News and Press releases

March 2024

  1. ILO addresses child labour in Mombasa as stakeholders chart a way forward

    06 March 2024

    Statistics from the 2022 child labour report by ILO and UNICEF painted a stark picture, with approximately 160 million children globally falling victim to child labour.

  2. Empowering entrepreneurs and freelancers to leverage digital economy opportunities in Kenya

    06 March 2024

    Through an intensive programme, ILO PROSPECTS Kenya rolled out training that supports entrepreneurs and freelancers to apply a new tool for business digitalization.

  3. Social Partners from 39 African Countries Gather to Chart Course for the Future of Work in the continent

    05 March 2024

    The International Labour Organization took part in the event in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on promotion of social dialogue on employment.

  4. Tanzania, Brazil and International Labour Organization collaborate to tackle child labour and promote social justice and decent work in Tanzania’s cotton value chain

    04 March 2024

    The Promotion of Decent Work in the Cotton Value Chain in Tanzania project seeks to strengthen the labour inspection system, promote occupational safety and health, and expand social security coverage in the Tanzanian cotton-producing areas.

  5. Press release - Strengthening the Common Approach on BLMA and Skills Development among LMAG in EHoA

    04 March 2024

  6. Induction session by the International Labour Organization (ILO) for Business Eswatini's newly elected board

    01 March 2024

    Building and supporting our partners.

  7. Shaping Somalia's Labour Migration through the Development of Regulation for Private Employment Agencies

    01 March 2024

    Discussing the challenges facing PrEAs, gathering input for the development of regulations, and fostering collaboration among stakeholders.

February 2024

  1. ILO OPPORTUNITY SALONE LAUNCHES ITS MAIDEN KNOWLEDGE SHARING EVENT IN SIERRA LEONE

    29 February 2024

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) convened a knowledge sharing event on the Opportunity Salone Programme in Freetown, Sierra Leone in December 2023. The Knowledge share events brought together SME businesses to discuss and share ideas on what has worked and possible areas of improvement of the ILO Opportunity Salone programme. The EU-funded programme supports SME businesses in Sierra Leone to contribute to the Feed Salone agenda which is geared towards making Sierra Leone food sufficient in the next few years.

  2. Navigating the future: Insights from Kenya's envisioning event on digital policy

    27 February 2024

    The Community of Practice on Digital Skills and Jobs in Kenya convened to evaluate its strategic direction and chart the course for joint advocacy and a coordinated approach to driving an inclusive and productive digital transformation.

  3. Collaborative Effort Paves the Way for Fair Recruitment in South Sudan

    26 February 2024

    A validation workshop in Juba, South Sudan to finalise the draft regulatory guidelines for Private Employment Agencies (PrEAs) in the country