News and Press releases

December 2023

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. ILO integrates international labour standards in national judicial decisions

    17 December 2023

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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

    12 December 2023

  8. 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).

  9. 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.

  10. Bridging Dreams to Reality: The Impact of SIYB Trainer Development in Ethiopia

    11 December 2023

    Equipping individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to become certified SIYB trainers, capable of guiding aspiring entrepreneurs towards success.