Videos

2014

  1. Somali Voices: Ahmed Ali Adam

    25 November 2014

    Ahmed Ali Adam, a beneficiary of the project: "Youth for Change", tells his story. The Youth for Change is a joint initiative between ILO, UNDP and UNICEF. The programme, funded by the Government of Japan, provides young people with an opportunity for social rehabilitation and economic reintegration.

  2. Fostering dialogue for job-rich growth and social progress in Africa

    22 August 2014

    In an interview with CNBC Africa, Aeneas Chuma, ILO's Regional Director for Africa, emphasises the need to foster cooperation between governments, employers', workers' organizations in bringing economic progress and social transformation. Mr. Chuma highlights the priorities and role of the organization in setting labour standards, developing policies and devising programmes to make a difference in the lives of African people.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.