ILO praises progress achieved in labor standards in Egypt

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:04 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Manpower Mohamed Saafan met with new Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to discuss priorities of the ministry's work with the ILO in the next phase.

Egypt’s President Sisi calls for ways enable developing countries to fulfill their climate commitments

Thu, 24 Feb 2022 - 01:59 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi called upon the international community to adopt integrated policies, effective mechanisms that help recover from the crisis of the coronavirus pandemic.

Egypt out of Int'l Labor Org.'s blacklist for 1st time in 5 years after milestones in workers' rights

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 03:04 GMT

After being in the International Labour Organization (ILO)’s blacklist for five years in a row, Egypt has been removed from the ILO’s latest list.

Egypt, ILO inspects 1st phase of Value Chain Development Project in Gharbiya

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 05:01 GMT

This came in light of developing value chains in the dairy sector in Gharbiya Governorate, which was implemented in partnership with the Ministry of International Cooperation and the ILO, and with funding from the Norwegian government.

ILO director: Egypt’s early anti-COVID measures enabled limiting virus spread

Wed, 04 Nov 2020 - 02:24 GMT

Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) office in Cairo Eric Ochelan said that Egypt has played a positive role in combating the Coronavirus.

International Labor Organization lauds Egypt's efforts to counter COVID-19

Wed, 29 Apr 2020 - 09:01 GMT

The statement coincides with the World Day for Safety and Health at Work which falls on April 28.

Joint programme to promote decent work for women launched

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 03:52 GMT

The programme is supported by Sida and implemented by ILO and UN Women.

Madbouli underlines importance of cooperation with ILO

Mon, 26 Aug 2019 - 10:59 GMT

Madbouli made the remarks during a meeting on Monday with Manpower Minister Mohamed Saafan on a host of labor issues.

ILO, FEI hold meeting Monday to discuss supporting women entrepreneurs

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 08:50 GMT

ILO office in Cairo and the Federation of Egyptian industries will hold a multi-party consultation meeting to support women entrepreneurs in the country.

Cabinet approves coop. protocol with ILO on developing private sector in Egypt

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 - 12:49 GMT

The cabinet approved during its weekly meeting on Thursday under Premier and Housing Minister Moustafa Madbouli a presidential draft resolution on a cooperation protocol to develop the private sector in Egypt.

Trade min., ILO delegation discuss sustaining competitiveness of firms

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 11:57 GMT

The two sides discussed developing ILO programs in Egypt, as well as the future of cooperation between the Egyptian government and the ILO.

North Korea, Eritrea have world's highest rates of modern slavery

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

North Korea and Eritrea have the world's highest rates of modern slavery.

107th ILO Conference adopts standards on harassment at work

Fri, 08 Jun 2018 - 07:24 GMT

Egypt has participated in the closing session of the 107th International Labour Organization (ILO) Conference on Friday

Egypt, ILO sign cooperation protocol worth $3.7mn

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Sahar Nasr and (ILO)'s Office in Cairo Peter Van Rooi signed on Monday a cooperation protocol worth dlrs 3.7 million.

ILO: Egypt pioneer in economic development, proceeding on right track

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 11:24 GMT

(ILO) Cairo Office director said Egypt has become one of the pioneering countries in economic development by its declaration of the 2030 Strategy.

License of Egyptian companies exporting Disney products extended

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 02:31 GMT

Disney company extended the license of Egyptian companies manufacturing and exporting its products until December 2019.

Entrepreneurship: solution to unemployment in Egypt

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 07:14 GMT

Egypt Today interviewed experts and decision makers on entrepreneurship to find out why entrepreneurship is the gateway to future economic progress.

ILO mission hails freedom of trade unions in Egypt as historic leap

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 11:19 GMT

The International Labor Organization (ILO) direct contact mission highlighted the historic leap in Egypt with regard to allowing more freedom for trade unions.

ILO Cairo to Egypt Today: Entrepreneurship support creates job opportunities

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 01:21 GMT

The director of ILO office in Cairo, Peter Van Rooij, told Egypt Today that ILO works on supporting entrepreneurship to create decent jobs for young Egyptians.

ILO lauds Egypt success in securing suitable jobs for youth

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 11:56 GMT

The International Labor Organization (ILO) says Egypt has achieved a quantum leap where securing suitable jobs is concerned.