News items

2019

  1. Trade, jobs and peace: Highlights of the ILO-WTO dialogue

    15 November 2019

  2. The contribution of socio-economic programmes to sustaining peace

    08 November 2019

  3. A joint EU-ILO project strengthens trade and sectoral policies for more and better decent jobs

    02 October 2019

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. The ILO calls for strengthened collaboration between development partners on employment programmes for peace and resilience

    22 July 2019

  8. Permanent Secretary extols ILO’s Contribution to National Development

    05 July 2019

    On 5 July 2019, the ILO Country Office Director Mr George Okutho paid a courtesy call on the Ministry of National Development Planning Permanent Secretary for Monitoring and Evaluation, Mr. Mushuma Mulenga.

  9. ILO hosts UNCT Meeting

    04 July 2019

    The ILO Lusaka Country Office hosted the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) meeting.

  10. Photos from the ILO100 YOUTH DEBATE: Young leaders and labour market transitions

    13 June 2019

  11. 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.

  12. Observing the World Day against Child Labour in Suva, Fiji

    12 June 2019

    The ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182) has achieved almost universal ratification by the ILO’s 187 member States, and the ratification rate of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) is not far behind.

  13. The ILO calls for inclusive structural transformation at the LED Regional Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean

    20 May 2019

  14. Youth Employment Project in Egypt Receives Teamwork Award

    06 May 2019

    “Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People – Tackling the Challenge Together” project receives “Teamwork” award in this years’ ILO recognition award competition

  15. ILO Lusaka Country Office Launches Centenary Celebrations

    03 May 2019

    The event to mark the 100 years of existence of the ILO, as well as 50 years of operation in Zambia was attended by several high ranking officials among them, cabinet ministers, permanent secretaries, ambassadors and high commissioners, donors and implementing partners.

  16. ILO fosters south-south cooperation to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities 

    19 April 2019

    Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four countries, aimed at exchanging knowledge, skills, resources and technical know-how.

  17. Japan to support youth employment opportunities for refugees and host community in Mauritania

    11 April 2019

    The project aims at promoting economic self-sufficiency of refugees and peaceful coexistence with host communities through the development of employability schemes and decent jobs in infrastructure construction works.

  18. Nomination Form - Future Policy Award 2019

    11 April 2019

    Global contest announced by the World Future Council, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), with the support of the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Youth Policy Labs.

  19. Nominations now open for the Future Policy Award for exemplary policies that promote and support young people’s empowerment

    11 April 2019

    Global contest announced by the World Future Council, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), with the support of the Office of the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and Youth Policy Labs.

  20. ILO and Sweden sign Skills Development for Renewable Energy Sector (SKIDRES) Pilot Project

    26 March 2019

    The International Labour Organization Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique, with funding from the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), will support Kafue Gorge Regional Centre (KGRTC) implement a pilot project for skills development for the Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) sub-sectors in Zambia. With strong buy-in from the private sector, both foreign and domestic, the one-year pilot project aims to contribute to Zambia having the necessary skilled people to tap into the rapid development of technology in renewable energy and energy efficiency.