News and Press releases

November 2023

  1. Strengthening Uganda's Labour Market Information System through SDMX and Data Modelling Training

    10 November 2023

    Providing training on Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange (SDMX) and data modelling procedures for the Labour Market Information System (LMIS).

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

    09 November 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.

  3. ILO Empowers Sierra Leonean SMEs in Palm Oil Production

    09 November 2023

    The Opportunity Salone Programme, supported by the EU, is propelling positive transformation in Sierra Leone's palm oil industry. Through capacity building and access to finance, the program contributes to the creation of 4,000 jobs for men, women and persons with disabilities.

  4. Nigeria Hosts Tripartite Workshop on Sustainable Business Practices and Decent Work: A Collaborative Initiative for Economic Growth

    09 November 2023

    In partnership with the Federal Government, the International Labour Organization (ILO), with funding from the Government of France, orchestrated a pivotal tripartite workshop on the ILO MNE Declaration and other instruments and initiatives to foster sustainable, responsible, and inclusive business practices, nurturing sustained economic growth and the realization of decent work.

  5. ILO Empowers Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria's Informal Economy through Financial Education

    03 November 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) conducts financial education training for 63 women entrepreneurs in Lagos, Nigeria, aiming to foster economic growth and gender equality. Additionally, the initiative aims to empower women entrepreneur with mentorship, potentially resulting in a 30% increase in successful access to finance.

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    Rwanda ratifies the ILO Convention on Violence and Harassment

    01 November 2023

    Convention No. 190 is the first international labour standard to address violence and harassment in the world of work.

  7. ILO working to improve productivity and working conditions of the Ghanaian shea industry

    01 November 2023

    Capacity building trainings are running with shea entrepreneurs in and around Tamale

October 2023

  1. EU-Funded Program Transforms Sierra Leone's Rural Roads, Empowering Communities and Bolstering Economic Growth

    31 October 2023

    In a remarkable collaborative effort, the International Labor Organization (ILO), with funding from European Union (EU), executes crucial routine maintenance on approximately 30.5 kilometres of roads in the Bo, Kenema, Bombali, and Port Loko Districts. This initiative seeks to not only connect communities but also create vital access to markets, fostering economic growth and significantly improving the lives of residents.

  2. ILO Fosters Partnerships in Ondo State, Nigeria, to Eradicate Child Labour in Cocoa-Growing Communities

    31 October 2023

    In a concerted effort to eliminate child labour in cocoa-growing communities, the Action against Child Labour in Agriculture in West Africa (ACLAWA) project of the ILO, in collaboration with the members of the Ondo State Steering Committee on the Elimination of Child Labour, conducted visits to critical government agencies and 15 communities with a prevalence of child labour in the cocoa sector.

  3. ILO supports TUC to train its members and activists on productivity and Decent Work in Ghana

    30 October 2023

    Between 15th and 18th August 2023, the Ghana Trade Union Congress (TUC) received Technical and Financial support from the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to conduct capacity building training workshop targeting 60 workers in Ghana's shea and textile sectors on productivity and decent work.