Exploring the potential for skills partnerships on migration in West Africa and Sahel


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Author: Ibourk, Aomar


The Global Skills Partnership for Migration was launched to support skills development and recognition through partnerships between countries, along migration corridors and in selected regions, through knowledge sharing and technical assistance. While most international cooperation activities on the free movement of people focus on highly skilled people, this partnership pays particular attention to low-skilled and semi-skilled migrants. West Africa and the Sahel regions are characterized by the highest incidence of low- and semi-skilled migration on the African continent. In order to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Skills and knowledge; Qualifications; Labour market; Policy

Keywords: Trend; Skill shortage; Employment opportunity; Employment projection; Skill development; Skill certification; Migrants; Low skilled worker; Semiskilled worker; Education and training system; Regulation; Equivalence of qualifications; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Africa; Benin; Burkina Faso; Chad; Cote d'Ivoire; Ghana; Mali; Mauritania; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2020

Physical description: xi, 94 p.

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ISBN: 9789220320563 (print); 9789220320556 (web pdf)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 142.995

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