Tag: International Labour Organization
According to a recent report by the International Labour Organization, the Covid-19 pandemic is inflicting a triple shock on young people. Not only is the pandemic destroying their employment, but it is also disrupting their education and training and placing major obstacles in the way of those seeking to enter the labour market. Jealous Chirove, ILO’s Employment Specialist for East Africa, for more on this.
With the gap between marketplace skills and education output widening, Africa and other developing countries will need to integrate private sector input in its curriculum development in order to produce employable youths. The International Labour Organization’s Regional Youth Employment Technical Specialist for Africa, Amal Mowafy spoke to CNBC Africa's Godfrey Mutizwa at the ongoing Islamic Development Bank annual meetings in Marrakesh, Morocco.
More than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labor and forced marriages, according to the first joint effort by key anti-slavery groups to estimate the number of...