Resources on Labour migration in Africa

May 2019

  1. ILO organizes training of trainers on the cooperative business model towards increasing economic opportunities in the fishery sector in Mauritania

    30 May 2019

    The ToT workshop was conducted to strengthen the capacity of local institutions to support the organization of fishermen groups including cooperatives and other businesses for value-creation and marketing of fish products.

  2. ILO and IGAD consult social partners on IGAD draft Protocol on Free Movement of Persons

    09 May 2019

    ILO and IGAD invite social partners to discuss the draft Protocol on Free Movement of Persons before it is adopted.

  3. IGAD member states discuss labour migration, mobility governance and skills development

    07 May 2019

    ILO partners with IGAD and EU to validate findings of two studies on assessment of labour migration and mobility governance, and potentials of skills development for regulated labour mobility in the IGAD Region.

April 2019

  1. How Immigrants Contribute to Rwanda's Economy

    10 April 2019

    A joint report by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), How Immigrants contribute to Rwanda's economy, demonstrates the economic contribution of these immigrants and makes recommendations regarding the enhancement of this contribution.

  2. How Immigrants contribute to South Africa's Economy

    10 April 2019

    South Africa

  3. How Immigrants Contribute to South Africa's Economy

    10 April 2019

    South Africa

January 2019

  1. Ethiopian President inaugurated the launching of Sewenetwa, a movie telling a migrant's story

    25 January 2019

    Ethiopian president H.E. Sahlework Zewdie, inaugurated the launching "Sewenetwa", a movie featuring the plight of Ethiopian Migrant Workers.

November 2018

  1. Liberian Government Commends ILO’s Support in the fight against Trafficking In-Persons

    08 November 2018

    Following the need to enhance the knowledge of the National Focal Persons (NFPs) on issues of forced labour, trafficking for labour exploitation and child labour, the International Labour Organization’s project, “Support Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa” (FMM) organized a four-day step-down capacity building workshop for stakeholders in Liberia.

  2. African Development Bank ILO Cooperation: Factsheet

    08 November 2018

    The African Development Bank and ILO: Enhancing cooperation on creating decent jobs for youth, labour migration and mobility and the future of work in Africa to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all.

October 2018

  1. Adopting fair and effective labour migration and mobility governance

    15 October 2018

    ILO launches a training on Adopting Fair and Effective Labour Migration and Mobility Governance for IGAD and its Member States