News and Press releases

November 2022

  1. Photo-‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  2. ‘Collaboration is Nigeria’s Competitive Advantage over Child Labour’ - ECOWAS

    03 November 2022

    Following the submission of the Nigeria Government by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment in 2021, the ECOWAS Commission is evaluating Nigeria's response to the global child labour crisis, with a view to sharing knowledge and implementing best practices to eliminate the scourge as required by Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7.

  3. ILO and NECA Launch Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria

    03 November 2022

    The newly launched Child Labour Guidance Tool for Businesses in Nigeria is an addition to concerted efforts by the ILO, tripartite and social partners through the Dutch Government funded ACCEL Africa Project, to improve and enforce legal structures, while providing innovative and evidence based solutions to address the root causes of child labour in supply chains.

  4. Building a coherent and coordinated approach for the promotion of sustainable and responsible investments and business practices for the realization of decent work in Egypt (Cairo, 10-12 October 2022)

    03 November 2022

    A roadmap for the promotion of sustainable, responsible and inclusive investments and business practices for the realization of decent work in Egypt, built upon the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (ILO MNE Declaration) was presented after a three-day workshop facilitated by the ILO with representatives from Government, Employers’ and Workers’ organizations in attendance.

  5. Regional Dialogue on Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region

    02 November 2022

    The Issue Based Coalition on Migration in the Arab region (IBC/M), co-convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the League of Arab States (LAS), together with the members of the IBC/M, with support from the Regional United Nations Network on Migration in the Arab region organized a Regional Dialogue on the Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region, aiming to take a collective deep dive on the impact of climate change on different migrant groups and Member States.

  6. Regional Dialogue on Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region

    02 November 2022

    The Issue Based Coalition on Migration in the Arab region (IBC/M), co-convened by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the League of Arab States (LAS), together with the members of the IBC/M, with support from the Regional United Nations Network on Migration in the Arab region organized a Regional Dialogue on the Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region, aiming to take a collective deep dive on the impact of climate change on different migrant groups and Member States.

October 2022

  1. Photo3 ILO ACCEL Africa supports the Malawi Alliance 8.7 Strategic Planning Workshop

    24 October 2022

    Malawi agreed on a voluntary basis to become an Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder country hence committing itself to move faster to reach SDG Target 8.7, through accelerating efforts, adopting new approaches and collaborating with others. It becomes one of 26 countries to attain such a status.

  2. Photo1 ILO ACCEL Africa supports the Malawi Alliance 8.7 Strategic Planning Workshop

    24 October 2022

    Malawi agreed on a voluntary basis to become an Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder country hence committing itself to move faster to reach SDG Target 8.7, through accelerating efforts, adopting new approaches and collaborating with others. It becomes one of 26 countries to attain such a status.

  3. Photo1 ILO ACCEL Africa supports the Malawi Alliance 8.7 Strategic Planning Workshop

    24 October 2022

    Malawi agreed on a voluntary basis to become an Alliance 8.7 Pathfinder country hence committing itself to move faster to reach SDG Target 8.7, through accelerating efforts, adopting new approaches and collaborating with others. It becomes one of 26 countries to attain such a status.

  4. Didier Drogba, ILO and FIFPRO raise awareness among young football players of the risks of emigration

    24 October 2022

    A look back at the launch of the campaign to raise awareness among young Ivorian football players of the risks of ill-prepared emigration. The campaign is being run jointly by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Didier Drogba and his Foundation, the International Federation of Professional Footballers' Associations (FIFPRO), and former Ivorian international footballers.