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

  • The IA will create a model for replication in other relevant supply chains by the labour unions to ensure the elimination of child labour and interventions by workers’ organizations at the local and national levels.


    ILO Signs Implementation Agreement with Labour Unions in Nigeria

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office in Nigeria has signed an Implementation Agreement (IA) with the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to further accelerate the elimination of child labour in the country.

     

  • Report

    Child Labour: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward

    Published for the first time jointly by the ILO and UNICEF, as co-custodians of Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the report Child Labour: 2020 global estimates, trends and the road forward takes stock of where we stand in the global effort to end child labour.

  • Child Labour in Nigeria


    It takes a community to end child labour

    Meet Peace Okebugwu, a project manager at the Beulah Future Leaders Foundation. She is using community education to help end child labour in Nigeria.

Key Resources

  1. Child Labour

    Child Labour: Global estimates 2020, trends and the road forward

    Published for the first time jointly by the ILO and UNICEF, as co-custodians of Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals, the report Child Labour: 2020 global estimates, trends and the road forward takes stock of where we stand in the global effort to end child labour.

  2. National Green Jobs Strategy, Ghana

    Supporting Green Enterprises for Decent Job Creations (2021-2025). The National Green Jobs Strategy adopts a multi-sectoral approach to ensure effective delivery of goods and services by specialised state and non-state actors through the implementation of measures that support the growth and expansion of the green economy in Ghana.

  3. Assessing Impact of COVID-19

    Assessing the Needs of Enterprises Resulting From Covid-19: Experience of Nigeria Companies

    Considering the important role that businesses play in creating jobs, economic growth, development and prosperity, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) conducted a needs assessment survey to identify key challenges faced by businesses resulting from COVID-19.

  4. Profile and Analysis of Youth-, Gender- and Land-Related Conflicts in Bong and Lofa Counties, Liberia

    This study informs, and is part of, the UN Peacebuilding Fund project “Sustaining peace and improving social cohesion through the promotion of rural employment opportunities for youth in conflict-prone areas”. Its findings serve to support the analytical basis upon which project activities are designed and implemented, and the participation of local stakeholders throughout the project’s components.

  5. 14th African Regional Meeting

    Advancing Social Justice: Shaping the future of work in Africa

    Report of the Director-General

Decent work helps bring peace and social cohesion during crisis



Countries that are already experiencing fragility, conflict, climate change and forced displacement will continue to face multiple burdens as results of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO calls for more peaceful and resilient societies through the promotion of employment and decent work.