News and events

2022

  1. News

    ILO and Japan launch five new water systems in Mindanao

    17 March 2022

    Over 3,000 households have gained access to safe and clean water as the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project launches five new water systems built by community members, indigenous peoples and former combatants in the Bangsamoro region.

  2. Press release

    ILO partners with ICEED to eliminate child labour through economic empowerment and vocation skills training for youth in Malawi

    10 March 2022

    Lilongwe, March 10, 2022 – The International Labour Organization (ILO), ACCEL Africa Malawi project and the Impact Centre for Economic Empowerment and Development (ICEED) have signed a new partnership valued at Mk376 million (circa. USD$450,000) to eliminate child labour in Malawi by implementing a technical vocational skills training program with at least 300 youths of legal working age (14 -17 years and above) and economic empowerment activities for atleast 500 men and women in the lower tiers of the tea and coffee supply chains.

  3. Press release

    National Statistical Office (NSO) of Malawi partners with the International Labour Organization to survey child labour in Malawi’s tea and coffee sectors

    10 March 2022

    Malawi, 10th March 2022 – The National Statistical Office of Malawi (NSO), with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the ACCEL Africa Malawi project will conduct a child labour survey in the country’s tea and coffee sectors. Data will be collected from some 1,380 households involved in tea and coffee production across the five districts of Chitipa, Mulanje, Mzimba, Ntchisi, and Thyolo.

  4. Our impact, their voices

    ILO supports rural women in Basra to develop their skills in the date sector

    07 March 2022

    An ILO capacity building training programme for rural women in Basra seeks to foster skills, entrepreneurship and decent employment in the field of agriculture, funded by the European Union.

  5. News

    Apprenticeship brings a new dawn for host community and refugee youth in Uganda

    25 February 2022

    The ILO, with support from the government of the Netherlands and participation of the government of Uganda, employers and training institutes, has been able to place 95 hotel management apprentices in 40 hotels to gain on-the-job experience

  6. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    ILO Global Forum concludes with renewed commitments to a recovery that puts people first

    25 February 2022

    The International Labour Organization is strengthening its collaboration with several multilateral system agencies to urgently address the inequalities exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, within and between countries.

  7. Report

    Global and Regional Good Practices in SSTC: Promoting South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    16 February 2022

    Peer learning, resilience and solidarity in the world of work in times of COVID-19

  8. Press release

    ILO, ECOP partner for responsible labour practices in rural sectors

    15 February 2022

    The ILO and ECOP bring together businesses in rural sectors of agriculture, fishing and mining to promote compliance on labour standards, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.

  9. News

    UPSHIFT to elevate youth in Uganda with skills and social entrepreneurship

    08 February 2022

    The joint ILO and UNICEF programme will impart life skills and improve employability of youth recovering from the impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. Publication

    African Development Bank and the ILO – Overview of cooperation, January 2022

    31 January 2022

    The African Development Bank and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have different missions and mandates, both working together to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.