ILO Country Office for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone

  • Youth Employment

    ILO Global Youth Employment Forum 2019

    Young leaders at the ILO Global Youth Employment Forum in Nigeria highlight need for better jobs, entrepreneurship, training and rights. More than 200 young change makers from 65 countries have issued a call for a range of “systematic changes” in youth employment policies, noting that “business as usual is not working for youth”.


Key Resources

  1. Work for a brighter future [Executive summary]

    This landmark report by the Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.

  2. Employment Policy

    Nigeria National Employment Policy

    The reviewed National Employment Policy outlines strategies that will enable the creation of decent work through a combination of various methods.

  3. OTUWA

    Strategic Plan Of The Organization of Trade Unions of West Africa (OTUWA) 2016 - 2020

    The OTUWA Strategic Plan is a product of the reports from the Strategic Planning Workshop in Abuja, and the Rebooting Conference in Dakar.

  4. DWCP

    Decent Work Country Program for Nigeria Programme II (2015-2018)

    The DWCP II will facilitate a coherent, gender-sensitive and integrated approach to promoting the ILO’s decent work agenda,


More than 200 young people from around the world attended the Global Youth Employment Forum in Abuja, Nigeria to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.