ILO in Namibia

Namibia, a large and sparsely populated country on Africa's south-west coast, has enjoyed stability since gaining independence in 1990 after a long struggle against rule by South Africa.

Germany took control of the area which it called South West Africa in the late 1800s. The discovery of diamonds in 1908 prompted an influx of Europeans. South Africa seized it during World War I and administered it under a League of Nations mandate.

What's new

  1. Namibia joins the global movement to combat forced labour

    06 November 2017

  2. Workshop on Capacity Building on 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) Resolution concerning Work Statistics,

    Employment and Labour Underutilization, SGD Indicators & Labour Market Bulletin Development

  3. Training of Labour Inspectors and Stakeholders in Namibia

    03 November 2016

    “ILO Collaborates with the Namibia’s Ministry of Labour to strengthen the capacity of Labour Inspector”