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News article3 May 2018

IGAD–ILO Training on skills needs anticipation and matching for IGAD Member States

Family picture - ILOT training held in Addis Ababa in February 2018 - @ILO
Family picture - ILOT training held in Addis Ababa in February 2018 - @ILO

The International labour Organisation (ILO) Ethiopia conducted a five day-long training on Skills Needs Anticipation and Matching for Member States of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Intercontinental Hotel Addis Ababa in March 2018. The training was part of the EU funded project entled “Free Movement of persons and Transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving Opportunies for Regular Labour Mobility.”

The training intended to build the capacity of IGAD Member States to understand the central importance of idenfying current and future skill needs and labour market imbalances in a broader context of regional integraon and free movement of persons in the IGAD region. A total of 34 reprresentatives from national TVET Authorities/Agencies, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the IGAD Member States and the IGAD Secretariat took part in the training.


Publication date
3 May 2018
Region and Country
Regional Horn of AfricaEthiopia
Greater economic and employment opportunities
OIT - ILO - Organisation Internationale du Travail - International Labour OrganizationIntergovernmental Authority on Development

Programmes in the region

Better Migration Management Programme

The overall objective is to improve migration management in the region, and in particular to curb the trafficking of human beings and the smuggling of migrants within and from the Horn of Africa.

Research and Evidence Facility

The specific objectives will be to collate, synthesize and disseminate the outcomes of existing and new research and evidence related to instability, irregular migration and forced displacement in the Horn of Africa; to communicate the outcomes of existing and new research and evidence to, and share

Towards Free Movement and Transhumance in the IGAD region

The specific objectives of the project are:(I) to support the process of adoption, ratification and domestication of the IGAD Protocols on Free Movement of Persons and on Transhumance by IGAD Member States upon their adoption by IGAD Council of Ministers, along with complementary measures to...