Areas of work
Youth Employment in Africa
A Joint initiative on youth employment of the African Union Commission, the African Development Bank (AfDB), the UN Economic Commission for Africa and the ILO is at the heart of this collaborative effort. Bilateral activities involving ILO and AfDB have started in Senegal and Burkina Faso for a diagnostic study on youth employment.
Regional capacity building initiatives are focused on familiarizing constituents with the ILS system and strengthening their capacity; promoting the application of ILS in the informal economy; providing legal professionals with the knowhow on applying ILS in national systems and equipping media professionals with ILS application.