News and Press releases

January 2024

  1. ILO and Stakeholders Validate Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (CMEP) to guide implementation of US-funded ACLAWA Project

    30 January 2024

    As part of effort to implementation the ECOWAS Regional Action plan on the elimination of child labour with focus on the cocoa sector, especially through community Action Plans, The ILO Action against Child Labour in Agriculture in West Africa (ACLAWA) in collaboration with stakeholders validate the Comprehensive Monitoring and Evaluation Plan, emphasizing collective commitment for a child labour-free future.

  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 provides technical and financial assistance to the Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) to inaugurate a 17-member Shea Sector Technical Working Group in Ghana

    29 January 2024

    On the 25th of January 2024, the Tree Crops Development Authority (TCDA) in Ghana inaugurated a 17-member shea sector technical working group as part of a 13-weeks Technical and Financial support from the International Labour Organization (ILO). The support seeks to boost the productivity and decent work outcomes for enterprises and workers operating within the shea value chain.

  5. The ILO and Ghana's Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations Collaborate to sensitize on National Green Jobs Strategy

    26 January 2024

    As part of effort to raise awareness among the public on climate change, its causes and effects, and the drive towards environmental sustainability and a just transition, the International Labour Organization and Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations embarked on sensitization campaign of citizens.

  6. ILO engages with young people for well-prepared migration

    23 January 2024

    The ILO is committed to a campaign among young footballers to raise awareness of the challenges of well-prepared migration in order to prevent the risks of exploitation.

  7. ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook

    19 January 2024

    The ILO's latest published report

  8. 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.

  9. 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