ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. © AFP China Xtra 2017

    Sluggish SME development hurts jobs and the economy, ILO says

    09 October 2017

    Investing in workers and innovation, and boosting trade and social dialogue are key to stemming rising global unemployment, the latest edition of the ILO's flagship report shows.

  2. World Employment and Social Outlook (WESO) 2017

    06 October 2017

    ILO flagship report to focus on sustainable enterprises and job creation in SMEs

  3. Johannesburg to host the first ILO Decent Work Academy in Africa

    02 October 2017

    More than 120 policy-makers, representatives of workers, employers and community organizations from 16 different countries gather this week in Johannesburg, South Africa to discuss the future of work on the African continent.

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

    HIV/ADIS

    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.