Programmes & Projects


  1. Labour law compliance system

    Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate

    15 December 2014 - 31 August 2018

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) of the Philippines has undertaken initiatives to strengthen its Labour Law Compliance System (LLCS). The new LLCS promotes a culture of voluntary compliance on general labour and occupational safety and health (OSH) standards among companies, through the participation of both workers and employers in the joint assessments and implementation of corrective action plans.

  2. Project

    Modernizing International Networking in Occupational Safety and Health

    1 January 2015 - 31 March 2018

    This project seeks to modernize ILO international networking in the occupational safety and health (OSH) field through strengthening institutional capacities to acquire and use knowledge and information for prevention globally.


  1. Project

    OSH in Global Supply Chains

    1 March 2016 - 31 December 2017

    ILO-EU project to improve the knowledge base on safety and health in global supply chains to support G20 work on safer workplaces


  1. Project

    Improving Occupational Health and Safety in Turkey through compliance with International Labour Standards

    12 January 2015 - 11 January 2016

    The objective of this project is to facilitate the improvement of OSH in Turkey in line with international commitments made, in particular in the areas of mining and construction, in consultation with the tripartite constituents.


  1. Rights at work

    Improving Labour Law Compliance and Building Sound Labour Practices in the Export Oriented Shrimp Sector in Bangladesh

    1 August 2013 - 31 December 2015

    The Shrimp project is funded by the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) and aims to promote better labour law compliance with international labour standards, particularly fundamental principles and rights at work in the export-oriented shrimp sector.

  2. Occupational safety and health

    Occupational Safety and Health Development in Nepal (SHIELD)

    15 August 2013 - 30 November 2015

    The project contributes to the socio-economic development of Nepal by enhancing the application of International Labour Standards and modernizing occupational safety and health services.


  1. Cambodia and Viet Nam

    Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Southeast Asia

    1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

    The project aims to address occupational safety and health (OSH) in hazardous industries in Viet Nam and Cambodia, strengthen national OSH systems in line with the on-going national OSH programmes, and improve OSH standards at workplace level.

  2. Project

    Occupational Safety and Health in Hazardous Work in Viet Nam

    1 January 2012 - 31 December 2014

    This project aims to address occupational safety and health (OSH) in hazardous industries in Viet Nam, strengthen national OSH systems in line with the on-going national OSH programmes, and improve OSH standards at workplace level.


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    Improving occupational safety and health systems in Central Asia

    1 January 2007 - 31 December 2012

    The project adddresses the urgent need for international support to the Central Asian countries in the endeavour to reinforce the national systems and programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH), particularly in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. This support is needed to systematically improve the working conditions and environment.

  2. Project

    Improving safety and health at work through a Decent Work Agenda

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2012

    The project was developed by the ILO and the European Commission to better address safety and health at work as a vital component of decent work. It will be implemented over two and a half years between 2010 and 2012 in five pilot countries. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to a more inclusive and productive society through a reduction in occupational accidents and work-related diseases.

  3. Occupational Safety and Health

    ILO Programme on Occupational Safety and Health and the Environment in the Caribbean

    3 January 2011 - 29 February 2012

    The Programme to support governments as well as employers' and workers' organizations in their efforts to improve OSH at the enterprise and national levels and to contribute to environmental sustainability of Small Island Developing States.


  1. From theory and platitudes to conviction and action

    Linking safety and health at work to sustainable economic development

    1 December 2009 - 31 December 2011

    The focus of the project will be on developing global products to support national and local level actions to help prevent human suffering, exclusion from the labour market, and economic costs to employers and governments. Guided by the provisions of C.187 and priorities identified by constituents in the Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) framework and country priority outcomes, the project will support efforts in creating a preventive safety and health culture and a systems approach to occupational safety and health (OSH). This takes on added importance in the present global crisis, which could undermine any efforts in the OSH field.

  2. Project

    Fiji: Green jobs in the waste management sector

    10 January 2010 - 22 December 2011

    Capacity building and the promotion of occupational safety and health standards have led to the creation of green jobs in Fiji’s waste management sector.


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    Improving working and living conditions for agricultural families programme (WIND)

    1 January 1985 - 1 December 2010

    The Work Improvement in Neighbourhood Development (WIND) programme is a participatory and action-oriented training programme designed to address the special circumstances faced by agricultural families

  2. Project

    Improving job quality in Africa (WISE programme)

    1 June 2008 - 28 February 2010

    This project began in June 2008 and will be completed in February 2010. Funded by DANIDA, the project has worked together with governments, employers and unions in Mozambique and Tanzania to improve the working conditions of men’s and women’s work in the formal and informal economy. Key project activities have included the adaptation and application of a survey tool on working conditions and the completion of national policy and legal reviews, leading to the publication of national profiles on working conditions for both project countries. In addition, the project has developed and piloted extension modules and guides for the WISE training programme, now published as a WISE+ package.


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    Developing an OSH promotional culture in small island developing states

    1 January - 31 December 2009

    Increasing the capacity of constituents to develop and implement laws, policies and programmes for improving OSH and contributing to environmental protection measures

  2. Project

    Improvement of the national OSH system through development of the institution of safety representatives in Uzbekistan

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009

  3. Project

    Occupational safety and health in Central Asia – Prevention at work, protection for life

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009

  4. Project

    Promotion of safe work and equal opportunities at SME’s in Armenia

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009

  5. Project

    Combating Child Labour in Central Asia – Commitment becomes Action (PROACT-CAR Phase II)

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2009