ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. Global Youth Employment Forum 2019: Today and Tomorrow with Decent Jobs for Youth

    To celebrate 100 years of continuous work in promoting decent work and advancing social justice, and to reinvigorate the Call for Action, the ILO organizes the Global Youth Employment Forum, to be held in Abuja, Nigeria on 1-3 August 2019, under the auspices of the Government of Nigeria.

  2. © Nestlé 2019

    Microinsurance saves the day for cocoa farmers

    19 July 2019

    An ILO partnership with a major cocoa buyer and an insurance company saved the day for a family of cocoa farmers. Their story shows the difference microinsurance can make for some of the most vulnerable people.

  3. Dreams of Gold

    12 June 2019

    Creating a virtual reality film of child gold miners in Ghana exposed cameraman Damien Riunaud to the realities of this brutal, dangerous work, and the importance of the ILO’s campaign to end it.

Key resources

  1. Success Africa IV

    Delivering excellent decent work results in Africa

    The ILO Regional Office for Africa launched its new flagship publication entitled ″Success Africa IV: Working together for a better Africa″

  2. Report

    Labour Migration Statistics in Africa

    A first of its kind study spearheaded by the African Union and the ILO to efficiently respond to the current deficit in official and reliable migration data.

  3. Social protection

    Social protection for social cohesion

    Why Social protection is not a luxury but an investment in productivity for Africa’s sustainable development.

  4. Labour Migration

    Labour Migration Governance in Africa

    How to link migration and mobility issues of Africa with sustainable development goals.

  5. The ILO helps protect rights and
deliver HIV prevention, treatment, care and support


    Fighting AIDS and transforming lives in Africa

    The ILO, in partnership with Sida, implemented an innovative economic empowerment program for vulnerable communities in Southern and East Africa.