Resources on Labour migration in Africa

November 2023

  1. FAIRWAY Migrant Resource Center Symposium

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), through the FAIRWAY programme convened a symposium on Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) that brought together participants from three African countries of origin: Uganda, Kenya, and Nigeria. The central theme of the symposium revolved around enhancing the effectiveness of MRCs in providing access to information and essential services for both potential and in-service migrant workers, as well as the families they leave behind.

  2. Africa Labour Migration Conference

    The ILO and the African Union Commission, in collaboration with IOE and ITUC Africa held the African Countries Labour Migration Conference in October in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The Dialogue among African countries focussed on fostering cooperation and consensus building on labour migration governance and the protection of African migrant workers. SDC through the FAIRWAY project was a key funder for the conference

  3. Building a More Equitable and Sustainable Migration System in South Sudan

    08 November 2023

    Enhancing the capacity of employers and Private Employment Agencies (PrEAs) in South Sudan.

October 2023

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

    30 October 2023

    "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. Consultation on draft “Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on external employment” with Egyptian Ministry of Labour officials.

  3. Migrants Rights Protection Improved through Strengthening Capacity and Knowledge Management of Migrant Resources Centres in Nigeria

    26 October 2023

    Between September and October 2023, the Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) managed by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment (FMLE) conducted Training of Trainers workshops for staff of the Centres in the areas of Pre-Departure Orientation Seminars (PDOS) and gender mainstreaming.

  4. Atelier de capitalisation et durabilité des résultats clés du programme THAMM en Tunisie, 4 octobre 2023

    Le programme THAMM, financé par le Fonds fiduciaire d’urgence de l’Union européenne pour l’Afrique (EUTF) et co-financé par le ministère fédéral allemand de la coopération économique et du développement (BMZ), a organisé le 4 octobre 2023 son atelier de capitalisation et durabilité de ses résultats en Tunisie.

  5. Note Conceptuel FR ROAF

    05 October 2023

September 2023

  1. Revised National Policy on Labour Migration (NPLM)

    19 September 2023

    The International Labour Office supported the Government of Nigeria to revise the National Policy on Labour Migration. The launch was done at the UN House, Abuja Nigeria in April 2023

August 2023

  1. Strengthening Data of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia

    05 August 2023

    Enhancing the operational capacity of Ethiopian Diplomatic Missions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.