News and Press releases

September 2023

  1. Workplace training manual on violence and sexual harassment is launched in Zimbabwe

    28 September 2023

    A training manual was developed under the Spotlight Initiative which gives guidance on workplace policy, programme development and implementation to end workplace violence and harassment. It seeks to address its drivers, strengthen preventative responses, and support reporting mechanisms as well as outline the role of gender champions.

  2. Setting the stage for a national diagnostic of informality in Namibia

    26 September 2023

    The Government of Namibia in collaboration with key stakeholders recently held a consultative meeting to enhance understanding and the extent of the informal economy in the country. The ILO Recommendation 204 will inform the policy and strategy development. A taskforce has been established to carry out a diagnostic of the sector.

  3. Wage in Ethiopia: Starting the Conversations

    25 September 2023

  4. How Decent Working Conditions can Boost Productivity

    25 September 2023

  5. Women defy gender norms to access hard labour occupations in Ethiopia

    25 September 2023

  6. Ethiopian Labour Migration Landscape: Trends, Challenges, and Approaches to improving labour migration governance in the country

    25 September 2023

  7. Equipping domestic workers for decent work through training

    13 September 2023

    After winning the 2020 ILO Skills Innovation Challenge Call, Mendy Lerato Lusaba’s Domestic Workers Association Centre has not only enhanced capacities of domestic workers to be more fit for purpose, but she has also expanded their skills to enable them to access formal employment in the hotel and hospitality sectors and qualify for certified care-work overseas.

  8. The United Nations and the Government of Namibia convene for a pivotal workshop on the Global Accelerator as part of its preparations for the SDG Summit

    13 September 2023

    Namibia joined the Global Accelerator (GA) as one of the pathfinder countries. A workshop was held by the United Nations and the Government of Namibia as well as major stakeholders to develop a roadmap towards implementation of the Global Accelerator.

  9. All Hands in Kenya supports tripartite to review industrial relations charter

    11 September 2023

    International Labour Organization (ILO) Project All Hands in Kenya supported tripartite partners in Kenya to review the industrial relations charter, that sets out the principles for resolving labour disputes in the country.

  10. Young Ghanaians receive training on quality improvement in textile and garment sector

    08 September 2023

    An ILO-GIZ collaboration equips Ghana’s young workers with practical skills to promote quality improvement and advance productivity growth.