Resources on Labour migration in Africa

May 2022

  1. Labour migration, when properly governed, is essential to the needs of enterprises and the long-term success of economies employers say in a workshop in East Africa

    21 May 2022

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) in partnership with the East African Employers Organisation (EAEO) organised a workshop for employers from the East African Community and the Horn of Africa on better regional migration management.

April 2022

  1. Facilitating social dialogue for enhanced involvement of stakeholders, including ILO constituents to promote decent work and social justice for all.

    19 April 2022

    ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria to conduct a National Voluntary Review of the Global Compact for Migration and preparation towards the maiden International Migration Review Forum (IMRF)

  2. FAIRWAY in Ethiopia supported Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to organize capacity building trainings for community peer educators and outreach workers

    06 April 2022

    In order to strengthen capacity of Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to organize potential, in-service and returnee migrant workers into the union and effectively advocate for the rights and welfare of migrant workers, FAIRWAY in Ethiopia entered into implementation agreement with CETU.

March 2022

  1. Improving access to easy and ready to use information for migrants and migrant workers returning to Nigeria

    28 March 2022

    Workers organizations in Nigeria develop an Information Guide to complement the national Standard Operating Procedures and practices around sustainable return and reintegration of migrant workers

  2. Towards improved labour migration governance in Djibouti

    25 March 2022

    Capacity building workshop, 21-23 March 2022

February 2022

  1. Joint Labour Migration Programme Launches New Four-Year Phase of ‘Catalytic Actions'

    15 February 2022

    Partners of the AU-ILO-IOM-ECA Joint Programme on Labour Migration Governance for Development and Integration in Africa (JLMP) met 10 February to assess the programme’s achievements and to launch a new four-year component known as ‘Catalytic Actions of the JLMP (JLMP-Action)’, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC).

December 2021

  1. Training to Kenya’s Ministry of Labour staff helps ensure better protection to workers in the country and abroad

    With the support of the ILO, migration experts in the East African region, and the Decent Work Team in Pretoria, the FAIRWAY Programme trained 30 labour and employment officers across Naivasha and Mombasa in Kenya. The workshops provide a critical foundation of the roles and responsibilities of such officers for safe, fair and orderly labour migration, and helps sensitize a pool of staff from which future labour attachés are drawn.

  2. Reforming recruitment processes and standardizing operational conduct of private employment agencies in Nigeria

    13 December 2021

    Arising from institutional and operational challenges that pervades the recruitment industry in Nigeria, the Federal Government with support from the FAIRWAY Programme completed a revision of the Code of Conduct for Private Employment Agencies, introducing revised guidelines to facilitate ethical conduct of licensed recruiters of outsourced personnel.

November 2021

  1. Formulation of a Plan of Action for the Djibouti Declaration on Labour, Employment and Labour Migration

    29 November 2021

  2. ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria towards Reforming Recruitment Processes and Standardizing Operational Conduct of Private Employment Agencies (PEAs)

    26 November 2021

    Arising from observed institutional and operational challenges that pervades the recruitment industry in Nigeria, the Federal Government with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) has successfully completed a revision of the Code of Conduct for Private Employment Agencies (PEAs), introducing revised guidelines to facilitate ethical conduct of licensed recruiters of outsourced personnel.