ILO in Africa
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ILO in Africa

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On the occasion of the International Symposium “Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa”, ILO Cooperative Unit explains why cooperatives are vital to reaching the goals of post-2015 development agenda.
ILO/WHO briefing note
Healthcare workers infected with the Ebola virus in Western Africa underscore the risks posed by all workers who come in to contact with the disease. The ILO and WHO have issued joint guidelines for employers and workers on Ebola.
Skills for Green economy
How more and better skills combined with pro-employment policies can contribute to job creation in new green economies of Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
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.

What's new

  1. ILO at OATUU Women Conference in Kenya

    12 September 2014

    The Organisation of African Trade Unions Unity (OATUU) to hold a regional conference on women and informality under the theme “Organizing informal economy workers into trade unions”, 16-17 September in Nairobi, Kenya.

  2. ILO to attend the 2014 Arab Labour Conference

    10 September 2014

    The ILO Regional Directors for Africa and the Arab States will take part in the one-week conference and meet representatives from the world of work.

  3. Tanzania: New apprenticeship training programme in the hospitality industry

    05 September 2014

    The Tourism Confederation of Tanzania (TCT), the Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) and the National College of Tourism (NCT) established one of the first accredited apprenticeship programme in the country to be supported by the ILO.

Key resources

  1. Economic Development

    Employment for Stability and Progress in North Africa

    Key strategies that contribute to social justice, socioeconomic development and stability in the reform process in North Africa

  2. Youth Employment

    Surfing the labour market

    Supporting young people to match their work aspirations and skills with existing labour market opportunities

  3. Employment 2014

    Employment Trends in Africa

    Key findings related to the challenges of creating employment opportunities in North and Sub Saharan Africa. Policy recommendations and way forward for Africa's economic and labour market transformation.

Video Highlights

Fostering dialogue for job-rich growth and social progress in Africa 
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