Articles

2023

  1. Good Practices: Knowledge Sharing for Partnerships on the Elimination of Child Labour in Supply Chains

    31 January 2023

    ACCEL Africa documented 14 good practices in the fight against child labour, which emerged from the ACCEL Africa project implementation in 6 countries: Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda.

  2. Due Diligence training to eliminate child labour in Uganda

    27 January 2023

    Through the training, participants were able to reflect on the specific challenges that they face and learned how to use different practical tools to implement in practice the different steps in a child labour due diligence process by which companies identify, prevent, manage and account for the negative impact occurring in their operations or value chains.

  3. © Moses Sanita/ ForumCiv 2023

    Education empowered me to fight for women’s rights in Kenya

    27 January 2023

    When Mary Nkisonkoi was given an opportunity to advocate for women’s rights in her Maasai community, she aimed high and now represents women’s community groups across the Great Rift Valley in Kenya.

  4. Request for Quotation: Support the design and development of a multi-country monitoring, evaluation and knowledge learning system for ProAgro YOUTH

    17 January 2023

    The ILO is seeking to recruit a service provider (firm) to support the design and development of a multi-country monitoring, evaluation and knowledge learning system for the “ProAgro YOUTH: Support to integrated agribusiness hubs in Algeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Madagascar and Malawi” project.

2022

  1. Stories behind our work: Industrious leaders in Ethiopia’s industrial parks

    22 December 2022

  2. © Muse Zerihun / ILO 2023

    We won’t need to beg for water anymore

    21 December 2022

    Yasin Muhumad Faarah, an Ethiopian farmer, lost all his cattle in a recent drought. Without a regular supply of water, his future livelihood and that of other members of the community was in jeopardy. Together they built a water collection basin that promises a viable future for them all.

  3. Message from the ProAgro Ethiopia Project Chief Technical Advisor

    19 December 2022

  4. Malawi employers launch revised employers guide and employers code of conduct on the elimination of child labour

    15 December 2022

    The International Labour Organization's ACCEL Africa Project supported 3rd Employer of the Year Awards and Gala Dinner 'Relevant skills for Business, towards improved competitiveness and productivity'.

  5. ECAM Launches Revised Employers Guide and Employers Code of Conduct on the Elimination of Child Labour

    15 December 2022

    The International Labour Organization's ACCEL Africa Project supported 3rd Employer of the Year Awards and Gala Dinner 'Relevant skills for Business, towards improved competitiveness and productivity'.

  6. Women in Nigeria are highly interested in becoming entrepreneurs, but face unique challenges to do so, such as barriers to access financial and business development services that are critical to formalizing and growing their businesses.

    08 December 2022

    Women in Nigeria are highly interested in becoming entrepreneurs, but face unique challenges to do so, such as barriers to access financial and business development services that are critical to formalizing and growing their businesses.

  7. ILO Constituents Re-affirm the Importance of Social Dialogue as a path towards formalization and Decent Work for Youth in the Middle East and North Africa region

    29 November 2022

    The ILO Constituents agreed to a framework for action in the region on the 2nd day of the first regional meeting of the Social Dialogue for Formalization and Employability in the Southern Neighbourhood Region (SOLIFEM) Project, which took place in Algiers, in collaboration with the Algerian Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security. SOLIFEM is co-financed by the European Union and the ILO.

  8. Eswatini Decent Work Country Programme

    25 November 2022

    EDWCP 2022-2025

  9. Uganda launches innovative and inclusive Social Finance model to fight Child Labour

    24 November 2022

    The ACCEL Africa project, financed by the Netherlands, is supporting the design of innovative financial (and non-financial) services aimed at supporting workers in lower tiers of the coffee and tea supply chains in Kikuube, Hoima, Buikwe, Mbale, Sironko, Bulambuli and Kabarole, Uganda.

  10. Launch of ILO Social Finance Model- A Fight Against Child Labour in Uganda.

    23 November 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a Social Finance Model through its Project-Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa” (ACCEL Africa). The launch of the Social Finance Model is in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. and the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE).

  11. Unchartered waters: ILO signs MoU with the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea

    15 November 2022

    The ILO joins forces with the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) through a Memorandum of Understanding focused on the need to promote decent work and the elimination of forced labour in the fishing industry.

  12. Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in Malawi: Human stories

    10 November 2022

  13. Women entrepreneurs and formalization in Nigeria: Study on barriers and opportunities validated by tripartite constituents and informal sector representatives

    06 November 2022

    “A key outcome of the ILO assessment is to develop recommendations which can be turned into concrete actions which benefit women entrepreneurs." Vanessa Phala, Director of the ILO Country Office for Nigeria, made this point during a validation workshop held in Abuja, Nigeria for the ILO-commissioned Study on “Barriers and opportunities to formalize women-led economic units and their workers in Lagos and Rivers States”.

  14. Women entrepreneurs and formalization in Nigeria: Study on barriers and opportunities validated by tripartite constituents and informal sector representatives

    06 November 2022

    “A key outcome of the ILO assessment is to develop recommendations which can be turned into concrete actions which benefit women entrepreneurs." Vanessa Phala, Director of the ILO Country Office for Nigeria, made this point during a validation workshop held in Abuja, Nigeria for the ILO-commissioned Study on “Barriers and opportunities to formalize women-led economic units and their workers in Lagos and Rivers States”.

  15. ILO Regional Director for Africa Visits AfDB-ILO Custom Mercury Free Gold Milling Plant in Zimbabwe.

    02 November 2022

    As part of her mission to Zimbabwe, the Assistant Director General and Regional Director of the ILO, Ms Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, visited an AfDB funded project site in Guruve district, where the ILO has supported the establishment of a custom mercury free gold milling plant.

  16. The importance of just transitions and labour mobility as mitigation and adaptation strategies to climate change

    02 November 2022

    The ILO, as one of the co-conveners of the Issue Based Coalition on Migration in the Arab region (IBC/M), participated in the online Regional Dialogue on Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region on 24 and 25 October and organized a session on ‘Migration and labour mobility as an adaptation strategy to climate change and the importance of just transitions’, bringing together ILO’s tripartite constituents who explored the numerous linkages between climate change, migration and the labour market.