Africa is the region that is hardest hit by the negative effects of climate change, and yet is the continent that contributes the lowest overall CO2 emissions per capita. The ILO’s Green Jobs programme offers an opportunity to make a difference in terms of mitigating the adverse effects of climate change, while at the same time reducing unemployment.
28 August 2020
Sonia from Côte d’Ivoire dropped out of school due to family difficulties. With the ILO’s support, she received training to become a hairdresser.
15 July 2020
The winner of the first ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call has been announced, and the USD 50,000 prize has gone to a domestic workers association in Zimbabwe.
Stories from the field
Wages in Africa
This study, which complements the ILO’s Global Wage Report 2018/19, focuses on wage trends in Africa.
Success Africa IV
The ILO Regional Office for Africa launched its new flagship publication entitled "Success Africa IV: Working together for a better Africa"
A first of its kind study spearheaded by the African Union and the ILO to efficiently respond to the current deficit in official and reliable migration data.
The ILO, in partnership with Sida, implemented an innovative economic empowerment program for vulnerable communities in Southern and East Africa.
How to link migration and mobility issues of Africa with sustainable development goals.