ILO in Africa
ILO is a specialized agency of the United Nations

Calendar of events

Contact us

  1. ILO Regional Office for Africa

    Africa Hall, 5th Floor,
    Menelik II Avenue
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    P.O.Box 2788, 2532
    Tel: +251-11-544-4480
    Fax: +251-11-551-3633

ILO home > Regions > Africa

ILO in Africa

Nelson Mandela International Day
The ILO joins the international community to mark Nelson Mandela Day and celebrate the life of the inspirational South African leader on the date of his birthday, July 18.
Bilateral Meetings
Ethiopia and ILO exchange views on youth employment, labour migration and support to fragile states
The Republic of Kenya
H.E. President Uhuru Kenyata and Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, ILO Regional Director for Africa, exchanged views and ideas at the National State House in Nairobi, Kenya.
Sustainable entreprises
The ILO supports countries in Southern and Eastern Africa to tackle the jobs crisis with an enterprise development project portfolio of around 60 million US Dollars.
Women entrepreneurs
The ILO is helping women in Somaliland develop successful enterprises by providing them with the right skills.

United Nations Environment Assembly
The impact of green and decent jobs promoted by the ILO and its partners is essential to make the new set of global sustainable goals a reality worldwide.
World Day Against Child Labour – 12 June, 2014
The ILO calls on governments to step up their efforts to extend social protection in order to help keep children out of child labour
103rd International Labour Conference
High levels of youth unemployment and inequalities call for more pro-employment policies to promote job-rich growth in Africa’s development.

What's new

  1. Third African Women’s Economic Summit

    26 July 2014

    An initiative that brings together the ILO and African leaders who can influence changes to accelerate the economic advancement of African women and their greater inclusion in the financial and business sectors.

  2. ILO to hold tripartite consultations with Malawi

    24 July 2014

    Aeneas Chapinga Chuma, the ILO Regional Director for Africa, will pay an official visit to the tripartite constituents of Malawi.

  3. Women Economic Empowerment Jubilee Expo in Zambia

    22 July 2014

    A five-day national conference to promote women’s economic empowerment through intensive training, targeted exhibitions, motivational dialogues, campaigns for mentorship and showcasing women as change agents for development.

Key resources

  1. Economic Development

    The social economy

    Rethinking the way we do business with the emergence of social enterprises with social objectives and the economic activities of community and voluntary organizations

  2. Private enterprises

    Employment creation through sustainable enterprises development in Southern and Eastern Africa

    An overview of ILO's support to create jobs through an enterprise development project portfolio of 60 million USD

  3. Sustainable Development

    Jobs, livelihoods and the post-2015 development agenda

    An ILO call for job creation and social protection to be integrated in the list of the United Nations Development Goals after 2015

Video Highlights

© 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Copyright and permissions | Privacy policy | Disclaimer