What We Do


Lead and drive the Job creation agenda in Ethiopia

Coordinate and Support the Job creation efforts of Federal and Regional public institutions, private sector actors and development partners

Ensure the adoption and implementation of Pro-employment policies across sectors

Develop a robust Labor Market Information System that enables job seekers, employers and policy makers

Mobilize resources and innovative investments that support start-ups, enterprises and job creation programs

Enable the training and education sector to produce qualified graduates with skills and ethics that fits into the labour market

Promote and support innovations, entrepreneurship programs and engagement of the private sector for job creation

What We Do


Lead and drive the Job creation agenda in Ethiopia

Coordinate and Support the Job creation efforts of Federal and Regional public institutions, private sector actors and development partners

Ensure the adoption and implementation of Pro-employment policies across sectors

Develop a robust Labor Market Information System that enables job seekers, employers and policy makers

Mobilize resources and innovative investments that support start-ups, enterprises and job creation programs

Enable the training and education sector to produce qualified graduates with skills and ethics that fits into the labour market

Promote and support innovations, entrepreneurship programs and engagement of the private sector for job creation

Ethiopian Youths' Path to Employment


Unemployment is more than just numbers and analytics.Watch as youths explain their side of the story in finding jobs in Ethiopia.

Basic Employment Statistics

4.5% 53.3% $2 Mil $20 Bill. + 10.3% 40% 40% 25%

News & Insights


Articles, Journals, Studies, Policies, Legislation, News, Strategies, Reports, Surveys and more.

News & Insights


Articles, Journals, Studies, Policies, Legislation, News, Strategies, Reports, Surveys and more.

Archived News

One-Stop Service Centers and Youth Centers Capacity Gap Assessment TOR has been launched by the Jobs Creation Commission.

See the TOR

The five finalists of the Agro-Business Idea Competition received awards for their successful proposals

Ministry of Labour and Skills co-hosted the first National Agro-Business Ideas Competition (ABIC 2022) in partnership with GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale…

The Ministry of Labour and Skills and the World Bank had a very fruitful and productive discussion during the week regarding TVET, Skills and Employability.

H.E Muferihat Kamil stated the re-orientation of the TVET sector by critically including the involvement of the industry, instilling entrepreneurship mind set into our young…

“World Bank projects have great value to strengthening ties in region”

H.E Beker Shale (PhD) State Minister Ministry of Labour and Skills A joint assessment of World Bank projects and the Ethiopian government’s financial fulfillment has been…

Engaging Young people through media, a social and behavior Change Communication Strategy is disseminated

BBC Media Action in partnership with FDRE Ministry of Labor and Skills and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation is disseminated newly developed strategy on “Engaging Young…

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