DWT/CO–Pretoria: ILO DWT for Eastern and Southern Africa and Country Office for South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Eswatini

Key resources

  1. Publication

    Rapid Assessment of Skilling and Reskilling needs arising from the effects of Covid-19. South Africa

    This Rapid Skills Assessment was undertaken by the International Labour Organization (ILO), under the auspices of the Skills Anticipation Component of the Skills Initiative for Africa (SIFA), Programme of the African Union Commission (AUC), and the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD).
    The SIFA Programme is financed by the European Union and the German Government and is executed under the leadership of the German Development Agency (GIZ).

  2. Publication

    The role of business in South Africa's transition to democracy

    In 2019 the ILO and the University of Pretoria‘s Centre for Mediation in Africa/Department of Political Sciences embarked on a project to capture this story. The stories from those responsible individuals are captured through video interviews and are now available on a specially hosted website. 

  3. Publication

    Masoyise Health Programme

    The publication highlights details of how the processes through multiple ministries, sectors, and partners come together to address the factors contributing to TB, HIV and AIDS in the world of work.

  4. A guide

    A Guide to Finance For Social Enterprises in South Africa

    This guide to finance is aimed at Social Enterprises that need to access funding to grow and scale their enterprise.

  5. Best practice case studies from South Africa

    In South Africa, social economy enterprises have grown in number, with increased interest in the sector as a way to provide decent employment and social protection.

The ILO is supporting the Government of South Africa's Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

  1. The ILO is supporting the Government of South Africa's Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)

    EPWP is one of the Government's initiatives aimed at addressing the challenges of Unemployment, Poverty and Inequality. The programme's objectives include job creation through Government expenditure in the provision of basic infrastructure and selected social services.