Somalia: Resources

  1. IGAD member states discuss labour migration, mobility governance and skills development

    07 May 2019

    ILO partners with IGAD and EU to validate findings of two studies on assessment of labour migration and mobility governance, and potentials of skills development for regulated labour mobility in the IGAD Region.

  2. Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour

    20 March 2019

    Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds.

  3. National employment policy for Somalia finalized

    27 February 2019

    Somalia's national employment policy which lays out a strong foundation to provide sustainable employment opportunities for Somali population has been finalized.

  4. The revised Labour Code for Somalia was finalized

    21 February 2019

    Labour code for Somalia which has been developed by the Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs (MoLSA) in collaboration with ILO, was finalized.

  5. Public Private Development Partnership for Renewable Energy Skills Training and Women’s Economic Empowerment

    01 May 2018

    The project is implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) with the financial support from Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), in Somalia from May 2018 to April 2022. The project addresses two interrelated challenges to Somalia’s development: (1) barriers to women’s full economic empowerment and (2), the lack of access to affordable, renewably sourced energy.

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    Transparent procurement increases women's participation in construction sector in Somaliland

    19 February 2018

    "I am inspired and encouraged to apply for tenders because the procurement process is fair." says Asha Warsame in Hargessa, Somalia.

  7. Ethiopia hosts an experiance sharing forum for five East African countries

    17 November 2017

    ILO CO-Addis Ababa organizes a Sub–Regional forum for experience sharing among five countries: Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan.

  8. Consultative workshop for Puntland road sector Decentralization Strategy

    25 September 2017

    JPLG partner organizations held a one-day meeting aimed to facilitate profound discussions on decentralized road act in Puntland

  9. Scoping Study for a Renewable Energy Skills Development PPDP Facility in Somalia

    16 March 2017

    This Scoping Study for a Renewable Energy Skills Development Public Private Development Partnership (PPDP) Facility seeks to understand how a PPDP training initiative can successfully bridge the renewable energy skills gap in the Somali power sector while ensuring a sustainable impact on the local population.

  10. Somalia

    08 February 2017

    Activities of the Employment Intensive Investment Programme in Somalia