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  1. © Allan Mulenga / ILO 2024

    Having an income reduces HIV stigma and discrimination

    01 March 2024

    Sixty-year old Regina Katungu Chileshe is an entrepreneur living with HIV in Zambia. She is a member of an HIV support group that works to overcome stigma in the community, thanks to an income generation project supported by the International Labour Organization and UNAIDS.

  2. ILO OPPORTUNITY SALONE LAUNCHES ITS MAIDEN KNOWLEDGE SHARING EVENT IN SIERRA LEONE

    29 February 2024

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) convened a knowledge sharing event on the Opportunity Salone Programme in Freetown, Sierra Leone in December 2023. The Knowledge share events brought together SME businesses to discuss and share ideas on what has worked and possible areas of improvement of the ILO Opportunity Salone programme. The EU-funded programme supports SME businesses in Sierra Leone to contribute to the Feed Salone agenda which is geared towards making Sierra Leone food sufficient in the next few years.

  3. Strengthening the Common Approach on BLMA and Skills Development among LMAG in EHoA

  4. Ghana holds a national stakeholder consultation meeting to develop a workplan to accelerate the elimination of child labour in cocoa and gold supply chains.

    28 February 2024

    The meeting stimulated inclusive discussions which led to the development of a shared national vision, through a project's workplan to achieve the project's goal and its alignment with SDG 8.7.

  5. From the fields to the classroom: Abdou's journey to education in Foh village

    27 February 2024

  6. Key supply chain stakeholders unite to accelerate action against child labour in Malawi’s coffee supply chain

    26 February 2024

    The meeting aimed to finalize a comprehensive sustainability strategy that addresses the critical issue of child labour in the coffee industry, with a keen focus on capacity and financial implications, climate resilience, and inclusion.

  7. The ILO PE4DW Project Transfers Garment Knowledge And Skills To Trainers

    26 February 2024

    The Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work (PE4DW) Project builds the capacity of an Implementing Partner (IP) in basic concepts and practices in the garment industry to enhance their understanding of the sector and improve their application of Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) methodology to garment enterprises.

  8. ILO Intervention Boost Vegetable Farming in Port Loko District

    26 February 2024

    ILO Opportunity Salone Programme is bridging the gap in the vegetable value chain by creating access to good seeds, tools, finances, and direct training for farmers to scale up production processes, backed by the funding support from the EU, in Sierra Leone.

  9. Strengthening efforts to combat child labour through South-South intra-African cooperation

    23 February 2024

    Key discussions during the workshop cantered around the insights and reflections gleaned from field visits, paving the way for identifying potential partnerships and strategies for effective implementation.

  10. Work Wise Youth: ILO’s new guide to create awareness on youth rights at work

    23 February 2024

    The ILO developed and launched a new guide to support young people, including the ones in forced displacement contexts, to understand their labour rights, in turn empowering them to advocate for fair and dignified working conditions.

  11. Tea-Triangular: Kenya, Malawi and Uganda tripartite stakeholders and tea supply chain representatives share knowledge to combat child labour in the tea supply chain.

    22 February 2024

    Key stakeholders from Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda have joined forces to address the critical issue of child labour within the tea industry.

  12. Tackling water woes: ILO’s vocational training success in Kenya

    21 February 2024

    With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.

  13. Coordination with the Limpopo Department of Public Works Roads and Infrastructure

    16 February 2024

    Planning session

  14. ACCEL Africa leads transformative M&E training in Entebbe to combat child labour

    14 February 2024

    The event was marked by robust participation from project implementers, government officials, and SCO partners, all focused on enhancing their skills in applying the Results-Based Management (RBM) methodology, within the project and for their own organizations.

  15. Kenyan Judges Trained on the International Labour Standards

    12 February 2024

    Kenyan judges were trained in International Labour Standards by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO), and the ILO Labour Law and Reform Unit (LABOURLAW), collaborating with the Kenya Judiciary Academy (KJA).

  16. ILO empowers microfinance staff to promote financial literacy among hosts and refugees

    12 February 2024

    The cadre of trainers trained on ILO's renowned financial education curriculum will strengthen the capacity of financial service providers to educate hosts and refugees and improve their access to financial services.

  17. Empowering futures: Celebrating Child Achievements in the SCREAM Programme in Egypt

    08 February 2024

    These stories from Mostapha and Minessa underscore the profound impact of the SCREAM programme, not only in empowering children but also in fostering positive changes within their families, thereby contributing to the broader goal of eliminating child labour.

  18. ILO forges alliance to unlock opportunities through digital innovation in Kenya

    08 February 2024

    The ILO PROSPECTS programme facilitated an agreement between Learning Lions and Humans in the Loop, creating pathways for young people from host and refugee communities in Kenya to access opportunities in the digital economy.

  19. ILO and Shabelle Bank pilot innovative product for financial inclusion of hosts and forcibly displaced in Ethiopia

    06 February 2024

  20. ILO drives the inclusion of hosts and refugees in Ethiopia's digital economy

    02 February 2024

    The agreements signed between International Labour Organization and Ethiopian government authorities will promote employment and policy solutions for inclusion of hosts and refugees in country's expanding digital economy.