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. ILO to address the role of trade unions in the Horn of Africa

    11 May 2018

    ILO and trade unions discuss employment and decent work for peace and resilience in light of conflict affected countries in the Horn of Africa.

  2. Public Employment Services provision and labour market information collection and utilization

    01 May 2018

    The assessment provides a comprehensive analysis of existing employment services provision systems, process and labour market information system as well as key labour market institutions and assess the extent of its efficiency and effectiveness.

  3. Improving opportunities for regulated labour mobility and decent work within IGAD Member States

    07 March 2018

    ILO works with IGAD member states to understand current and future skills needs and labour market imbalances to help them properly manage and address the issue of migration in the region.

  4. ILO to pilot a youth employment services centre in Ethiopia

    06 March 2018

    Following the findings of an assessment done by ILO that showed limited access to employment services information in Amhara Region in Ethiopia, ILO and social partners agreed to set up a youth employment services centre in the Region.

  5. Free movement of persons and transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving opportunities for regular labour mobility

    01 March 2018

    The overall objective of the project is to improve opportunities for regulated labour mobility and decent work within the IGAD countries through the development of models of intervention, in the broader context of the regional integration.

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    Transparent procurement increases women's participation in construction sector in Somaliland

    19 February 2018

    "I am inspired and encouraged to apply for tenders because the procurement process is fair." says Asha Warsame in Hargessa, Somalia.

  7. Summary - Stemming irregular migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia: A socio-economic assessment

    05 January 2018

    As part of the inception phase, ILO conducted a comprehensive socio-economic assessment in five high migration-prone regions of Ethiopia—Addis Ababa, Tigray, Amhara, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples and Oromia. The findings of the assessment provide a deeper understanding of the dynamics of migration in Ethiopia, particularly on mobility trends in the target areas and the correlation between migration and socio-economic characteristics of individuals. It also provides a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of various stakeholders and potential partners (national, international, local) and their ongoing efforts to tackle migration-related challenges.

  8. Stemming irregular migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia: A socio-economic assessment

    05 January 2018

    As part of the inception phase, ILO conducted a comprehensive socio-economic assessment in five high migration-prone regions of Ethiopia—Addis Ababa, Tigray, Amhara, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples and Oromia. The findings of the assessment provide a deeper understanding of the dynamics of migration in Ethiopia, particularly on mobility trends in the target areas and the correlation between migration and socio-economic characteristics of individuals. It also provides a nuanced and in-depth understanding of the role of various stakeholders and potential partners (national, international, local) and their ongoing efforts to tackle migration-related challenges.

  9. Consultancy services to develop a digital youth employment services portal

    04 January 2018

    The objective of the assignment is to develop a digital youth employment services portal using innovative technology for the Youth Employability Services (YES) center

  10. Consultancy service to conduct labour market analysis in five IGAD member states : Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda

    04 January 2018

    The objective of the assignment is to provide a comprehensive understanding of the economic, employment, labour and migration dynamics in five IGAD member countries (Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Somalia) and further explore casual chains, identify opportunities, challenges and recommend possible strategies for improving productive employment for migrants and nationals. To this end, the study is expected to critically analyse the demand and supply side of the labour market as well as intermediaries and institutional and policy frameworks governing labour, labour mobility and employment in the five target countries.