Publications

Proceedings of an ARLAC Regional Workshop on the 'Elimination of Child Labour: Challenges and Prospects for Africa', conducted at the ARLAC Campus from 27 - 31 October 2014. Edited by Dan E. Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. Share experiences on the nature, causes and scope of child labour in Africa;
  2. Review past and present efforts to deal with the problem and ascertain the challenges to child labour elimination in African countries;
  3. Proffer steps, policies and actions for dealing with the challenge;
  4. Build the capacity of participants to effectively implement their respective policies and National Action Plans (NAPS); and to 
  5. Disseminate the commitments taken in The Hague Road Map for Achieving the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour by 2016, the Brasilia Declaration on Child Labour and the Decent Work Agenda in Africa (DWAA) 2007-2015. 

Read the full report here.

Proceedings of an ARLAC Regional Workshop on "Innovative Practices on Skills Training for Employment of Vulnerable Youth", conducted at the ARLAC Campus, Harare, Zimbabwe, from 29 September to 03 October 2014. Edited by Dan E. Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objective of the workshop was to strengthen the capacity of constituents in developing:

  1. Effective skills policies to smoothen school to work transition of youth;
  2. Tripartite mechanisms to improve the governance and coordination of skills policies and system. and their alignment with national and sectoral development frameworks;
  3. Relevant programme for promoting employment and livelihood creation for youth in rural areas;
  4. System for recognizing and certifying skills of youth acquired by non-formal and informal means; and  
  5. To teach participants how to foster and develop innovation and creativity skills in order to become employable and remain competitive in the labour market.

Read the full report here. 

Proceedings of an ARLAC International workshop on "Productivity Management for National Competitiveness", held at the ARLAC Campus from 18 - 22 August 2014. Edited by Dan E. Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. Promote understanding and improve awareness of what productivity is, its role and significance in economic and social development;
  2. Describe practical methods of productivity measurement and analysis;
  3. Analyze some existing methods and techniques of productivity management within an organization and to advice on how to overcome various barriers to productivity growth;
  4. Share information on good practices in some developing countries.

Read the full report here.

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop held at the ARLAC Campus, Harare, from 28 - 31 July 2014. Edited by Dan E. Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. identify factors that militate against effective social dialogue;
  2. identify how to develop and strengthen institutional framework for effective social dialogue at national and sectoral levels:
  3. promote participation among social and tripartite partners as a means of creating an enabling environment for the production of decent work and economic growth outcomes.

Read the full report here.

 

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop on "Pro-employment Macroeconomic and Sectoral Policies and Critical Considerations for Development of National Employment Policies", held at the ARLAC Campus from 05 - 08 May 2014. Edited by Dan Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objective of the workshop was to introduce participants to alternative tools, institutional approaches and best practices that would enable them to formulate, advocate for and contribute to coherent development, economic and employment policies that place decent work at the heart of economic, social and labour market policies.

Read the full report here.

 

 

Proceedings of an ARLAC tripartite workshop on Promoting Collaboration Between Labour Inspectorate, Social partners and Private and Public Inspection Agencies and Bodies, held at the ARLAC Campus from 24 - 28 March 2014. Edited by Dan Neburagho and Mary Muchengeti.

The objectives of the workshop were to:

  1. provide an opportunity among the various inspection agencies and public institutions to share information on their mandate and functions;
  2. identify synergies in the mandates and functions of the inspection agencies and public institutions and identify specific areas where collaboration and cooperation can be forged and enhanced;
  3. discuss and agree on the institutional framework within which such a collaboration would take place; and to
  4. encourage collaboration between the labour inspection services, other government services, social partners, various public bodies, and institutions engaged in inspection.

Read the full report here. 

Membership

Nineteen countries have ratified the ARLAC agreement and these are:

  • Botswana
  • Egypt
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

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