News and Press releases

January 2024

  1. MRC Implementation Agreement Signing and Motorbike's Handover Ceremony

    31 January 2024

    The ILO, through the BRMM programme, is collaborating with the Government of South Sudan to establish the first MRC in Juba, aiming to provide accurate information and timely support to potential migrants, returnees, and their families, fostering informed decision-making.

  2. ILO and C.I.PRE.S join forces to accelerate social protection coverage in Africa

    30 January 2024

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa and the C.I.PRE.S. have signed an agreement to cooperate and share their expertise in increasing social protection coverage in Africa.

  3. ILO and AFDB target small-scale dairy farmers in Umguza

    29 January 2024

    The Umguza Dairy Hub, when fully operational, holds the potential of transforming the lives and livelihoods of the targeted young people. It will give them new hope and new purpose for their community and for the future.

  4. ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook

    19 January 2024

    The ILO's latest published report

  5. ILO's Youth-to-Youth Fund to tackle youth unemployment in Ethiopia

    12 January 2024

    Youth-led organizations in Ethiopia participated in a competition to secure financial and technical support for their proposals to promote decent work and economic inclusion of young people from the host and refugee communities.

  6. National Stakeholders Supported towards Improving Recruitment Landscape in Nigeria

    09 January 2024

    Towards improving the implementation of ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative, stakeholders converged to strategize on application of best practices in Nigeria.

December 2023

  1. Advancing Labour Migration Governance and Protecting Workers' Rights in Africa

    22 December 2023

    Contributing to improved labour migration governance and the protection of migrant workers' rights through enhanced social dialogue, trade union cooperation, and advocacy

  2. ILO strengthens capacities of Sub-Saharan African Skills and Apprenticeship Stakeholders Network (SASASNET)

    18 December 2023

    The workshop was attended by 91 SASASNET members drawn from some English speaking Sub-Saharan African countries including Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Mauritius, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho and South Africa

  3. ILO supports GEA to train informal sector employers on productivity and Decent Work in Ghana

    18 December 2023

    The International labour Organisation provides Technical and Financial support to the Ghana Employers Association to train 105 informal sector employers selected from seven affiliated associations of the Council for Indigenous Business Association (CIBA) on productivity and decent work.

  4. ILO integrates international labour standards in national judicial decisions

    17 December 2023

    ILO and Egyptian Government join forces to support legal aid offices.