Resources on Labour migration in Africa

September 2015

  1. First Annual Forum for Regional Consultations on Migration in Africa

    16 September 2015

    Ghana to host from 16 - 18 September a Joint Forum on how to promote dialogue and foster regional cooperation on migration among African countries, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and development partners.

  2. The Joint Labour Migration Program for Africa

    10 September 2015

    The African Union Commission (AUC), the ILO, the IOM and the UNECA are implementing the Joint Labour Migration Program (JLMP) for Africa formally adopted in January 2015 by African Heads of State and Government as a comprehensive programme on labour migration governance for the region.

July 2015

  1. Turning a Migration Crisis into an Economic Opportunity: supporting the reintegration of KSA migrants

    24 July 2015

    The ILO and the Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs (MOLSA) launched a new EU-funded project to support the reintegration of Ethiopian Returnees from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  2. ILO briefs young Ethiopian diplomats on Labour Migration

    24 July 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO,) the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) of Ethiopia engaged more than 80 young Ethiopian trainee diplomats to brief them about existing challenges on labour migration and opportunities in an era of global socio-economic transformation.

  3. National Consultation Seminar on assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in South Africa (ECLM project)

    A National Consultation Seminar was held in Pretoria on June 23, 2015, and brought together more than 40 policymakers, government officials and experts to discuss on various aspects of the role of migrant labour in South Africa, in the context of the "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM) project. The agenda for this meeting can be downloaded below.

  4. Southern African Development Community Protocol on Employment and Labour

    02 July 2015

  5. Southern African Development Community Decent Work Programme

    02 July 2015

June 2015

  1. 13th African Regional Meeting

    The proposed agenda of the Meeting is to discuss progress made by the countries in the region towards achieving the targets set by the Decent Work Agenda in Africa, 2007-15, adopted by the 11th African Regional Meeting, as well as to set out future priority actions for the region to achieve the Decent Work Agenda in Africa.

  2. National Consultation Seminar on assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in Ghana (ECLM project)

    A National Consultation Seminar was held in Accra on May 26, 2015, and brought together more than 50 policymakers, government officials and experts to discuss on various aspects of the role of migrant labour in Ghana, in the context of the "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM) project. The agenda for this meeting can be downloaded below.

  3. National Employment Policy: Ghana

    04 June 2015

    The National Employment Policy aims to create decent employment opportunities for the growing labour force of Ghana.