ILO Africa in the media
Trade Union Movement
How can the ILO contribute towards trade union revitalization?
24 March 2022
The COVID-19 Pandemic has opened new opportunities for trade union revitalization. Discover how can the ILO contribute towards the strengthening of trade union movement around the world.
Future of Work
Future of Trade Unions: the experience from South Africa
22 October 2019
The world of work is undergoing a major process of changes in particular driven by technological development, climate change, demographic shifts and Globalization. In this context, what could be the future of trade unions? Bheki Ntshalitshali, General Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) shares his views on this challenge during the Symposium on the Future of Work organised in Geneva from 7 to 8 October 2019.
World Water Day: Generating employment through water: How ILO leadership of UN-Water will help Nigeria
28 March 2016
As the world celebrates the 2016 World Water Day with the theme: ‘Water and Jobs,’ SOJI-EZE FAGBEMI looks at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) chairmanship of the UN-Water and how its leadership will help Nigeria; going by the historical partnership between the country and the ILO.
BBC World Service, Business Daily
Ethiopia: Invest in skills for high road to competitiveness, says ILO
18 August 2015
As Ethiopia seeks to become a major player in global supply chains, the challenge is to remain competitive while avoiding a race to the bottom with low wages, says the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.