Resources on Labour migration in Africa

July 2017

  1. Promote effective Labour Migration Governance in Ethiopia

    01 July 2017

    ILO CO-Addis Ababa made a significant contribution in making Labour Migration visible on the national agenda. The ILO has been supporting the GoE to develop appropriate legal and institutional frameworks for better migration governance, protect of migrant workers and promote fair recruitment and decent employment conditions.

June 2017

  1. Specialists meet to develop Labour Migration Policy Framework for East Africa

    15 June 2017

    Partner States to smoothen movement of labour and harmonize labour policies, programmes and legislation as required by the EAC’s Common Market Protocol (CMP)

May 2017

  1. ILO partners with ECOWAS on labour migration

    30 May 2017

    ILO builds the capacity of ECOWAS members on governance of labour migration

  2. Improved Labour Migration Governance to Protect Migrant Workers and Combat Irregular Migration in Ethiopia

    15 May 2017

    The project aims at supporting the efforts of the Government and Civil Societies to address and reduce irregular migration by improving labour migration governance and making regular labour migration more accessible and desirable to potential migrants in Ethiopia.

January 2017

  1. Improved Labour Migration Governance to Protect Migrant Workers and Combat Irregular Migration in Ethiopia

    01 January 2017

    The project aims at supporting the efforts of the Government and Civil Societies to address and reduce irregular migration by improving labour migration governance and making regular labour migration more accessible and desirable to potential migrants in Ethiopia.

October 2016

  1. Africa to host the Academy on Labour Migration

    21 October 2016

    The ILO 2016 global Academy on Labour Migration will be held from 05-09 December 2016 in Johannesburg, South Africa. To address the regional dimension of labour migration more effectively, the academy will take place for the first time on African soil.

September 2016

  1. Tripartite cooperation between Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia on «Mobility of migrant workers in North Africa"

    28 September 2016

    The Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) a tripartite subregional workshop on "Mobility of migrant workers in North Africa and protection of their rights" in September in Hammamet- Tunisia.

  2. Consultancy service to conduct research on the interaction between climate change variables, labour markets and migration

    01 September 2016

    The overall objective of the research activity is “to build knowledge and deepen understanding of the links between climate change, migration and employment so as to inform interventions that support regulated labour mobility and decent work”.

August 2016

  1. ILO, Nigeria and partners to implement national policy on labour migration

    18 August 2016

    Through the financial and technical support of the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the European Development Fund (EDF), Nigeria formulated the National Policy on Labour Migration which was unveiled on 18 August 2016.

  2. Workshop to prepare for a Sector Study in Côte d'Ivoire (ECLM project)

    A Workshop was held in Abidjan from August 15 - 19 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 Laboratoire de Sociologie Economique et d'Anthropologie des Appartenances Symboliques (LAASSE), Université FHB d'Abidjan, and discussed the implementation of a study of the agriculture and trade sectors. The agenda for the workshop can be downloaded below.