Articles

2023

  1. Strengthening ELMIS Key To Promote Decent Jobs, Advance Social Skills: MoLS

    04 December 2023

    In the coming years, strengthening the Ethiopian Labor Market Information System (ELMIS) will be crucial to promote the decent work agenda and advance social justice for all Ethiopians, according to Muferihat Kamil, Minister of Labor and Skills. Ms. Muferihat said that while delivering a presentation for panel discussion regarding Labour Administration Reform in Ethiopia – A Journey from Past to Present and Vision for the Future at the celebration of the centenary of Ethiopia’s membership in the International Labor Organization (ILO).

  2. Ethiopia’s 100th Anniversary of ILO Membership Celebrated

    04 December 2023

    While marking Ethiopia’s century-old membership with the UN agency, the National Labor Conference is being held under the theme: “Advancing Social Justice though Social Dialogue and Enhanced Productivity.” The high-level opening ceremony brought together, among others, Minister of Labor and Skills of Ethiopia, Ms. Muferihat Kamil, other Ministers, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, the ILO Regional Director, Deputy Director-General, trade unions’ leaders and employers’ associations.

  3. Malawi launches Alliance 8.7 Roadmap on child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking

    30 November 2023

    Malawi launched the Alliance 8.7 Roadmap on child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking. The launch was done at a high-level meeting on child labour, which was organized by the Ministry of Labour in partnership with the International Labour Organization through the ACCEL Africa project.

  4. The Swiss Ambassador visits Shea enterprises in Tamale

    30 November 2023

    As part of the Swiss Embassy’s strategy to promote private sector development in Ghana, Her Excellency Simone Giger visits three female owned shea enterprises in the Northern Region of Ghana that are supported by the ILO programme Producitvitiy Ecosystems for Decent Work

  5. Enterprises in agro-processing sector recognize the positive impact of ProAgro Ethiopia project support on Workplace Safety and Cooperation in their Productivity

    29 November 2023

  6. ILO supports Ethiopia’s participation in the Sub-Saharan African Skills and Apprenticeship Stakeholders Network to enhance cross-learning and regional collaborations in Sectoral Skills Development and Recognition of Prior Learning

    24 November 2023

  7. Uganda, ILO to implement second phase of project to end child labour

    21 November 2023

    The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD), Aggrey David Kibenge, has met a delegation from the International Labour Organization's ACCEL project and discussed the upcoming second phase of the initiative aimed at eradicating child labour in supply chains across Africa.

  8. Mali strengthens the capacities of trainers to combat hazardous child labour in the agricultural sector

    15 November 2023

    The workshop, which is a result of a collaboration between the National Directorate of Agriculture (DNA) and the International Labour Office (ILO), is part of the project to develop and implement a program specific training for technicians from Agricultural Learning Centers (CAA) in Mali. The aim is to eradicate hazardous child labour in the agricultural sector, ensuring safety and health at work.

  9. ILO, others move to curb 3 million yearly deaths from industrial accidents in Africa

    13 November 2023

    International Labour Organisation (ILO) and other safety bodies have called for action towards promoting safe and healthy workplaces to reduce risk of accidents and curb millions of deaths yearly. They made the call at the fifth edition of the Africa Safety Awards for Excellence (AfriSAFE)/2023 Congress, with the theme, ‘Collaborating for a Safer and Sustainable Africa’, held in Lagos at the weekend.

  10. ILO explores transformative private sector solutions in forced displacement contexts

    13 November 2023

    Through a three-day knowledge-sharing event bringing together a wide range of partners, the ILO placed the spotlight on the importance of working closely with private sector actors in forced displacement with a collective vision for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

  11. The Technical Working Group in South Sudan Charts Path Forward for Effective Labour Migration Governance

    09 November 2023

    A platform for stakeholders from various sectors to share updates, discuss challenges, and strategies on the way forward for effective labour migration governance in South Sudan.

  12. Building a More Equitable and Sustainable Migration System in South Sudan

    08 November 2023

    Enhancing the capacity of employers and Private Employment Agencies (PrEAs) in South Sudan.

  13. A Union-to-Union Agreement between South Sudan, Ethiopia, and Uganda Marks a Historic Milestone for Migrant Workers' Rights in the EHoA

    06 November 2023

    A Union-to-Union Agreement between SSWTUF and CETU, as well as SSWTUF and NOTU, symbolises a unified effort to ensure the well-being and rights of migrant workers

  14. Prevention is better than cure

    31 October 2023

    The ILO 8.7 Accelerator Lab supports the Ghana Maritime Authority in strategic compliance of fishing vessels with provisions of C188 linked to forced labour

  15. Resilience in Action: A Mother of Three Thrives with ILO's Assistance

    30 October 2023

    "I am so grateful to the ILO and Live Addis's support, which immensely helped me establish my own business. I never imagined I would have the chance for such an opportunity in my country."

  16. 10 things about Fanfan Rwanyindo Kayirangwa, ILO new regional director for Africa

    30 October 2023

    Fanfan Rwanyindo Kayirangwa, previously at the Commercial Bank of Rwanda and currently Rwanda’s minister of labour and civil service, took up her new post this month in Abidjan as assistant director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and regional director for Africa.

  17. Limpopo Improve Your Business Training

    30 October 2023

    South Africa

  18. Inclusive Futures: Fostering Social Protection for Migrant Workers

    27 October 2023

    Regional training on Extending Social Protection for Migrant Workers to enhance tripartite plus partners' understanding of policy measures and strategies for extending social protection to all in the region, with a particular focus on migrant workers and their families.

  19. ILO And Government of Tanzania Launch The Cotton With Decent Work Project In Tanzania During The 2023 Annual Labour Conference In Tanzania

    27 October 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania have launched the Cotton with Decent Work project in Tanzania during the 2023 Annual Labour Conference in Tanzania that was held on 21st October 2023

  20. From classroom to community: Ugandan teachers' fight against child labour

    25 October 2023