Fact sheets


  1. African Union COVID-19 / Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines Series Volume 4

    30 September 2020

    Education Sector

  2. African Union COVID-19 / Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines Series Volume 3

    30 September 2020

    Health and Wellness of Health Workers

  3. Brief on Financing gaps in social protection

    17 September 2020

    Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

  4. Unemployment protection in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    Income security is essential to mitigate the sudden and drastic impacts on employment of the lockdowns imposed to slow the COVID-19 pandemic.

  5. Extending social protection to informal workers in the COVID-19 crisis. Country responses and policy considerations

    04 September 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis and its economic and social impacts are particularly harsh for workers in the informal economy and their families. Almost 1.6 billion informal workers are affected by the lockdown and containment measures and/or are working in the hardest-hit sectors.

  6. INAS M&E Plan

    11 August 2020

    "INAS M&E Plan: Plano de Monitoria e Avaliacao dos Programas de Seguranca Social Basica --- Documento de Orientacao para execucao de monitoria e avaliacao dos Programas de Seguranca Social Basica, September 2020" - designed with ILO support and launched during the INAS' National Planning Meeting (28 September-2 October 2020).

  7. Rapid Assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the informal economy in Mozambique

    11 August 2020

    This Rapid Assessment performed by ILO and based on a survey done with informal ecomomy workers' associations, recently launched in an event attended by ILO constituents and social partners, analyses main impact of COVID-19 pandemic in the informal economy in Mozambique, and bring recommendations to mitigate the negative socioeconomic impacts of COVID on workers in the informal economy in Mozambique"

  8. August 2020 Edition of the Quarterly Newsletter

    11 August 2020

    The August 2020 Edition of our quarterly newsletter brings forth interesting articles amid the COVID-19 outbreak. This edition predominantly features articles on how the Country Office – Lusaka in three locations (Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique) has responded to cushion the impact of the pandemic on governments, employers and workers. Importantly, the edition gives the perspective of the ILO’s response to the pandemic through various measures being put in place to mitigate job losses and the negative impact COVID-19 has had on people’s livelihoods across the globe. It is a well-known fact that the pandemic is far from over. It is even accelerating and spreading in some of the regions.

  9. Country Fact Sheet: The ILO in Ethiopia

    01 May 2020

  10. Mauritania project newsletter: volume 1 (in French)

    02 March 2020

    A selection of articles that describes recent activities on employment promotion in Mauritania (in French)

  11. Social protection systems for all to prevent homelessness and facilitate access to adequate housing

    20 February 2020

    The role of social protection systems in reducing poverty and inequality, preventing homelessness, and facilitating access to adequate housing.

  12. January 2020 Edition of ILO Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique Quarterly Newsletter

    13 February 2020

    The new edition of the newsletter focuses on the human-centred approach towards communicating the ILO’s social justice and decent work mandate to the public. This will ensure that the future of work is human-centred and the ILO has a responsibility to equip the public using impactful human interest stories and pictures.


  1. Egypt Fact Sheet: SCORE Pilot Programme

    02 December 2019

    The SCORE pilot training programme began in Egypt in 2018, with a sector selection study that identified the chemical and engineering sectors as sectors with high growth and job creation potential and meet other criteria by SCORE globally. The ILO partnered with the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) to identify the SMEs that would benefit most from the training, and fit the criterion of employing 30-300 workers.

  2. Convening actors to reduce child labour and improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT): Fact sheet

    23 September 2019

    The CARING Gold Mining Project’s overall goal is to increase to address child labour and working conditions issues in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) globally and in Ghana and the Philippines, its pilot countries. It does so by pursuing four outcomes, the first three to be carried out in the pilot countries and the fourth one on a global scale.

  3. ILO alliance with G5 Sahel

    28 August 2019

    With a population of over 300 million and a rising trend of urbanization, the Sahel region offers huge opportunities for its populations. At the same time, however, the region is facing an increase in extremism, terrorism and criminality, fueled by endemic poverty, high income inequality, a high rate of youth unemployment and governance deficiencies.

  4. Fostering Fair Recruitment for Migrant Workers

    17 February 2019

  5. Ensuring Access to Social Protection and Portability of Social Security Rights and Benefits for Migrant Workers and their Families

    17 February 2019

  6. Combating Discrimination and Promoting Equal Treatment and Opportunities for Migrant Workers

    17 February 2019

  7. Labour Migration and Migrant Workers in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    17 February 2019

    Assembly on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognized “the positive contribution of migrants for inclusive growth and sustainable development” in countries of origin, transit and destination. It highlighted that “international migration is a multidimensional reality of major relevance for the development of countries of origin, transit and destination, which requires coherent and comprehensive responses”.

  8. Tripartism and Social Dialogue on Labour Migration

    17 February 2019

    Through social dialogue, the participation of the ILO’s tripartite constituents (Ministries of Labour and workers‘ and employers’ organizations) at the local, national, bilateral, regional, interregional and global levels is central to achieving fair labour migration governance and can strengthen the effectiveness and sustainability of labour migration policies, legislation and practices.