1. ILO Centenary: Testimony of Andrew Kailembo (Tanzania)

    01 June 2018

    What are the main contributions of the ILO to promote social justice around the world? For the celebration of the ILO's Centenary in 2019, Andrew Kailembo, Former General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU-African Regional Organization)​ shares his testimony.

  2. How biogas is creating jobs and promoting sustainable agriculture in Egypt

    14 May 2018

    Twenty-four million new "green jobs" could be created worldwide using environmentally sustainable practices, according to the ILO's report, “World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs”. In a global context of wage growth stagnation, increasing income inequality and a growing number of people in non-standard employment, Egypt is turning to new green technologies that protect the environment while creating productive employment.

  3. Maternity protection at work: It matters to everyone

    11 May 2018

    Maternity Protection is a fundamental right enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and is defined in ILO international labour standards. Listen to why maternity protection is everyone’s business.

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    Madagascar: A way out of child sexual exploitation through apprenticeships

    12 April 2018

    In Madagascar, extreme poverty and lack of opportunities push many adolescent children into prostitution. In the city of Tulear, the International Labour Organization (ILO) along with UNICEF, SOS Children’s Villages, and employers’ and workers’ organizations are trying to raise awareness about children working in sex tourism. They offer young people the opportunity to learn new vocational skills.

  5. 17th Regional Seminar for Labour Based Practitioners

    05 March 2018

    The 17th Seminar of Labour-Based Practitioners was organized by the Government of Ethiopia in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on November 13 to 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The theme of the seminar was "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach”. The Seminar brought together 490 participants including policy makers, programme directors and practitioners from 27 countries across the world.


  1. Livelihood Opportunities: 6 years of success in the Egyptian Red Sea governorate

    16 November 2017

    The ILO's project "Decent Jobs for Young Egyptian People (DJEP)" funded by Canada marks six years of success in the Red Sea governorate where it enables livelihood opportunities to local young people.

  2. How skills development is changing lives in Eastern and Southern Africa

    10 November 2017

    In Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania there is a new initiative to give young men and women practical skills to increase their employability, find decent work and improve their productivity. The approach is showing results in part because it is flexible, meeting the unique challenges facing each country.

  3. First ILO Academy on Green Jobs Promotion in Egypt 2017

    05 November 2017

    The ILO's project "Decent Jobs for Young Egyptian People", funded by Canada, held an Academy for Green Jobs Promotion for the first time in Egypt. It took place in Egypt’s second biggest city Alexandria. It was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation in partnership with the ILO/International Training Center and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

  4. Career information videos

    31 August 2017

    These videos are produced within the framework of the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) project. Craftspeople speak about the materials and tools used, the working environment, the average salary, the required education level, the required personal traits, the career path, and so forth.

  5. Step Towards the Future: Start and Improve Your Business

    01 August 2017

    This video highlighted a joint ceremony that celebrated the success of Phase 1 and launched Phase 2 of the Start and Improve Your Business programme in Egypt (SIYB).