Projects on labour migration

2018

  1. Work in Freedom: Preventing trafficking of women and girls in South Asia and the Middle East

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018

    The ILO-DFID “Work in Freedom” programme promotes empowerment and education, fair recruitment, safe migration and decent work for women and girls from South Asia, and thus contribute to the prevention of human trafficking in this region and in the Middle East.

  2. Job creation for Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities through green works in agriculture and forestry (Phase II)

    1 December 2017 - 30 November 2018

    The project, in its second phase, will be implemented with the Ministry of Agriculture, to boost decent jobs through green works and labour-intensive employment in agriculture and forestry.

  3. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR)

    1 August 2015 - 31 July 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 Tunisia, Jordan, Nepal and the Philippines.

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    Enhancing the capacity of the Workers’ Center to respond to the needs of migrant workers

    1 August 2015 - 30 April 2018

    The ILO is working to further develop the Workers’ Center through enhancing the capacity of its staff and improving the Center’s services and activities.

  5. Work in Freedom

    1 March 2013 - 30 April 2018

    The Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE), The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF), National Coordination Council for Workers’ Education (NCCWE) and Association of Recruiting Agents, other government ministries, departments, national and international NGOs and International trade unions as appropriate for achieving the project outputs.

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    Improved Labour Migration Governance Programme

    1 April 2015 - 28 February 2018

    The ILO is working with the UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation to strengthen governance of foreign labour by building capacity in labour market policy making, improving inspection systems as well as implementing mechanisms for dispute resolution.

  7. Assessing the economic contribution of labour migration in developing countries as countries of destination (ECLM)

    1 August 2014 - 31 January 2018

    The project assesses the economic importance of labour immigration in a significant number of developing countries where immigrants represent a large share of the workforce in key economic sectors.

2017

  1. Tackling child labour among Syrian refugees and their host communities in Jordan and Lebanon

    1 July 2015 - 31 October 2017

    The ILO is combatting rising child labour among Syrian refugees and host communities in Lebanon and Jordan through labour policy reform and technical capacity building, complemented by direct services through ministries and partner organizations.

  2. Joint UN Resource Mobilization for the Counter Trafficking and Migration Policy and Practice in Ethiopia

    1 June 2016 - 30 June 2017

    The project aims to contribute to the efforts of the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) to address human trafficking, smuggling and irregular migration, youth unemployment and uphold the rights of migrants.

  3. Enabling Job Resilience and Protecting Decent Work Conditions in Rural Communities Affected by the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Northern Lebanon

    2 June 2014 - 28 April 2017

    The ILO is working with vulnerable populations to build the resilience of rural host communities in areas affected by the Syrian refugee crisis in Northern Lebanon.