1. Just Transition and Climate change: Interview with Hannah Owusu-Korateng

    12 June 2017

    Hannah Owusu-Korateng, Women's Committee Chairperson of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), explains how unions are addressing the challenges of the transition to a greener and sustainable economy and how workers, together with governments and employers can promote and implement the ILO Guidelines on Just Transition.

  2. Social Entrepreneurship: Youth Employment & Social Development in Egypt

    15 May 2017

    ILO Cairo, through Hayat project, relies on ‘volunteerism’ as a method of youth development. It relies on creating an enabling environment for youth to awaken their entrepreneurial mindset, trigger social business ideas and skills, while simultaneously contributing to community development.

  3. Jobs and Skills for Persons with Disabilities in Egypt

    09 March 2017

    This video summarized the key results of the project “Jobs and Skills for Persons with Disabilities”, which was implemented jointly by ILO, UNDP, and the ICT Trust Fund from September 2014– March 2017.

  4. Youth Employment in Tanzania

    07 February 2017

    Increasing the number of young women & men in productive employment.


  1. "Child Labour in the Streets: Challenges and Opportunities” Regional Workshop in Egypt

    15 December 2016

    ILO focuses on children working in the streets as part of its core mandate through sharing knowledge and supporting partners to take actions on child labour.

  2. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

    19 November 2016

    The ILO Cairo Office held the second Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in El Gouna, Red Sea governorate from November 16- 19, 2016. It was organized by the ILO’s Project “Decent Jobs for Egypt’s Young People Project” (DJEP)- funded by Canada- in partnership with the Ministry of International Cooperation, the International Council for Small Business (ICSB) and its affiliate the Middle East Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE).

  3. First ILO Academy on Rural Development in Luxor, Egypt 2016

    21 October 2016

    The International Labour Organization Cairo Office, in collaboration with ITCILO, UNIDO, FAO and Global Affairs Canada held the Academy on Rural Development in Luxor from 16 to 20 October 2016.

  4. Employment Injury Insurance – The Workers Compensation Fund in Tanzania

    23 August 2016

    Employment injury benefit schemes, providing benefits in cash and in kind in cases of work-related accidents and occupational disease, constitute the oldest branch of social security in many countries. The ILO has estimated that, worldwide, more than 2.3 million people die from work-related accidents or diseases each year. Employment injuries and work-related diseases cause the deaths of 6,300 workers per day around the world.

  5. ILO Law Growth Nexus III Project (Matatu Sector) in Kenya

    21 August 2016

    In Kenya Road Transportation accounts for over 70% of the country’s passenger and freight traffic, that sees millions of people and goods move every day. The public service vehicle industry is consequently a vital sector of the national economy. It is with this in mind and the potential inherent in the sector that the International Labour Organization with support from the Norwegian Agency for development Cooperation launched the Law Growth Nexus project to promote increased knowledge and compliance of labour laws in the public transport business and to create more and better jobs.

  6. The road to eliminating child labour in Zambia

    08 June 2016

    In Zambia, the ILO’s ARISE programme is fighting to reduce child labour through education and training. The programme is helping to eliminate child labour in supply chains by addressing the economic and social factors that encourage small producers to employ children in hazardous work.