INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS

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International Labour Organization (ILO)

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 187 member States, to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men.

The ILO aims to ensure that it serves the needs of working women and men by bringing together governments, employers and workers to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes. The very structure of the ILO, where workers and employers together have an equal voice with governments in its deliberations, shows social dialogue in action.  The ILO encourages tripartism within its constituents - employers, workers and member States, by promoting a social dialogue between trade unions and employers in formulating, and where appropriate, implementing national policy on social, economic, and many other issues.

 

International Organization of Employers (IOE)

The International Organisation of Employers (IOE), the largest network of the private sector in the world, represents the interests of employers in social and labour matters at international level. Since its creation in 1920, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) has been supporting and representing the worldwide business community in international labour and social policy forums across the multilateral system, and in other high-level forums such as the G20, with the aim of ensuring that such policy promotes the viability of business.

In meetings of the International Labour Organization (ILO), including its Governing Body and International Labour Conference, the IOE acts as the Secretariat to the Employers' Group. Today, the IOE is proud of its membership of more than 150 national employer organisations from all over the world including the Federation of Kenya Employers.

 

Business Africa

Business Africa seeks to enhance the business voice in continental bodies such as the African Union Commission, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the ILO Regional Office for Africa, the African Development Bank and other continental bodies. Business Africa will also build on relations developed within the United Nations system, the IMF, the World Bank, the WTO and others.

In addition to pursuing its relations with European and American business groups, Business Africa aims to build partnerships with business federations from emerging economies such as China, India, Brazil and Russia. It is important that African business is represented in a much more coordinated way during economic summits that bring together Africa and emerging markets.

Business Africa also seeks to strengthen regional integration to boost intra-African trade. The development of rail, road and energy projects through PPPs to facilitate trade and business links is a key objective.

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RT @22Orapak: Ensure effective implementation of the curriculum by the tertiary institutions. Provide policy guidelines which will lead the…
RT @22Orapak: Suggestion for the government: Need to review curriculum to meet labour needs-Putting more practical oriented units, ensurin…
RT @Jacquelinemugo2: @FKEKenya The Skills Mismatch survey outcomes has opened up avenues for better collaboration between industry and ter…
RT @teddyeugene: For Kenya to be an industrialised and middle income country as anticipated in Vision 2030, there is need for heavy commitm…
RT @teddyeugene: Every year, about 10,000 students graduate from university. But of these, 7,000 do not have the skills required by the job…
RT @ciryan_nelson: The Kenyan job market, just like any other sector is changing fast. This can be attributed to a number of factors, key a…
RT @VictorMochere: Vertical skills mismatch: The level of education or qualification is less or more than required. Horizontal skills mism…
RT @waithash: Jobs are available in Kenya, but the challenge is getting skilled talent. We need more organizations that focus on upskilling…
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RT @FaithArimba: #FKESkillsMismatch Uptake of master’s degree courses is on the rise in the job market offering competition for job positio…
RT @teddyeugene: Grades are never enough, what difference can you bring to the job that you have been hired to. #FKESkillsMismatch @TifaRes
RT @22Orapak: Skills mismatch by labour economists leads to wastage and impedes kenya's global competitiveness and leads to unemployment am…
RT @Itsmboya_k: Foremost, is the need to enhance youth employability by addressing the skills mismatch between education and labour market…
RT @FaithArimba: Employers in Kenya are increasingly shunning away graduates from Public Universities because of the poor quality of course…
RT @teddyeugene: #FKESkillsMismatch there is a rising concern over employees getting jobs that they are not qualified for.
RT @RoyalKenyah: #FKESkillsMismatch Every year, universities in Kenya churn out tens of thousands of graduates. Unfortunately, majority of…
RT @Itsmboya_k: Honestly employees should be realistic. Imagine you are just fresh from campus and you are supposed to have 10 years of wor…
RT @22Orapak: Kenya currently requires more trained craftsmen, artisans, technicians and technologists to bridge a biting skills gap and ki…
RT @FaithArimba: #FKESkillsMismatch Nearly half of Kenyan adults lack employment despite several years or months of job seeking. This espec…
RT @teddyeugene: #FKESkillsMismatch exists between the demands of the current global marketplace and the skills thousands of young people h…
RT @ItsJnShine: Unemployment is a very sensitive issue in Kenya. So today, @TifaResearch just realised the #FKESkillsMismatch survey and y…
RT @TifaResearch: Emerging Skills or competency #FKESkillsMismatch survey https://t.co/3Eg8Oq9SIn
RT @WekuloNasokho: Very well noted. It is never a one size fits all approach. It may well mean tailoring actions to suit different organiza…