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.

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

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.

Alibaba Business School invites Ethiopian entrepreneurs to take part in The Alibaba Netpreneur Training program

On November 25, 2019, the Ethiopian Government and Alibaba Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) in Ethiopia; a…

Ethiopian Public-Private Delegation Concludes Visit to Silicon Valley

A high level Ethiopian public-private delegation just completed a successful week in the Silicon Valley. The delegation publicized Ethiopia’s initiatives for job creation…

The First Jobs Summit Themed “Sustainable Jobs for All” was Organized by the Jobs Creation Commission

The first Jobs Summit was inaugurated at the Sheraton Addis, with opening remarks from His Excellency Deputy Prime Minister Ato Demeke Mekonnen on Thursday, October 31, 2019. H.E.…

Young Africa Works Initiative – 10 Million Young People to Access Dignified and Fulfilling Work Opportunities in Ethiopia

On October 30, 2019, a joint press conference between the Jobs Creation Commission and the Mastercard Foundation was held in Radisson Blu Hotel, to announce the partnership…

Joint Federal and Regional Forum Identifies Strategies and Intervention for Job Creation

Federal and Regional job creation coordination bodies agreed on key strategies and major interventions in achieving the 3 million national jobs target for this fiscal year, as…

Stakeholders to Provide Input for National Plan of Action for Job Creation

The Jobs Creation Commission commenced a three-day long consultative workshop to gather input for a National Plan of Action for the creation of 14 million jobs in Ethiopia until…

Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed launched the Investment and Jobs Creation National Committee

Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed launched the Investment and Jobs Creation National committee on August 7, 2019, in the presence of two representative offices of the Prime Minister,…

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