News and events

2022

  1. News

    Strengthening resilience of small businesses through access to knowledge and finance in Turkana County

    13 January 2022

    Under the PROSPECTS programme, the ILO and its partners are imparting business management skills to upskill enterprises owned by refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya.

  2. News

    Bringing recognition to the skills of informal “Jua Kali” sector workers in Kenya

    06 January 2022

    Launch of the 'Recognition to prior learning' process in Kenya will enhance the employability of local refugee and host community youth. It will validate the under-recognised competencies of artisans and provide them new work opportunities.

2021

  1. News

    ILO and KOICA launch a new development cooperation project in Tunisia

    15 December 2021

    Signature of the agreement for the implementation of the cooperation project "Strengthening the impact of employment policies and supporting the creation of ICT-based jobs for young people and women in Tunisia" between the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) – Tunisia office and the International Labour Organization (ILO) - Country Office for Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia.

  2. Decent work for peace

    ILO and Interpeace sign Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen conflict-sensitive and peace-responsive programming

    10 December 2021

    ILO and Interpeace sign MoU to expand global peace responsive approaches.

  3. Video

    Bringing new opportunities in Kenya with welding skills

    02 December 2021

    The ILO PROSPECTS programme in Kenya demonstrates the industrial training model to overcome skill mismatch challenge faced by the labour market, while improving employability of host and refugee communities.

  4. Press release

    International Labour Organization (ILO) and Malawi Congress of Trade Unions partner for trade union action to accelerate the elimination of child labour

    02 December 2021

    “As MCTU, we look forward to leveraging this partnership to further enhance our ongoing efforts to build the capacity of our affiliated trade unions, especially those representing workers in the formal and informal sectors, as well as smallholder trusts, associations, and cooperatives, in the targeted tea and coffee-growing communities to identify and address child labour and its root causes,” MCTU Secretary General Mr. Madalitso Njolomole.

  5. Press release

    The ILO and China reaffirm the strategic South-South Cooperation partnership in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

    01 December 2021

  6. News

    MOPAN assessment finds ILO’s strategic framework creates a positive trajectory

    01 December 2021

  7. Publication

    China-ILO Cooperation

    30 November 2021

  8. Press release

    ECOWAS validates its regional action plan on child labour and forced labour, achieving, in partnership with the ILO and WANEP, its IYECL 2021 action pledge.

    28 November 2021

    Following a thorough review exercise, the Economic Community of West Africa States Commission has validated the second cycle of the Regional Action Plan for the Elimination of Child Labour and Forced Labour in West Africa (2021-2030).