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ILO in Africa

Ouaga+10
The ILO will attend the Special Session of the AU Labour and Social Affairs' Commission to evaluate the implementation of the 2004 Ouagadougou Declaration and Plan of Action on Employment Promotion and Poverty Alleviation in Africa
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Skills for Youth
An ILO project to improve the quality of apprenticeships in the informal economy and help young people, particularly those living with disability, to find decent work.
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Labour Rights
Journalists and media professionals of Rwanda trained on the use of International Labour Standards and the work of the ILO supervisory bodies to increasingly report and raise public awareness of human and labour rights
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© UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe 2014
Technical Cooperation
Building and maintaining peace and stability in African countries emerging from conflict through decent work and partnerships.
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School-to-work transition
In sub-Saharan Africa, a stable, well-paid job is often an impossible dream, even for educated young people, according to an ILO report.

Work4Youth Programme
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Worst Forms of Child Labour
On World Day against sexual exploitation, the ILO in Madagascar calls for strong effective actions to eradicate the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the country.
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What's new

  1. The AU to hold a Special Session on Ouaga+10 in Namibia

    23 April 2014

    The ILO will attend the Special Session of the AU Labour and Social Affairs' Commission to evaluate the implementation of the 2004 Ouagadougou Declaration and Plan of Action on Employment Promotion and Poverty Alleviation in Africa.

  2. ILO Head for Africa to attend the African Union Special session on “Ouaga+10”

    22 April 2014

    The Regional Director for Africa of the ILO, Aenas C. Chuma, will attend the Special Session of the AU Labour and Social Affairs' Commission to be held on 25 April 2014 in Windhoek, Nambia

  3. Extraordinary Retreat of ILO Directors in Africa

    16 April 2014

    ILO directors in the Africa Region met in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia from 14 - 16 April, 2014 to discuss the work progress in the Region, as well as activities related to Ouaga+10.

Key resources

  1. Employment

    Monitoring MDG Employment Indicators in Africa

    The new tool is used as a basis for improved labour market and poverty monitoring as well as enhanced employment policy development in sub-Saharan Africa

  2. Labour migration

    Migration as a development factor for North and West Africa

    The key nexus between labour market, migration and economic development in countries of destination, transit and origin

  3. Decent Work

    Decent Work Indicators in Africa

    A first analysis of the Decent Work Indicators in Africa throughout the last decade to reveal the main gaps and to provide recommendations and tools for better harmonization

Video Highlights

African Union: Job creation key to achieve prosperity . 
     
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