Videos

2014

  1. ILO Regional Director interview with AIT, Abuja, Nigeria

    09 June 2014

    ABUJA (ILO News) -- ILO's Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa, Aeneas Chuma has called for greater cooperation among Governments, Employers and Workers to fight unemployment and promote inclusive growth in the African region.

  2. Labour Migration: What are the Somali's workers expectations from the ILO?

    09 June 2014

    Migration is one of the topics of discussion at the 103rd International Labour Conference which is being held from 28 May to 12 June 2014 in Geneva. The following is an interview with Mr Omar Faruk Osman Nur, General Secretary of Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) who expresses his views on labour migration in Somalia. He also underlines his expectations from the ILO on Migration issue.

  3. ILO calls for strong commitment to jobs ahead of Ouaga+10 Summit

    06 June 2014

    High levels of youth unemployment and inequalities call for more pro-employment policies to promote job-rich growth in Africa’s development.

  4. Africa: Unemployment rate threatens social stability

    07 May 2014

    Despite signs of a rising economy, unemployment and underemployment rates remain huge in Africa. Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2014, Aeneas Chuma, ILO's Regional Director for Africa, said the continent lacks a common approach to tackle the jobs crisis. Chuma also stressed the need to invest in growth which generates decent jobs, especially for young people.

  5. Effective School to Work Transition Project in Egypt

    01 April 2014

    This documentary film highlights the first phase of the "Effective School to Work Transition through Career Information and Guidance for Youth Project". Starting in 2009, the ILO project lasted four years and was funded by the Italian Government.

2013

  1. The pro-poor horticulture value chain in Upper Egypt- SALASEL

    01 September 2013

    This documentary film sheds light on the achievements of "Pro-Poor Horticulture Value Chains in Upper Egypt Joint Programme, Salasel".

  2. African Union: Job creation key to achieve prosperity

    17 June 2013

    Addressing the 102nd International Labour Conference, African Union Commission's Chair, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has echoed African leaders' vision that job creation is among the most important factors to achieve growth and prosperity. Dr. Dlamini Zuma also highlighted that Africa is a continent of young people and called for more investment to promote employment and the provision of entrepreneurial skills for youth.

  3. Employment and social protection in the new demographic context

    14 June 2013

    Demographic change including population ageing is a universal trend in all countries. Delegates at the 102nd International Labour Conference are discussing the implications of this new demographic context on the labour market and social security systems.

  4. Malawi is committed to combat child labour, says H.E. Mrs Joyce Banda

    12 June 2013

    H.E. Mrs Joyce Banda, President of Malawi pledged "to continue to champion the zero tolerance to child labour in Malawi, and also to intensify programs to eradicate the poverty which is the root cause of this problem". In her first visit to the ILO's International Labour Conference Mrs. Banda also added that "in these times of widespread economic challenges arising from the global financial and economic crisis, the relevance of the ILO today has become glaringly clear". After addressing the plenary sitting, Mrs Banda met with the African delegates of governments, workers' and employers' organizations.

  5. Malawi: Finding solutions for child domestic workers

    12 June 2013

    Millions of children around the world, mainly girls, are working in households other than their own, doing domestic work such as cleaning, ironing, cooking and looking after other children and the elderly. According to a new report on domestic work from the International Labour Organization, it's estimated at least two-thirds of these children are working under the legal minimum wage, or in conditions that are hazardous. Often, the working relationship between the child and their employer is ambiguous at best, exploitative at worst. But solutions are possible, even in a place where using children as domestic workers is a long tradition.