News and Press releases

May 2022

  1. Labour migration, when properly governed, is essential to the needs of enterprises and the long-term success of economies employers say in a workshop in East Africa

    21 May 2022

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) in partnership with the East African Employers Organisation (EAEO) organised a workshop for employers from the East African Community and the Horn of Africa on better regional migration management.

  2. © Dominic Chavez / WB 2022

    ILO/UNICEF: Social protection contributes to reducing child labour

    18 May 2022

    A new ILO-UNICEF report calls for the closing of the social protection coverage gap that means 1.5 billion children are still unsupported by family or child cash benefits.

  3. Far-reaching action needed to end child labour

    17 May 2022

    Delegates at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour unite in calling for more to be done to end child labour

  4. New ILO report finds African workplaces have been dramatically changed by the COVID-19 pandemic

    12 May 2022

  5. Dialogue Aims to Unlock the Informal Economy in Africa

    11 May 2022

    A policy dialogue titled: "Informal Economy in Africa - Why Way Forward," has brought together stakeholders from different sectors to discuss how to make economic policy responsive, inclusive, and sustainable in Africa.

  6. Media Advisory: Regional Conference On Informal Economy In Africa

    10 May 2022

    The African Union Commission (AUC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) and are hosting a policy dialogue to discuss the increasing importance of the informal economy in Africa.

April 2022

  1. Second MOZMOD technical retreat in Mozambique organised with ILO's support

    25 April 2022

    The second edition of the MOZMOD technical retreat on the tax-benefit microsimulation model for Mozambique, MOZMOD, kicked off yesterday in Ponta do Ouro, Maputo Province

  2. Advocacy on social protection targets Mozambican Parliamentarians

    25 April 2022

    Between 18 and 19 April, around 45 parliamentarians from the Republic of Mozambique took part in an advocacy activity conducted by the Civil Society Platform on Social Protection with support from the European Union and the ILO. This activity had the goal of sensitizing legislators about key governmental interventions around social protection, particularly on the basic social security programmes administered by the National Institute of Social Action (INAS).

  3. Mozambique’s National Conference on Combatting the Worst Forms of Child Labour

    22 April 2022

    On Friday 22 April, Mozambique held its National Conference on Combatting the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Chimoio, Manica Province. Several high-level representatives took part in this conference, including the Minister of Labour and Social Security, Margarida Adamugy Talapa, the Governor of Manica, Francisca Domingos Tomás, and the Vice Minister of Gender, Child and Social Action, Lucas Mangrasse.

  4. ILO and UI Certify SCREAM Trainers to Fight Child Labour

    21 April 2022

    The ACCEL Africa Project in Nigeria is strengthening systems and providing stakeholders across spheres of the society with the skills and tools required to urgently eliminate child labour and achieve SDG Target 8.7 by 2025.