Today is International Workers' Day! Here's a short message of our new recruits : "We (Fidele, Seta, Eunice & Christelle) are thankful for the opportunity to represent the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in #Africa and we're committed to contribute to better living & working conditions of all our constituents". #WorkersDay #MayDay
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Every decent job for a young woman and man of #Africa is a right and smart step towards the continent's sustainable development. Here's why ➡ [ Ow.ly Link ]
Every decent job for a young woman and man of Africa is

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It's Social Development, Labour and Employment week at the African Union! Right now in Algiers - Algeria, the Specialized Technical Committee and its partners are focused on how to better invest in addressing social security deficits, high unemployment & rising #inequality in Africa. Find out more below on how we can efficiently harness the demographic dividend ➨ [ Ow.ly Link ]
It's Social Development Labour and Employment week at the African Union Right

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Labour migration is part and parcel of the sustainable development agenda. The FMM West Africa project aims at maximising the potential of free movement of persons and migration. It focuses on migration data, border management and combating trafficking in persons in West Africa. ➡ Find out more... [ Ow.ly Link ]
Labour migration is part and parcel of the sustainable development agenda The

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Young people should be empowered with the necessary entrepreneurial skills to enable them to create their own businesses. Check out ➤ the ILO-led Kazi Nje Nje Business Development Services apprenticeship program in Tanzania.
Young people should be empowered with the necessary entrepreneurial skills to enable

Young entrepreneurs in Tanzania: Where are they now?

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#ICYMI: In Tunisia, with ILO assistance, the nation’s first collective agreement was signed to cover over 500,000 agricultural workers. ➦ [ Ow.ly Link ]
ICYMI: In Tunisia with ILO assistance the nation’s first collective agreement

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Changing our mindset from finding a job to become job creators. In Malawi, the ILO-MasterCard Foundation Work 4 Youth (W4Y) Programme teamed up with the Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) project targeting women and men in agriculture and horticulture to strengthen their vegetable production skills. ➥ WATCH more here.
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Making the move from school to work in Malawi and Zambia

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Faced with unemployment – especially among women
and youth – high levels of inequality and poverty, as well environmental challenges, Zambia has launched a Green Jobs Program that promotes green technologies in the construction sector. ➜ See more on how Zambia, with ILO and partners, is greening its way out of poverty. ow.ly/PaPn30aIlXy
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Sharing with you some of the changes happening in the continent. With ILO assistance, #CaboVerde has doubled its social protection coverage over the past five years. #Cameroon, #Ethiopia, #Gambia and #Togo reviewed their social security systems to expand coverage in the #informaleconomy and rural communities. In #Mozambique the number of households covered by social protection schemes more... View more »
Sharing with you some of the changes happening in the continent With

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#DYK: Improving safety and working conditions of labourers is one of the top social development agenda of the ILO in #Africa. ➽ See more of our work in defending labour rights through better labour relations. ow.ly/XUmz30aGr4J
DYK: Improving safety and working conditions of labourers is one of

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More than 6,300 women have accessed credit and business management training that helped them to initiate and run micro and small businesses. Our goal ➜ Achieving women’s economic #empowerment through increased access to financial services. Follow @ILOAfrica to learn more and support ow.ly/tiyp30aENDS
More than 6 300 women have accessed credit and business management training

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Agriculture represents more than 2/3 of jobs in sub-Saharan Africa. See how the ILO is working with local authorities and partners to promote community-based skills development in rural areas. → ow.ly/Lwcl30aCJdR
Agriculture represents more than 2/3 of jobs in sub Saharan Africa See

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HAPPENING NOW: Work not only gives us an income, it connects us with society. As the world of work changes, how will those connections change? The future of work is ours to make, so make your voice heard and join The Future of Work we want: A Global Dialogue [ Ow.ly Link ]
HAPPENING NOW: Work not only gives us an income it connects us

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Young people are the future drivers of our economy and society. What are their hopes and fears for their future at work? Join The Future of Work we want: A Global Dialogue to be part of the conversation. #ILOFOW ow.ly/eT8d30aAkOU
Young people are the future drivers of our economy and society What

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With agriculture being the number one job provider in the country, Zimbabwe, with the support of the ILO, has embarked on creation of decent work opportunities in the rural areas as the best way out of poverty. [ Ow.ly Link ]
With agriculture being the number one job provider in the country Zimbabwe

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Forced labour is big business. Our recent estimates show it is worth US$ 150 billion a year in profits only. ➜ See more here [ 50forfreedom.org Link ] #50ff
Forced labour is big business Our recent estimates show it is worth

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Quality education has a huge role to play in ending child labour and achieving the #GlobalGoals: ilo.org/globalgoals
Quality education has a huge role to play in ending child labour

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Research demonstrates that improving working conditions and defending the rights of workers benefits all of us. ➜ See more go.betterwork.org/impact
Research demonstrates that improving working conditions and defending the rights

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“You give a poor man a fish and you feed him for a day. You teach him to fish and you give him an occupation that will feed him for a lifetime.” Applying the proverb through this ILO apprenticeship program in the fisheries industry of Somalia with the support of the Government of Flanders.
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Fisheries Apprenticeship scheme for the Youth in Bosaso

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New forms of work are likely to intensify in the age of digitization and new technologies, but the future of work is ours to make. #ILOFOW
New forms of work are likely to intensify in the age of

Preparing The Future of Work We Want

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