05 May 2016
A Workshop was held in Accra from May 3-7 in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The Workshop was organized in collaboration with the Centre for Migration Studies (University of Ghana), and discussed the implementation of a study of the mining and trade sectors. The agenda for the workshop can be downloaded below.
02 May 2016
Madagascar is hosting an ILO knowledge sharing forum on how best to achieve a decent work agenda for migrant domestic workers in Africa, the Arab States and Asia.
02 April 2016
In line with Agenda 2063 of the African Union and the 2030 Agenda, ILO's Deputy Director-General for Field Operations and Partnerships, Gilbert Houngbo, called for effective governance to transform Africa through decent work for sustainable development.
31 March 2016
Improving the governance of labour migration and the protection of migrant workers’ rights at the heart of ILO and EU deliberations in Abuja, Nigeria.
29 March 2016
The ILO Deputy Director-General and the Regional Director for Africa will take part in key sessions of the 2016 African Development Week to discuss the implementation of SDGs and Agenda 2063.
18 March 2016
Experts from national statistical offices of ECOWAS member States agreed to strengthen migration data management for evidence-based policy making on labour migration.
15 March 2016
Senior experts are meeting from 15-18 March 2016 in Lome, Togo to better mainstream migration data and management into development planning in ECOWAS countries.
The meeting focused on validating the terms of references of an upcoming ILO diagnostic study on fair recruitment processes in Tunisia.
17 December 2015
The ILO received a total of 258 entries from contestants in 68 countries. Ten entries from the Professional Journalist category and ten entries from the Citizen Journalist category were sent to five independent judges tasked with the responsibility of selecting the winners.