Resources on Labour migration in Africa

March 2015

  1. Roundtable on Labour migration and mobility in Africa

    20 March 2015

    A three-day forum from 23 – 25 March 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda under the theme ”Enhancing capacities of RECs and Member States to facilitate Intra-regional Migration & Labour Mobility for Regional Integration and Economic Cooperation in Africa.”

  2. Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa

    11 March 2015

    ILO is part of the consortium implementing the project funded by the EU under the 10th European Development Fund. The overall objective of the project is to maximize the development potential of free movement of persons and migration in West Africa. This will be done by supporting the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Free Movement of Persons’ Protocols, Labour and Employment Policy and Action plan adopted in 2009 and the ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration and ECOWAS Plan of Action Against Trafficking in Persons, first adopted in 2001.

February 2015

  1. Labour migration at the heart of Africa’s integration and development agenda

    18 February 2015

    In a combined effort to promote the Joint Labour Migration Programme, the African Union, the ILO, the UNECA and the IOM briefed Member States, the RECS and development partners on the new strategic initiative for effective governance of labour migration and mobility in Africa.

  2. Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa

    The African Union Commission (AU), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Organisation on Migration (IOM) and the United Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) will hold an information session on the newly adopted Joint Labour Migration Program for Africa.

January 2015

  1. Support to the Reintegration of Returnees in Ethiopia

    01 January 2015

    The project aims at improving labour migration governance in Ethiopia and assisting returned migrants to secure productive employment and decent work.

October 2014

  1. Migration and employment in South Africa Statistical and econometric analyses of internal and international migrants in Statistics South Africa’s labour market data

    01 October 2014

August 2014

  1. Presidential summit on MDG's and Post 2015 Agenda : Report on Parallel Session on Inclusive Growth Job Creation and Human Development

    19 August 2014

    With less than two years to go to the closure on the implementation of the MDGs, the process for a successor framework is taking the centre stage. Nigeria is leading the way in providing leadership for the rest of Africa in developing strategies that can build on the gains of the MDGs, address new and emerging development challenges and propel political commitments in terms of adequate funding and institutional framework for a successful implementation of the post 2015 development agenda.

  2. Migration and employment in South Africa: An econometric analysis of domestic and international migrants (QLFS (Q3) 2012)

    01 August 2014

July 2014

  1. ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa speech during the SADC Extraordinary Meeting of Ministers and Social Partners Responsible for Employment and Labour

    10 July 2014

  2. 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.