Publications

February 2024

  1. Report on the Assessment of Sources of Data on International Labour Migration in Uganda

    17 February 2024

    The assessment provided information on the national data needs, the type of data currently collected by the different institutions, their data collection, management, and dissemination practices, as well as the prospects for improving data sharing in future. The study further identified challenges in the production of statistics on international labour migration and proposes remedies to the identified challenges.

  2. Report on the Assessment of Sources of Data on International Labour Migration in Tanzania

    17 February 2024

    The assessment provided information on the national data needs, the type of data currently collected by the different institutions, their data collection, management, and dissemination practices, as well as the prospects for improving data sharing in future.

  3. Gender-responsive Just Transition country analysis

    12 February 2024

    opportunities and challenges for a just transition in Botswana

  4. Assessment of the enabling environment for the uptake of renewable energy in Botswana to mitigate the effects of climate change

    12 February 2024

  5. The employment effects of industrial symbiosis networks in the South African informal sector

    08 February 2024

    This report deals with the employment effects of industrial symbiosis in the provinces of Gauteng and the Western Cape in South Africa. It focuses on the textile and construction value chains and formalization.

  6. Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) in Africa

    01 February 2024

    This note outlines the ILO support to partners to deliver direct assistance to migrant workers and local communities through Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) across Africa. As of February 2024, the ILO supports the establishment and operational capacity of 25 MRCs in 7 countries in Africa.

January 2024

  1. Shaping Narratives, Changing Lives: The Role of Media in Labour Migration

    31 January 2024

    The BRMM programme is organising a capacity building workshop dedicated to raising awareness on labour migration dynamics among local and international media outlets, as well as to emphasise the importance of providing adequate coverage on labour migration issues, in recognition of International Migrants Day, December 18.

  2. Decent Work Country Programme for Somalia 2023 - 2025

    22 January 2024

    The Somalia Decent Work Country Programme 2023-2025is the product of an extensive consultative and participatory process with the ILO tripartite constituents, i.e., the Government, employers and workers. The DWCP 2023-2025 outlines the policy direction, strategies, and anticipated results through prioritised work areas during this period that will contribute to the country’s attainment of Decent Work. In recent years, with significant international community support, Somalia has made good progress in its institutional and economic reconstruction efforts. The DWCP aims to build upon the substantial gains made by the Federal Government and the Federal Member States to promote growth and development of the economy at national and state levels.

  3. Decent Work Country Programme for South Sudan 2023 - 2025

    22 January 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its constituents in South Sudan, namely the Ministry of Labour (MoL), South Sudan Workers Trade Union Federation (SSWTUF) and Employers Association of South Sudan (EASS) have been engaging and consulting towards development of the country’s first-generation DWCP since 2011. A draft DWCP was developed in 2013 but its validation and finalization were halted by political conflict, which erupted in December 2013. The process was reactivated in April 2015, culminating in a series of stakeholder engagements and ILO technical missions. The renewed efforts yielded a revised draft DWCP that was validated by tripartite partners in November 2015.

December 2023

  1. Action Plan/Roadmap To Foster National Conditions For Women’s Entrepreneurship Development And Enterprise Formalization In Nigeria

    18 December 2023

  2. A new social contract: achieving social justice in an era of accelerating change

    11 December 2023

    This 2023 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research (IJLR), aims to stimulate reflection on what a new social contract might entail and more specifically the role of workers’ organizations in engaging in the design and establishment of a new social contract within the multilateral system and at national level. Thus, the focus of this issue is both on what such a new social contract may entail and on what to do in terms of its implementation.

  3. Sector systems analysis of textiles and clothing subsector in Ghana

    08 December 2023

  4. ILO - Ethiopia 100th Anniversary Book

    05 December 2023

    This ILO Ethiopia Centenary Historical Book showcases the highlights of 100 years of partnerships between the ILO and Ethiopia with historical photos and stories.

  5. ILO in the Horn, Quarterly Newsletter - ILO ETHIOPIA CENTENARY Special Edition

    05 December 2023

    This edition showcases a century of partnerships between the ILO and Ethiopia

November 2023

  1. National Alliance 8.7 Strategic Road Map 2023 - 2030

    29 November 2023

    Alliance 8.7 is a global partnership fostering multi-stakeholder collaboration to support governments to achieve Target 8.7 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Target 8.7 calls for “immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms”. Some 231 organizations including government institutions, workers’ organizations, employers’ organizations, civil society organizations, and UN specialized agencies, funds and programmes, amongst others, are Alliance 8.7 partners.

  2. Engaging multinational enterprises on more and better jobs

    10 November 2023

    The ILO approach to responsible global business - Sustainable Enterprises

October 2023

  1. THAMM key achievements - Short version

    25 October 2023

  2. THAMM key achievements

    25 October 2023

    Implemented by the ILO - 2019-2023

  3. Do Employers Discriminate Against Married Women? Evidence from A Field Experiment in Egypt

    25 October 2023

    This research is the result of a collaborative effort between the ILO Egypt Country Office and the Economic Research Forum (ERF). It discusses the findings and implications of an experiment that assessed employer discrimination by sex and marital status for online job postings in Egypt.

  4. A No Woman’s Place: Employers’ discrimination and hiring challenges in less feminized sectors in Egypt

    24 October 2023

    This study is the result of a collaborative effort between the ILO Egypt Country Office and the Economic Research Forum (ERF) document the overt practices pertaining to discriminatory views against hiring women in certain sectors in Egypt, and seeks to understand their context, relying on in-depth interviews with 32 employers in such sectors.