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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. International Labour Standards for judges and lawyers

    31 March 2014

    The ILO is sensitizing judges, lawyers and legal educators on the use of international labour standards in Rwanda

  3. National green jobs assessment in Tunisia

    27 March 2014

    The demand for green products and services is increasing in Tunisia with thousands of green jobs already created.

Key resources

  1. Labour Market

    Employment, wage and productivity trends in South Africa

    Key findings and trends in the South African labour market since 1994 and their implications for the national policy debates

  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. Child Labour

    Child labour in Somaliland: A rapid assessment

    Key findings from a rapid appraisal conducted in the Somaliland main cities of Hargeisa, Burao and Borama

Video Highlights

High Level Panel on Decent Work for Fragile States 
     
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