News and Press releases

October 2023

  1. Enhancing labour inspection in Kenya through tailored labour inspection tool kits

    30 October 2023

    The International Labour Organization has supported the Kenyan labour inspectorate in developing context-tailored toolkits and further to equip the Labour and Occupational Safety and Health inspectorate with locally tailored training materials, which can be used as a tool and a reference for the local context, strategies, priorities and needs of the tea and textile sectors.

  2. Charting a New Path: Stakeholders Validate Blueprint for Women's Entrepreneurship Development & Enterprise Formalization in Nigeria

    29 October 2023

    International collaboration and commitment set the stage for a three-year strategy to bolster women's entrepreneurship and enterprise formalization in Nigeria.

  3. Congo ratified seven ILO Conventions, including one Fundamental and one Governance Convention

    26 October 2023

  4. Migrants Rights Protection Improved through Strengthening Capacity and Knowledge Management of Migrant Resources Centres in Nigeria

    26 October 2023

    Between September and October 2023, the Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) managed by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment (FMLE) conducted Training of Trainers workshops for staff of the Centres in the areas of Pre-Departure Orientation Seminars (PDOS) and gender mainstreaming.

  5. International Labour Organization, Rwanda holds capacity building workshop on Unemployment Protection

    25 October 2023

    The workshop equipped participants with a better understanding of what unemployment protection is and how it brings together unemployment benefits, ensuring income security and active labour market policies, as well as supporting laid off workers to get back into employment.

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    Statisticians adopt new standards on measuring informal employment

    23 October 2023

    The new standards will help countries collect better data and so devise improved policies for workers in the informal economy.

  7. Launching the Sustainable and Resilient Enterprises (SURE) Training Programme in Bulawayo District: Empowering Growth-Oriented Enterprises for a Sustainable Future

    23 October 2023

    The Sustainable and Resilient Enterprises Training Programme was launched in Bulawayo – the second largest in Zimbabwe. In addition, a six-day training programme covering a wide range of topics crucial for business success was conducted.

  8. More young women and men to benefit from renewing a partnership for decent work

    19 October 2023

    International Labour Organization signs a new partnership with Methanex to support youth employment in Damietta.

  9. Advancing decent work for and social justice for rural youth in Namibia

    19 October 2023

    The rural-based young people in Namibia came under the spotlight at a symposium organized by the Bank of Namibia titled, “Transformation of the Rural Economy in Namibia,” which aimed to unravel the state of the rural economy and its impact on the overall economy and youth.

  10. First-Ever African Labour Migration Conference Kicks Off in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

    18 October 2023

    ILO and African Union Commission join forces to protect migrant workers' rights