Resources from the ILO Country office for Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and for the Special Representative to the AU and the ECA

  1. Child labour in Somaliland: A rapid assessment in Hargeisa, Burao and Borama

    31 March 2014

    This report presents findings from a rapid appraisal conducted in the Somaliland main cities of Hargeisa, Burao and Borama. The study sought to characterize the working children, establish the types of work that children engage in, determine the pathways into and causes of child labour, as well as establish the living and working conditions, and perceptions of the community on child labour.

  2. Youth for Change Briefing

    11 March 2014

    Youth for Change joint initiative targets 2000 at-risk youth, youth associated with armed groups, and youth in conflict with the law. However, the Y4C also includes restorative justice, (understood as support for Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanism and Community Correction which provides the framework for alternatives to detention and Rehabilitation, Integration and Reconciliation).

  3. Capacity Building Initiatives to benefit Business Development Service Providers in Service Delivery

    Business Development Service training for Women Entrepreneurs’ took place at Man- Soor Hotel in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

  4. Women’ Enterprise: The Engine of Somalia Growth

    Skills training for 25 existing women entrepreneurs at Hadhwanag Hotel in Hargeisa, Somaliland.

  5. A Call to Action

    03 February 2014

    ILO provides support throughout south central Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland by enabling Somalis secure decent work. Decent work is the opportunity to work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity.


    29 January 2014

    Working with local and central governments ILO promotes decent work ensuring opportunities for work are productive and are delivered with a fair income and security impacting on social protection.

  7. Stories from the field

    01 January 2014

  8. Scaling up HIV prevention and access to services in construction and horticulture in Ethiopia

    01 January 2014

    This project aims to strengthen tripartite partners’ coordination system and establish a standard M&E system to feed in the national M&E system to address HIV and AIDs in the world of Work.

  9. Decent Work Country Profile for Ethiopia

    31 December 2013

    The objective of the Decent Work Country Profile for Ethiopia is to take stock of the progress made in the country over the last decade, identify the remaining challenges ahead, and provide insights into the policies required to address them. The Profile covers ten thematic areas and one socio-economic context, and draws on relevant statistics and important aspects of the legal framework for decent work in Ethiopia.

  10. Promoting Rights and Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Employment through Legislation (PROPEL)

    16 December 2013

    Promoting Rights and Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Employment through Legislation (PROPEL- Ethiopia) will focus on promoting disability rights and the inclusion of persons with disabilities in employment on the basis of the experiences drawn from previous phases of the ILO-Irish Aid Partnership Programme on Disability. Earlier phases of the partnership have successfully contributed to employment related disability rights legislations and the piloting of disability inclusion in programmes and services relating to employment, skills training, entrepreneurship development and access to micro-finance. The aim of the PROPEL project will be to enable the Ethiopian Government, social partners and disability advocates to be actively engaged in the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and also to share this knowledge on UNCRPD implementation and good practices in Ethiopia in improving disability-related employment legislation and policies and promoting social inclusion with other African countries.