News and Press releases

February 2024

  1. ILO Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa on official visit to The United Republic of Tanzania

    01 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General and Regional Director for Africa is expected to visit the United Republic of Tanzania from Wednesday 6 February to Friday 9 February 2024.

January 2024

  1. Persons with disabilities in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions and the workplace: A situational analysis

    31 January 2024

    Since 2021, the ILO and UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa has been implementing a joint project aimed at ‘reasonable accommodation' for persons with disabilities in TVET institutions and workplaces. Among several interventions, a situational analysis was conducted in Zimbabwe to assess the extent of marginalization and discrimination of persons with disabilities in these two spaces.

  2. Interregional Knowledge and Experience Sharing Forum on Labour, Employment and Labour Migration Concluded

    31 January 2024

    Forum aims at promoting South to South Cooperation and foster inter-regional coordination, on thematic areas of labour migration and child labour.

  3. MRC Implementation Agreement Signing and Motorbike's Handover Ceremony

    31 January 2024

    The ILO, through the BRMM programme, is collaborating with the Government of South Sudan to establish the first MRC in Juba, aiming to provide accurate information and timely support to potential migrants, returnees, and their families, fostering informed decision-making.

  4. ILO and C.I.PRE.S join forces to accelerate social protection coverage in Africa

    30 January 2024

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa and the C.I.PRE.S. have signed an agreement to cooperate and share their expertise in increasing social protection coverage in Africa.

  5. ILO and AFDB target small-scale dairy farmers in Umguza

    29 January 2024

    The Umguza Dairy Hub, when fully operational, holds the potential of transforming the lives and livelihoods of the targeted young people. It will give them new hope and new purpose for their community and for the future.

  6. ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook

    19 January 2024

    The ILO's latest published report

  7. ILO's Youth-to-Youth Fund to tackle youth unemployment in Ethiopia

    12 January 2024

    Youth-led organizations in Ethiopia participated in a competition to secure financial and technical support for their proposals to promote decent work and economic inclusion of young people from the host and refugee communities.

  8. National Stakeholders Supported towards Improving Recruitment Landscape in Nigeria

    09 January 2024

    Towards improving the implementation of ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative, stakeholders converged to strategize on application of best practices in Nigeria.

December 2023

  1. Advancing Labour Migration Governance and Protecting Workers' Rights in Africa

    22 December 2023

    Contributing to improved labour migration governance and the protection of migrant workers' rights through enhanced social dialogue, trade union cooperation, and advocacy