Better Regional Migration Management

  • The BRMM programme, in partnership with WISE has launched the SIYB training in Addis Ababa & Asela, Ethiopia to the first cohort of 150 returnees, 15 January 2024.

  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, 2024!
  • The African Trade Union Migration Network (ATUMNET) Conference, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania,18 - 20 December 2023

  • International Migrants Day, December 18, "Act Today"
  • The 10-day Training of Trainers (TOT) on the Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB)
  • Skills Development for Domestic Workers in Africa, December 7, Virtual
  • The Migration Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7 December 2023
  • Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ethiopia's ILO Membership and the 2023 National Labour Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 4 - 6 December, 2023
  • The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) visit the BRMM Programme initiatives in Kenya (Nairobi and Mombasa), 29 Nov - Dec 5, 2023
  • A Multi-regional Trade Union Dialogue and Cooperation, Nairobi, Kenya, 2 - 3 December 2023
  • Réunion annuelle du conseil national du travail de l'emploi et de la sécurité sociale (CONTESS), Djibouti, 27 novembre 2023
  • Second Technical Working Group on Labour Migration, Kampala, Uganda, 15 - 16 November 2023
  • The ILO BRMM Programme in partnership with Kudheiha delivers a GYB and SYB entrepreneurship training to enhance the labour-market integration of migrants in Kenya, focusing on MSME development & social financing
  • Capacity building in SDMX and data modelling towards a successful implementation of the Labour Market Information Systems (LMIS) of Uganda , 7 – 9 November 2023, Kampala, Uganda

What's new

  1. Advancing Labour Migration Governance and Protecting Workers' Rights in Africa

    22 December 2023

    Contributing to improved labour migration governance and the protection of migrant workers' rights through enhanced social dialogue, trade union cooperation, and advocacy

  2. From Challenges to Opportunities: Entrepreneurship Training for Kenya's Returned Migrant Workers

    12 December 2023

    Reinforcing the entrepreneurial and business management skills of 660 vulnerable returned migrants in Nairobi and Mombasa cities.

  3. Unveiling Trends, Practices, and Opportunities in Skills Development Across Southern, East, and Horn of Africa

    10 December 2023

    Addressing the need for more reliable information on the skills dimensions of labour migration by establishing an information hub within the Knowledge Sharing Portal on Skills and Labour Migration (ASPYEE) platform.

Stories from the field

  1. Resilience in Action: A Mother of Three Thrives with ILO's Assistance

    "I am so grateful to the ILO and Live Addis's support, which immensely helped me establish my own business. I never imagined I would have the chance for such an opportunity in my country."

  2. A returnee raised her income and improved her skills

    "After the first day of the ILO training, I decided to work in my own country."

  3. COVID-19 impacted returnees' reintegration into the Ethiopian labour market

    "The ILO training was an eyeopener. I was able to comprehend the basic needs of a successful start-up"

  4. Mitiku's unemployed struggle ended through entrepreneurship

    "I am currently providing laundry service from my home and searching for a larger pace to rent and expand my business. I am also planning to hire one more individual to assist me."