Labour Migration Policy Frameworks

The International Labour Organization (ILO)’s strategy on labour migration and mobility in the African region is guided by its International Labour Standards (ILS) and Decent Work Agenda, and implemented in close collaboration with the World of Work actors (Ministries of Labour and workers’ and employers’ organisations from the 54 African countries). ILO’s rights-based approach takes into consideration labour market needs and covers all migrant workers irrespective of nationality and immigration status.

As such, ILO’s labour migration in Africa is steered by the following global policy frameworks: