News and Press releases

October 2021

  1. SCORE Alumni Network is launched in Ghana

    21 October 2021

    “SCORE Ghana through the leadership of the Management Development and Productivity Institute (MDPI) has launched the SCORE Alumni Network in Ghana”

  2. IGAD Ministers signed a Declaration on Labour, Employment, and Labour Migration

    21 October 2021

  3. Towards improved coordination and action on labour and employment issues in the IGAD region

    19 October 2021

  4. Ugandan stakeholders adapt the ILO media toolkit on reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment for use in Uganda

    15 October 2021

    Following consultations with various stakeholders and desk reviews that informed the adaptation of the media toolkit, Ugandan stakeholders, with support from ILO, convened on 14th-15th October 2021 to review and validate the adapted media toolkit on reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment. The adapted toolkit will be used to build capacity of media practitioners, for improved reportage and effective engagement issues of on forced labour and fair recruitment.

  5. Finalists of the 3rd ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call on Preventing forced labour to be announced on 27 October

    15 October 2021

    The finalists will move on to the next stage of the evaluation process and will be invited to present their ideas to an independent panel of judges.

  6. The Management Development and Productivity Institute (MDPI) Seeks the Support of Lead Buyers to Extend SCORE Training to other parts of Ghana (ILO)

    12 October 2021

    ‘’On 29 September, 2021, the MDPI held a breakfast meeting to mobilise support from Lead Buyers to extend SCORE Training to many more enterprises nationwide’’.

  7. The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and ILO advance implementation of the Nigerian Youth Employment Action Plan

    10 October 2021

    As part of efforts to contribute to the achievement of decent, productive and freely chosen employment for young women and men in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs convened a meeting of the National Youth Employment Action Committee towards the development of the NIYEAP Implementation Roadmap and Monitoring and Evaluation Plan.

  8. Cameroon ratifies the Occupational Safety and Health Convention

    08 October 2021

  9. ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All launches its second phase, extending support to 50 focus countries and aiming to improve the lives of 60 million people

    07 October 2021

    The ILO’s Global Flagship Programme on Building Social Protection Floors for All (SPF Flagship Programme) officially launched its second phase (2021 -2025) at its annual Development Partners meeting on 7 October 2021, announcing an extension of support to 50 focus countries and territories in advancing towards universal social protection.

  10. International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) partner to eliminate child labour through school improvements and access to education

    01 October 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) have entered into a new partnership to accelerate the fight against child labour in Malawi through school improvements and better access to education. The partnership, valued at more than MWK 150 million (circa. USD 185,000), has been established under the ILO ‘ACCEL Africa’ project, funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands. The project aims at accelerating the elimination of child labour in global supply chains in Africa. The new partnership provides for ILO technical and financial support to TUM for school improvements and better access to education for child labourers and children at risk of child labour in tea and coffee growing communities in five districts in the country, namely Chitipa, Mulanje, Mzimba, Ntchisi and Thyolo.