Resources on Labour migration in Africa

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. ECOWAS meeting of Experts' and Ministers in charge of Labour and Employment (ECOWAS Social Dialogue Forum)

    In order to strengthen dialogue, coordination and collaboration among Member States in the labour and Employment fields within the region, the ECOWAS Commission institutionalized the ECOWAS Ministers in charge of Labour and Employment meeting in 2006. In the same vain, ECOWAS established a Tripartite Forum of Social Dialogue in 2011 by the adoption of the Supplementary Act A / SQ.1/7 / 07/10. One of the main objectives of the Forum is to prevent and resolve conflicts, to promote peace and social stability, and stimulate socio-economic development and integration at the national and regional levels.

  2. 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.

  3. ILO Initiative for Labour Migration, Employment and Reintegration in Nigeria and Ghana (LMER)

    02 January 2019

    The ILO Initiative for Labour Migration, Employment and Reintegration in Nigeria and Ghana (LMER) aims to promote fair and effective labour migration governance frameworks and enhance employment and income generating opportunities of potential and return migrants in a sustainable manner.

December 2018

  1. Mapping of stakeholders working on migration at regional and woreda levels in Ethiopia

    31 December 2018

    Mapping of stakeholders working on migration at regional and woreda levels in Ethiopia_2018

  2. Mapping of stakeholders working on migration and coordination mechanisms at federal level in Ethiopia

    31 December 2018

    Mapping of stakeholders working on migration and coordination mechanisms at federal level in Ethiopia

  3. Mapping of stakeholders and coordination mechanisms on migration in Ethiopia

    31 December 2018

    Mapping of stakeholders and coordination mechanisms on migration in Ethiopia - HIghlights

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.