Projects on labour migration

2020

  1. Free movement of persons and transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving opportunities for regular labour mobility

    1 March 2018 - 31 August 2020

    The overall objective of the project is to improve opportunities for regulated labour mobility and decent work within the IGAD countries through the development of models of intervention, in the broader context of the regional integration.

  2. SEA Fisheries Project (Strengthened Coordination to Combat Trafficking in Fisheries in South East Asia)

    1 April 2017 - 31 July 2020

    The Project aims to reduce human trafficking in the fishing sector by strengthening coordination and increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of existing national and regional level anti-trafficking efforts in South East Asia. A regional coordination body will be established to support collaborative approaches, develop and implement joint strategies, and share information.

  3. EQUIP : Equipping Sri Lanka to Counter Trafficking in Persons

    1 September 2017 - 31 March 2020

    The Project aims to reduce human trafficking in Sri Lanka by intervening via a three pronged approach (3P’s) : Prevention, Protection and Prosecution through conducting research and awareness to inform regulations and practice, ensuring fair and ethical business recruitment practices are adopted, improving protection services for identified victims and prosecuting and investigating offenders.

  4. Safe Labour Migration Programme in Sri Lanka

    6 April 2013 - 29 February 2020

    Supported by the Government of Switzerland, this programme aims at ensuring an effective implementation of the Sri Lanka National Labour Migration Policy while promoting decent work through good governance, protection and empowerment of migrant workers.

  5. Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME) in Sri Lanka

    1 January 2018 - 31 January 2020

    The REFRAME project in Sri Lanka aims to reduce abusive practices and violations of human and labour rights and enhance the protection of migrant workers during the recruitment process.

2019

  1. Technical support on employment policies for youth, women and migrants in Moldova

    1 October 2017 - 31 October 2019

    The project aims to improve employment policies with particular attention to women and young people. The focus of the intervention will be on the implementation of the National Employment Policy, the design and implementation of the Territorial/Local Employment Pacts and the implementation of the recommendations coming from the functional audit of the Public Employment Service.

  2. Formalizing access to the legal labour market for refugees and host communities in Jordan (Phase II)

    30 September 2018 - 30 September 2019

    This project seeks to support Jordanians and Syrian refugees in accessing decent work in Jordan’s labour market through skills development and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), while also supporting female workers to enter and remain in the formal work force through targeted support. It also supports refugee workers with work permit issuance in selected sectors, including through an ILO-developed web-based platform.

2018

  1. Towards Comprehensive Global Guidance on Developing and implementing Bilateral Labour Migration Agreements: Unpacking Key Obstacles to Implementation in the African Region

    2 July - 31 December 2018

    The joint ILO-IOM project, funded by the Government of Sweden, build on the complementary strengths and experiences of the two organizations to develop regionally relevant analysis, guidance, and capacity building tools on bilateral labour migration agreements in Africa.

  2. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) - Philippines

    1 August 2015 - 31 December 2018

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries for pilot projects include Jordan, Nepal, Tunisia and the Philippines.

  3. Enhanced recognition of skills and reduced vulnerability of Sri Lankan construction workers in selected GCC countries – U.A.E. and Kuwait (IOM-ILO collaboration)

    1 August 2015 - 31 December 2018

    This project is a sub component of IOM (International Organization for Migration), project on “‘Strengthening Labour Migration Governance across Colombo Process Member States’” funded by SDC and operates in the framework of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue, Colombo Process and the general approach of the UAE skills pilot.