DWT/CO–Pretoria: ILO DWT for Eastern and Southern Africa and Country Office for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini

  • COVID-19 and The World of Work

    Africa’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is just beginning to take shape. While the delayed spread of the Coronavirus has given the continent some preparatory head time, the varying economic, social and political contexts are making it harder for the region to draw many relevant lessons from the responses in China, for example, or western countries.

Key resources

  1. Publication

    The role of business in South Africa's transition to democracy

    In 2019 the ILO and the University of Pretoria‘s Centre for Mediation in Africa/Department of Political Sciences embarked on a project to capture this story. The stories from those responsible individuals are captured through video interviews and are now available on a specially hosted website. 

  2. Publication

    Masoyise Health Programme

    The publication highlights details of how the processes through multiple ministries, sectors, and partners come together to address the factors contributing to TB, HIV and AIDS in the world of work.

  3. Publication

    Wages in Africa

    Recent trends in average wages, gender pay gaps and wage disparities

  4. A guide

    A Guide to Finance For Social Enterprises in South Africa

    This guide to finance is aimed at Social Enterprises that need to access funding to grow and scale their enterprise.

  5. Best practice case studies from South Africa

    In South Africa, social economy enterprises have grown in number, with increased interest in the sector as a way to provide decent employment and social protection.

ILO in the media

  1. The ILO and labour migration

    Guiding principles: Access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market