ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. From young informal worker to qualified hotel employee

    19 September 2018

    The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth is calling for research ideas to help boost decent employment for African youth. An ILO-supported apprenticeship programme in Tanzania is an example of how young people can learn new skills and find a decent job.

  2. Traditional leaders from Zimbabwe become gender activists

    12 September 2018

    An ILO Project on gender equality in Zimbabwe helped traditional leaders to understand the benefits of involving women in economic and social activities.

  3. Decent work for youth at the centre of rural transformation in SADC countries

    Tripartite workshop

Key resources

  1. Report

    Labour Migration Statistics in Africa

    A first of its kind study spearheaded by the African Union and the ILO to efficiently respond to the current deficit in official and reliable migration data.

  2. Social protection

    Social protection for social cohesion

    Why Social protection is not a luxury but an investment in productivity for Africa’s sustainable development.

  3. Labour Migration

    Labour Migration Governance in Africa

    How to link migration and mobility issues of Africa with sustainable development goals.

  4. The ILO helps protect rights and
deliver HIV prevention, treatment, care and support


    Fighting AIDS and transforming lives in Africa

    The ILO, in partnership with Sida, implemented an innovative economic empowerment program for vulnerable communities in Southern and East Africa.