Resources on Labour migration in Africa

October 2019

  1. ILO provided a platform for knowledge sharing among social partners in EAC- IGAD Member States

    22 October 2019

    The ILO is implementing a project “Free Movement of Persons and Transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving Opportunities for Regular Labour Mobility” in collaboration with the IGAD Secretariat and financed by the European Union, Emergency Trust Fund (EUTF).

September 2019

  1. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

    17 September 2019

    REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL to Conduct a Study on the Interaction Between Climate Change Variables, Labour Markets and Migration in Selected Migration Corridors in the IGAD Region

  2. ILO, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to strengthen partnership in Africa

    12 September 2019

    New Memorandum of Understanding underscores renewed commitment to social justice, with focus on workers’ rights, labour migration, youth employment and the informal economy.

  3. Sub-Regional Tripartite Consultations for the Formulation of Skills Partnerships on Migration Western Africa and the Sahel

    Skills partnerships can contribute to reaping migrants’ potential more effectively, being an innovative mechanism for maximising brain gain and sharing the benefits of migration for both origin and destination countries.

July 2019

  1. ILO PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR ECOWAS LABOUR MARKET GOVERNANCE

    19 July 2019

    In order to strengthen dialogue, coordination and collaboration among Member States in the Labour and Employment fields within the region, the ECOWAS Commission organised a 3-day General Assembly of the ECOWAS Tripartite Social Dialogue Forum in Abuja.

June 2019

  1. Key findings and recommendations from survey on labour migration from Ethiopia to Gulf Cooperation Council States and Lebanon - A policy brief

    28 June 2019

    Key findings and recommendations from survey on labour migration from Ethiopia to Gulf Cooperation Council States and Lebanon - A policy brief.

  2. Rights and responsibilities of relevant actors on labour migration in Ethiopia

    28 June 2019

    Rights and responsibilities of relevant actors on labour migration in Ethiopia: based on Ethiopian Overseas Employment Proclamation 923/20161.

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.