PLENARY SESSIONS

  • The Social Register of Mauritius (SRM) and The Marshall Plan against Poverty (MP). An overview of UNDP-supported anti-poverty reforms in Mauritius
    Dayachund Bundhoo, UNDP National Consultant for the SRM
      pdf PPT (1.74 MB)

  • Message of Support
    Radhakrisna Sadien, President, National Trade Unions Confederation
      pdf PPT (193 KB)

WORKSHOPS

  • The SADC Social Protection Legal Framework: Overview and Prospects
    Marius Olivier, Extraordinary Professor: Faculty of Law, Northwest University; Adjunct-Professor: School of Law, University of Western Australia
      pdf PPT (2.57 MB)

  • Social Protection Finance for a changing World of Work - Key Considerations For A Responsive Financing Framework For Social Protection In Africa
    Mutale Wakunuma, Institute for Social Policy in Africa, Zambia Regional Office
      pdf PPT (2.87 MB)

OTHER DOCUMENTS

SUB THEMES:

1. TRENDS IN EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN AFRICA

  • The  rise  of  casualisation  of  labour  in  the  agricultural  sector  a  retrogressive  practice  to employment  security:  the  Zimbabwe  experience
    Dominic  Uzhenyu,  Post  graduate  studies  department,  Faculty  of  Commerce  and  Law    Zimbabwe  Open  University
      pdf Paper (646 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.45 MB)

  • IR systems and well-being in OECD countries, 2000-2012: a two-dimensional approach
    Dong-One Kim, Korea University
      pdf Paper (622 KB)
      pdf PPT (753 KB)

  • Mainstreaming decent work in the vulnerable sectors of the informal economy: A Zambian perspective
    Ngosa Chisupa, School of Business, University of Lusaka, Zambia
      pdf Paper (1.54 MB)
      pdf PPT (2.92 MB)

  • The Challenges Facing the World of Work and the Trends in Employment and Employment Relations in Africa: The Mauritian Experience
    Ved Prukash Torul, Aberystwyth University
      pdf Paper (558 KB)
      pdf PPT (19.04 MB)

  • Botswana’s Ipelegeng Programme as a Strategy for Employment Creation for Vulnerable Groups: A Model for Africa?
    Rodreck Mupedziswa, University of Botswana
      pdf Paper (367 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.34 MB)

  • Recent Developments in Bargaining Structure and Outcomes in Korea
    Yongjin Nho, Dept. of Business Administration, Seoul National University of Science & Technology
      pdf Paper (536 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.41 MB)

2. GENDER AND WORK

  • Workplace gender equality in the DRC: a critical analysis of existing legislation
    Theodore Kamwimbi, Attorney at law, Kinshasa/ Matete Bar
      pdf Paper (669 KB)
      pdf PPT (42 KB)

  • Naming and Shaming as an Effective Tool to Curbing Sexual Harassment in Public Institutions: The Malawian Experience
    Hon. Justice Rachel Sophie Sikwese, Judge of the high Court of Malawi/ Associate Research Fellow
      pdf Paper (793 KB)
      pdf PPT (4.45 MB)

  • An Evaluation of the Impact of Female Private Security Guards Unions in Africa: The Case of Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa 
    Theophilus Tebetso Tshukudu (Senior Lecturer) School of Military Science University of Namibia
      pdf Paper (45 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.23 MB)

  • It doesn’t have to be a gender thing: Gender and the male nursing experience
    Martha Winter, Sociology Department, University of Johannesburg
      pdf Paper (690 KB)
      pdf PPT (572 KB)

3. PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS IN AFRICA

  • Public Service Employment Relations in South Africa
    Frikkie De Bruin, PSCBC, South Africa
      pdf PPT (3.17 MB)

  • Judicial review: procedural fairness in the law of unfair dismissal in the public sector - the Mauritian case study
    Hambyrajen Narsinghen, University of Mauritius
      pdf Paper (42 KB)

  • A comparative analysis of public unions engagement in today’s wokplace in selected Indian Ocean States
    Nirmal Kumar Betchoo, Dean Of Faculty, Universite Des Mascareignes
      pdf Paper (607 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.62 MB)

  • The Mauritian Public Sector: Challenges
    Radhakrisna Sadien, General President GSSEA
      pdf PPT (45 KB)

4 SOCIAL SECURITY AND PROTECTION IN AFRICA

  • Towards a rights-based social protection system in Botswana 
    Rodreck Mupedziswa, Professor of Social Work, University of Botswana
      pdf Paper (445 KB)

  • Social protection, gender and plurality: challenges to harmonisation in SADC
    Ngeyi Ruth Kanyongolo, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba, Malawi
      pdf Paper (205 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.03 MB)

  • Social Assistance National Legal Frameworks in Africa: Constitutional and Statutory Perspectives
    Marius Olivier, Extraordinary Professor: Faculty of Law, Northwest University; Adjunct-Professor: School of Law, University of Western Australia
      pdf Paper (377 KB)
     PPT

  • The Façade that is Social Security and Protection in Malawi: Who is Benefiting?
    Rachel Sikwesi, Institute of Development and Labour Law, University of Cape Town
      pdf Paper (857 KB)
      pdf PPT (784 KB)

5. EMERGING ISSUES IN LABOUR LAW

  • The Right To Indefinite Employment of Temporary Employees in South Africa: Is The Model Effective And Viable?
    Thanduxolo Qotoyi (Adriaan vd Walt)
      pdf Paper (468 KB)

  • Developments in identifying the true employer of the employee in the context of labour brokers
    David Abrahams and Rasheed Keith-Bandath, Nelson Mandela University, Labour and Social Security Law Unit
      pdf Paper (662 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.25 MB)

  • Non alignment of labour laws with national constitutions, a trigger of tripartite industrial relations conflicts in Africa; the Zimbabwe experience
    Dominic Uzhenyu, Post graduate studies department, Faculty of Commerce and Law Zimbabwe Open University
    Paper
    PPT

  • Unrepresentative trade union representation in individual oriented cases
    Temogo G. Esitang, Public Servants Association
      pdf Pap (539 KB) pdf er (539 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.20 MB)

  • Uber drivers: who is (or is not) the employer - the mother company or the subsidiary?
    Stefan van Eck, Department of Mercantile Law, University of Pretoria
      pdf PPT (2.16 MB)

6. MIGRANT LABOUR IN AFRICA

  • Labour migration and ethical recruitment
    Céline Lemmel, International Organization for Migration
      pdf Paper (267 KB)
      pdf PPT (4.62 MB)

  • Migrant Labour in Africa (The South African Case Study)
    Frikkie De Bruin, Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council, South Africa
      pdf Paper (257 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.17 MB)

  • Social Security for Skilled Professionals from the Perspectives of GATS, the CFTA and African Free Trade and Trade in Service Agreements
    Marius Olivier, Extraordinary Professor: Faculty of Law, Northwest University; Adjunct-Professor: School of Law, University of Western Australia
      pdf PPT (2.42 MB)

  • An African dream that perished at sea: the case of African migrants and its implications on industrial relations
    Theophilus Tshukudu, School of Military Science. University of Namibia
      pdf Paper (277 KB)
      pdf PPT (3.15 MB)

7. SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYMENT IN AFRICA

  • Skills development in sub-saharan africa: is it adequate? An overview and focus on five countries
    Johann Maree, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Cape Town
      pdf Paper (341 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.71 MB)

  • Youth employment and skills development in Africa: Botswana’s experience
    Rodreck Mupedziswa, Department of Social Work, University of Botswana
      pdf Paper (579 KB)
      pdf PPT (2.54 MB)

  • Digital learning – a fundamentally different future!
    Vimala Ariyan, South African Institute of Learning
      pdf PPT (3.91 MB)