News and Press releases

December 2023

  1. Knowledge-sharing seminar on ILO Convention 102 brings together tripartite partners

    06 December 2023

    The ILO and ITC-ILO convened yesterday, 6 December, a hybrid knowledge-sharing seminar on the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952 (No. 102). Aimed at tripartite partners, the seminar delved into the convention, including its guiding principles, ratification process and practical application.

  2. Ethiopia’s 100th anniversary of ILO membership celebrated

    04 December 2023

    Ethiopia’s 100th anniversary of International Labour Organization (ILO) membership celebrated with a National Labour Conference in Addis Ababa.

  3. Strategic Collaboration for Labour Migration

    04 December 2023

    Enhancing coordination and collaboration among members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) and the National Labour, Employment, and Social Security Council (CONTESS) in Djibouti to promote decent work and effective management of labour migration.

  4. Trade provides economic opportunities, but can this be translated into decent jobs for all?

    04 December 2023

    The ILO’s Director of the Employment Policy, Job Creation and Livelihoods Department, Sangheon Lee, advocates for stronger alignment of trade, investment and employment policies for translating economic opportunities into decent employment realities during the 5th UfM Trade and Investment Forum.

  5. ILO supports Nigeria to Unveil Ambitious Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) III 2023 – 2027

    04 December 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) supports the tripartite and other relevant partners in Nigeria to launch its Decent Country Programme (DWCP) III on 30th November 2023 at Rockview Hotel Royale, Abuja.

  6. MENA region could create 10 million new jobs by 2050 through decarbonization and green industrial growth

    03 December 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) unveil at COP28 the first ever study on scenarios for strong industrial and climate development policies in the Middle East and North Africa region.

November 2023

  1. The Netherlands commits to further support for ILO’s work on forced displacement

    30 November 2023

    PROSPECTS Partnership enters second phase with the new agreement signed between the Netherlands and the ILO

  2. CO-Harare has a new Director

    26 November 2023

    The ILO is very pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Philile Masuku as the new Director of the Country Office for Zimbabwe and Namibia.

  3. The Youth Network Committee in Ethiopia ensure youth-responsive implementation of PROSPECTS activities

    24 November 2023

    The committee met for their third quarterly review meeting, visited an urban refugee settlement and learned about monitoring and evaluation techniques to support Advancing Meaningful Youth Engagement initiative of the ILO PROSPECTS programme.

  4. Protecting mining workers’ safety and health through South-South Cooperation between ILO, China and Zambia

    22 November 2023

    The ILO, Ministry of Emergency Management of China and key stakeholders in Zambia joined hands in making a contribution towards protecting mining workers’ safe and health in Zambia through a South-South Cooperation Programme on building the capacity of mining companies.