Resources on Labour migration in Africa

July 2014

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

February 2014

  1. ILO launched a three year project to enhance the governance of labour migration in Egypt

    17 February 2014

    The ILO launched a new project to enhance the governance of labour migration in Egypt, on Monday 17 February in Cairo. The project is funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

November 2013

  1. Modern policy and legislative responses to child labour

    09 November 2013

    This Technical Guide looks at what is being to done to combat the kind of child labour that needs to be eliminated. It is an examination of modern responses to the phenomenon of child labour as embodied in policy and legislation.

August 2013

  1. South African Development Community(SDAC) Labour Migration Workshop

    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) secretariat, with the support of the ILO and the IOM, convened a strategic labour migration workshop for the sub-region, to enhance the SADC Action Plan on Labour Migration which focused on policy assessment, social security, data collection and low and high-skilled migration.

  2. Support to Free Movement of persons and Migration in West Africa (FMM) West Africa Technical Assistance project – Summary of ILO Role and Activities

    20 August 2013

    The FMM Project intervenes in the areas of labour migration, policy development, counter-trafficking, protection of migrants’ rights, child protection, especially children on the move and social security.

July 2013

  1. A region without borders? Policy Frameworks for regional labour migration towards South Africa

    03 July 2013

  2. Improving the quality of available statistics on foreign labour in South Africa: Suggestions for a Quarterly Labour Force Survey migration module and municipal-level surveys

    02 July 2013