ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. Africa must focus on youth employment, says President Obama

    28 July 2015

    In a historic address to the African Union, President Barack Obama urged leaders to prioritize creating jobs and opportunity for the youngest and fastest-growing continent in the world.

  2. Labour administration at the heart of decent work, says ILO

    24 July 2015

    With limited job creation and growing inequalities, labour administration should become a national priority, urged Aeneas Chuma, Head of the ILO in Africa at the Ministerial Conference of UEMOA countries.

  3. © Bruce Strong /Together Liberia 2015

    Liberia’s new labour law commits to decent work

    24 July 2015

    Liberia has made history by adopting a new labour law, as it is the only one in the world that directly refers to the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda in its title.

Key resources

  1. Rural Development

    Farm Workers’ Living and Working Conditions in South Africa

    Key findings and trends on a topical research undertaken by South African Universities to manage the future landscape of agriculture in the country.

  2. Sustainable Development

    ILO at work : Africa

    A summary of key priorities for the ILO in the African region: decent employment, particularly for youth; respect for fundamental rights at work, implementation of labour migration policies, and making social protection floors a reality in Africa.

  3. Ebola Recovery

    Recovery of the World of Work in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

    Bringing ILO Support to Decent Work for the Social and Economic post-Ebola Recovery