News and Press releases

July 2021

  1. ILO - LWF: Vocational skills development – a path to self-reliance

    23 July 2021

    The ILO and the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) have partnered to bring integrated skills development services to the youth of Kebribeyah in Ethiopia

  2. ILO Supports the Federal Government of Nigeria to validate the Revised National Policy on Labour Migration

    21 July 2021

    Towards strengthening the national policy environment that facilitates effective labour migration and adequately protects and promotes rights of all migrant workers, the International Labour Organization supported the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to convene a two-day stakeholders’ workshop rom 7 – 8 July, 2021 to validate the revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM).

  3. Quality apprenticeships for young people in Burkina Faso

    15 July 2021

    150 young apprentices trained thanks to the project Support to the Global Initiative for Decent Youth Employment in the Sahel, whose primary objective is to promote quality apprenticeship systems and youth employment.

  4. ILO welcomes BRICS Ministers' support for human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    15 July 2021

    The ILO’s Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, adopted by the membership at the International Labour Conference in June, has been endorsed by the Labour and Employment Ministers of the five BRICS economies.

  5. The CLEAR Cotton project works with the Government of Burkina Faso to say no to child labour

    12 July 2021

    The CLEAR Cotton project and the Ministry of Public Service, Labour and Social Protection committed to the fight against child labour in Burkina Faso during a “Week of Action” to mark World Day Against Child Labour.

  6. THAMM programme holds first regional conference on labour migration re-sponses to COVID-19 crisis in European and North African countries

    09 July 2021

    In close collaboration with the European Commission (EC), the International Labour Or-ganization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) co-organized a virtual regional conference – from 5 to 7 July – on Labour Migration Responses to COVID-19 in European and North African Countries. It was the first regional meeting under the “Towards a Holistic Approach to Labour Migration Governance and Mobility in North Africa” (THAMM) Programme.

  7. CLEAR Cotton and ACCEL Africa projects raise awareness about child labour in Mali on World Day Against Child Labour

    07 July 2021

    The CLEAR Cotton and ACCEL Africa projects joined forces to mark World Day Against Child Labour in Mali. On the occasion, the winners of the CLEAR Cotton category of the Music Against Child Labour competition in Mali were announced.

  8. Join the ILO’s global campaign for ratification of Violence and Harassment Convention

    02 July 2021

    Public urged to take part in the campaign to raise awareness of violence and harassment in the workplace and to encourage their governments to ratify ILO Convention No. 190.

  9. Building Forward Better in the Fishery Industry

    02 July 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) with support from the European Commission (EC) has launched the Sustainable Supply Chains to Build Back Better (SSCBBB) project that will focus on promoting decent work and opportunities in the Fisheries Sector of Namibia.

  10. Mauritius ratifies the Violence and Harassment Convention

    01 July 2021

    Mauritius became the seventh country in the world, and the third African country, to ratify the ILO’s Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190).