State held on February 25 in the Mauritanian capital.

  2. “This is evidence of what strong partnerships can achieve”

    01 March 2020

    Mutoko District, east of the capital Harare, is known for growing varieties of horticultural products. There is a glut of the produce every season, which affects prices and the farmers suffer heavy losses. With ILO support, an anchor enterprise has been established to curtail losses.

  3. Bridging the gender divide

    01 March 2020

    Building infrastructure for a rural-based horticultural project to directly benefit whole communities, has indirectly empowered some rural women with building skills.

  4. Improved market access through BDS training

    29 February 2020

    By providing BDS training to the farmers, the project empowers the farmers to negotiate as well as determine the price of their produce.

  5. FMPT project publishes eight Assessments of Labour Migration and Mobility Governance in the IGAD Region reports

    27 February 2020

  6. Zimbabwe tripartite partners agree on priorities for 2020

    24 February 2020

    Senior leaders from the Government; Workers’ and Employers’ Organizations met for a two-day meeting and agreed on the priority areas of action to advance the decent work agenda in 2020.

  7. Informal economy operators in Bulawayo to benefit from ILO’s Start and Improve Your Business programme

    24 February 2020

    The ILO has trained 17 Start and Improve Your Business trainers to offer management-training services to improve the businesses operating in the informal economy.

  8. Tanzania pilots the ILO Skills Tracker

    21 February 2020

    The text messaging tool, developed with the support of the Norwegian Government, is part of ILO’s innovative approach to skills development.

  9. ILO Strengthens Capacity on Labour Market and Migration Statistics for Effective Policy Development and Implementation in Nigeria

    18 February 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) organizes a national capacity building workshop on labour statistics highlighting the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) on Labour Migration Statistics with the goal of improving labour migration statistics for formulation/implementation policies, projects and programmes to promote decent work for all.

  10. Botswana Decent Work Country Programme

    18 February 2020

    BDWCP 2020-2024

  11. Promoting Fair and Effective Labour Migration Processes for Potential and Return Migrant Workers in Nigeria

    07 February 2020

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Engages with Employers’ Organizations in Nigeria to enhance engagement in the area of Labour Migration in Nigeria through capacity building on the promotion of fair labour migration and its processes.

  12. FMPT supported the establishment of IGAD region employers confederation (CIE)

    30 January 2020

  13. Partnership successes in Egypt: Pilot results show enterprise improvements on all fronts

    30 January 2020

    The results of the SCORE Training pilot programme in collaboration with the Egyptian Federation of Industries (FEI) show an average satisfaction rate of 90 per cent and significant productivity gains. Companies have not only shown their willingness to improve their productivity and working conditions but also to take advantage of the flexibility of the five modules of SCORE Training.

  14. ILO builds national capacity to analyze data on child and forced labor in Africa

    29 January 2020

    The International Labour Office under its project “Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa), conducts a training on data analysis relating to child labour and forced labour for 28 participants from national statistics offices, labour ministries and regional workers and employers' organizations of the Economic Community of the West Africa States (ECOWAS) and the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) in Africa.

  15. © Bart Versteeg 2020

    Next steps to end child labour in global supply chains

    27 January 2020

    A major conference takes place this week in the Netherlands that aims to set out the next steps in ending child labour in global supply chains. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder took part in a panel discussion at the conference, which has been organized by the Dutch government in collaboration with the ILO, the Global March Against Child Labour and the Netherlands Enterprise Agency.

  16. Summary of the 18th Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    10 January 2020

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

  17. National Capacity Building Workshop on Labour Statistics highlighting the 20th ICLS on Labour Migration Statistics

    The workshop aims to strengthen capacity on labour market and migration statistics for formulation/implementation policies, projects and programmes to promote decent work for all.

  18. Tripartite workshop on ILO Conventions related to labour migration and mobility

    23 December 2019

  19. The Federal Ministry of Labour And Employment Launches Nigeria’s Future of Work Report

    19 December 2019

    The Government of Nigeria with support of the ILO launched the report of the national dialogue on the Future of Work and recommended key areas of implementation that will be beneficial to Nigeria.

  20. Co-creating better work places for micro-enterprises

    18 December 2019

    As part of efforts to facilitate the transition from the informal economy to the formal, the ILO convened a two-day meeting to co-create designs of workspaces and plans to enhance the sustainability of identified enterprises.