22 August 2018
The Deputy Regional Director for Africa, of the International Labour Organization, Mr. Peter van Rooij is visiting Lusaka from 10th to 12th November.
10 August 2018
In light of the Crisis and challenges of Migration, the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the Request of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), provided support, specifically to inaugurate a National Trade Union Platform on Labour Migration in Nigeria to enhance better understanding and support proper coordination of Migration.
An event was held in Pretoria on 27 June 2018 to validate the report, "How Immigrants Contribute to South Africa's Economy". The draft report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.
25 June 2018
A youth employability services (YES) center – a first for Ethiopia was officially inaugurated on 19th June 2018. The YES centre is a joint initiative between the Government of Ethiopia and International Labour Organization (ILO) under the project on ‘Addressing the Root Causes of Migration in Ethiopia’ which is part of the program ‘Stemming Irregular migration in Northern and Central Ethiopia’ (SINCE) implemented by the Italian Embassy in Ethiopia and funded by the European Union Trust Fund (EUTF) for Africa.
Better adapting migration policies to labour market needs would help Ghana’s economy, says new ILO -OECD Development Centre report
20 June 2018
An event was held in Accra on 20 June 2018 to launch the report, How Immigrants Contribute to Ghana's Economy. The report was produced in the context of the project "Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination" (ECLM). The agenda for this event can be downloaded below.
19 June 2018
A youth employability services (YES) centre addresses the need of young Ethiopians who migrate to different regions of the country and other countries in search of employment and livelihood.
20 May 2018
A joint report by the OECD Development Centre and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), How Immigrants contribute to Ghana's economy, demonstrates the economic contribution of these immigrants and makes recommendations regarding the enhancement of this contribution.
07 May 2018
Migrants – mostly women – account for more than 80 per cent of domestic workers in the Arab states, which is the highest percentage globally.
ILO and African Development Bank to work together on employment, effective labour migration and future of work challenges in Africa
19 April 2018
ILO and AFDB agreed to enhance cooperation on decent jobs for youth, labour migration and mobility and the future of work in Africa.