ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. © Ollivier Girard / CIFOR 2015

    More than half of the world’s older persons lack quality long-term care

    01 October 2015

    A new ILO study reveals a global shortfall of 13.6 million care workers undermining the delivery of quality services to more than half of the world’s older persons.

  2. Supporting the new National Employment Policy for Mauritius

    01 October 2015

    The ILO is ready to support the formulation, finalization and implementation of the new National Employment Policy for Mauritius, announced in Port-Louis, Aeneas C. Chuma, Regional Director for Africa.

  3. Countdown to ILO 2015 African Regional Meeting

    30 September 2015

    Sixty days to the official ILO African Regional Meeting to be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 30 November to 3 December 2015.

Key resources

  1. Sustainable Development

    Targets for Goal #8: Decent work and economic growth

    No Goal stands in isolation but Goal 8 on decent work and economic growth is at the centre of the overall endeavour.

  2. Green Jobs

    What are green jobs?

    Find out how these decent jobs have a real impact on you and on your work. Often considered as a cost, they happen to be an efficient investment.

  3. Gender Equality

    Equal pay in Africa

    A step-by-step guide to provide practical guidance for governments, trade unions and the private sector on the rights and pay of women in Africa and worlwide.