ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. How to advance labour mobility in ECOWAS countries and Mauritania

    09 February 2016

    Accueil-Emploi, a job matching network and online platform in West Africa, is being reviewed for effective management of migration and better mainstreaming labour migration into Labour Market Information Systems.

  2. © Li Wenyong / World Bank 2016

    Young and female: A double “strike” for women entering the workforce

    09 February 2016

    An ILO/MasterCard Foundation study sheds new light on the challenges facing young women’s participation in the world of work.

  3. Decent Work and Sustainable Development in the Textile and Garment Industry in Ethiopia

    04 February 2016

    The ILO launched a new project funded by SIDA and H&M that aims at improving the development of a socially sustainable textile and garment industry in Ethiopia.

Key resources

  1. Sustainable Development

    Addis Ababa Declaration: Transforming Africa through Decent Work for Sustainable Development

    Tripartite constituents from 45 African countries highlighted the importance of decent work for inclusive and sustainable development in the region.

  2. Social Protection

    In sub-Saharan Africa, only one in five older persons receives an old-age pension

    A new ILO report disclosed that less than one in five older persons receive an old-age pension which would provide them with a certain level of income security during old age.

  3. Economic and Social Development

    Inclusive business practices in Africa’s extractive industries

    Key factors contributing to broad-based growth in Africa with a focus on innovative strategies to developing inclusive extractive industries that contribute towards the economic transformation required for sustainable development.