ILO in Africa

What's new

  1. © TREEAID 2019

    A more effective labour market approach to fighting poverty

    17 October 2019

  2. New ILO research identifies policies to tackle poverty and inequality

    17 October 2019

    Combining active labour market policies with income support makes both measures more effective in tackling poverty and helping people find decent work, a new report finds.

  3. ILO and Ivorian Government agreed for organizing the 14th African Regional Meeting in Abidjan in December 2019

    03 October 2019

    On October 3, 2019, the ILO and the Government of Côte d'Ivoire signed an agreement to hold the 14th African Regional Meeting of the ILO in Côte d'Ivoire from 3 to 6 December 2019

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.