Resources on Labour migration in Africa

February 2015

  1. Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa

    The African Union Commission (AU), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organisation on Migration (IOM) and the United Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) will hold an information session on the newly adopted Joint Labour Migration Program for Africa.

January 2015

  1. Support to the Reintegration of Returnees in Ethiopia

    01 January 2015

    The project aims at improving labour migration governance in Ethiopia and assisting returned migrants to secure productive employment and decent work.

October 2014

  1. Migration and employment in South Africa Statistical and econometric analyses of internal and international migrants in Statistics South Africa’s labour market data

    01 October 2014

August 2014

  1. Presidential summit on MDG's and Post 2015 Agenda : Report on Parallel Session on Inclusive Growth Job Creation and Human Development

    19 August 2014

    With less than two years to go to the closure on the implementation of the MDGs, the process for a successor framework is taking the centre stage. Nigeria is leading the way in providing leadership for the rest of Africa in developing strategies that can build on the gains of the MDGs, address new and emerging development challenges and propel political commitments in terms of adequate funding and institutional framework for a successful implementation of the post 2015 development agenda.

  2. Migration and employment in South Africa: An econometric analysis of domestic and international migrants (QLFS (Q3) 2012)

    01 August 2014

July 2014

  1. ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa speech during the SADC Extraordinary Meeting of Ministers and Social Partners Responsible for Employment and Labour

    10 July 2014

  2. Extra-ordinary meeting of SADC Ministers and social partners responsible for employment and labour

    07 July 2014

    An Extra-Ordinary Meeting of SADC Ministers and Social Partners Responsible for Employment and Labour Sector (Employment and Labour Sector) has started in Victoria Falls 7 - 11 July 2014. The purpose of the meeting is to receive and consider drafts of the SADC Labour Migration Action Policy and Action Plan, the Employment and Labour Sector (ELS) Monitoring and Evaluation Tools, a Draft Code on TB in the Mining Sector, and the Draft SADC Youth Employment Plan.

  3. Migration and employment in South Africa: Statistical analysis of the migration module in the Quarterly Labour Force Survey, third quarter 2012

    01 July 2014

June 2014

  1. Labour Migration: What are the Somali's workers expectations from the ILO?

    09 June 2014

    Migration is one of the topics of discussion at the 103rd International Labour Conference which is being held from 28 May to 12 June 2014 in Geneva. The following is an interview with Mr Omar Faruk Osman Nur, General Secretary of Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) who expresses his views on labour migration in Somalia. He also underlines his expectations from the ILO on Migration issue.

April 2014

  1. Labour Migration

    09 April 2014

    The ILO in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is assisting the Government of Zimbabwe through the Ministry of labour and Social Services to improve and increase availability of statistics and data on labour migration through the establishment of a Labour Migration Centre (LMC) in the border town of Beitbridge.