News and Press releases

December 2023

  1. Workers’ organizations must play key role in developing effective and sustainable social contract

    15 December 2023

    The 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might address and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in this debate within the multilateral system and at national level.

  2. Governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations validate the AU-ILO youth employment strategy for Africa

    12 December 2023

    A collaborative effort between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the African Union Commission (AUC), YES-Africa is a guiding framework to shape the future world of work for the continent's youth.

  3. From Challenges to Opportunities: Entrepreneurship Training for Kenya's Returned Migrant Workers

    12 December 2023

    Reinforcing the entrepreneurial and business management skills of 660 vulnerable returned migrants in Nairobi and Mombasa cities.

  4. How ILO missions supported the ratification of C181 in Nigeria

    12 December 2023

  5. Two vacancies on the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR)

    12 December 2023

    The ILO is seeking candidates to join the ILO Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR).

  6. ILO partners with the African Union to spearhead transformative macroeconomic policy framework for employment generation in Africa

    11 December 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the International Training Centre, Turin conducted a capacity development and planning workshop on pro-employment macroeconomic and sectoral policies for African Union (AU) member states. The training was in response to the widening decent work deficits and growing inequalities that threaten achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Africa.

  7. Unveiling Trends, Practices, and Opportunities in Skills Development Across Southern, East, and Horn of Africa

    10 December 2023

    Addressing the need for more reliable information on the skills dimensions of labour migration by establishing an information hub within the Knowledge Sharing Portal on Skills and Labour Migration (ASPYEE) platform.

  8. Decent Work in Construction project engages SMME's in Ethekwini

    08 December 2023

    Fact finding mission in Kwazulu Natal Province

  9. Reinforcing Commitment and Fostering Action for Migrant Workers' Rights

    08 December 2023

    The Multi-regional Trade Union Dialogue and Cooperation meeting focused on evaluating the progress made since the signing of the 2018 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and planning for the implementation of the renewed MOU signed in June 2023.

  10. Building National System of Social Protection Statistics in Eswatini

    08 December 2023

    The workshop aligned with global goals, emphasizing the role of monitoring systems in shaping national strategies on social protection