The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Asia Pacific focusing on relief and development challenges. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in each country.
9 January 2018 - 8 June 2019
The objective of this project is to increase access to economic empowerment, social integration, resilience and peacebuilding participation for conflict affected women in Mullaitivu, one of the most conflict-affected Northern Districts of Sri Lanka. The project is funded by the UN Peace Building Fund and implemented by the ILO, WFP, and Puthukkudiyiruppu Women Entrepreneurs’ Cooperative Society.
Improving the livelihood and working conditions of the vulnerable workers – particularly women, in the Rural Agro-food economy through Value Chain Development
1 January - 30 June 2018
The ILO in partnership with UNIDO is implementing a One UN Joint pilot project, which aims at improving the livelihood and working conditions in the selected agro-food value chain in Gilgit Baltistan Province of Pakistan. The project- through a set of gender-responsive interventions will engage with partners and producers; address the deficits in productivity and working conditions by skills development; instituting simple technology and awareness-raising on the key elements of Decent Work.
JOBS for PEACE and RESILIENCE: Strengthening natural disaster resilience of rural communities and micro and small enterprises in the North and South West of Sri Lanka
1 January 2018 - 31 December 2019
The objective of this intervention is to contribute to implement the National Policy on building resilience and disaster mitigation measures by developing and demonstrating effective models in rural communities with special attention on the North and the South West of Sri Lanka where the recurrence of natural disasters is high.
1 November 2017 - 31 October 2021
Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) is an ILO global programme that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The key intervention of the global programme is support for the implementation of SCORE Training, which combines practical classroom training with in-factory consulting.
1 November 2017 - 31 October 2021
Sustaining Competitive and Responsible enterprises (SCORE) is a practical training and in-factory counselling programme that improves productivity and working conditions in small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
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.
1 September 2017 - 31 August 2020
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to better governance of migration and mobility between the EU and India.
31 July 2017 - 30 November 2018
The programme, in partnership with the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Foundation enhances demand-led STEM skills and employability and enterprise-level leadership training to help women transition and to ensure greater opportunity through higher entry, retention and advancement of women workers in STEM related positions.
1 June 2017 - 30 September 2019
The project aims to improve the country’s compliance with international labour standards with regards to forced labour and child labour. The ILO will focus technical assistance in the areas of legislative reform; capacity building on enforcement, victim protection and provision of access to remedies; research; and awareness raising targeting employers, workers, the government, and community members.
1 June 2017 - 31 May 2021
The Project aims to contribute to a peaceful, inclusive and sustainable development in Timor-Leste, through improved rural access, the creation of employment, economic and domestic revenue opportunities through agro-forestry development, and a durable reduction in food insecurity and malnutrition in rural areas.
1 April 2017 - 31 March 2020
The project aims to address occupational safety and health (OSH) in hazardous industries in Cambodia, strengthen national OSH systems in line with the on-going national OSH programmes, and improve OSH standards at workplace level.
SEA Fisheries Project (Strengthened Coordination to Combat Trafficking in Fisheries in South East Asia)
1 April 2017 - 31 August 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.
1 April 2017 - 31 March 2021
The Roads for Development Program (R4D) is the leading rural roads program in Timor-Leste, supporting the development of the rural roads sector in the country. R4D is aligned with the Government of Timor-Leste’s Strategic Development Plan 2011- 2030 and the Programs of the Constitutional Government.
1 January 2017 - 31 December 2021
A new ILO/ European Union (EU) skills development programme will build on the achievements of earlier EU/ILO initiatives and continue to modernise the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system in Bangladesh.
GSP+ beneficiary countries to effectively implement International Labour Standards and comply with reporting obligations
24 November 2016 - 24 November 2018
The project, funded by the European Commission, contributes to better application of freedom of association and right to collective bargaining in the Philippines, focusing on measures to better address allegations concerning violation of workers’ rights in the context civil liberties.
1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017
The project aims at strengthening institutions and mechanisms that link skill training and migration.
1 October 2016 - 30 March 2019
The overall objective of this project is effective governmental development and enforcement of new or existing laws, decrees or regulations, and other legal instruments with a view to developing a well-functioning industrial relations system.
Youth 4 OSH: OSH for Young Workers and Young Employers in Global Supply Chains—Building a Culture of Prevention
1 October 2016 - 31 August 2018
The project seeks to reduce workplace injuries, fatalities, and occupational diseases through increased preventative safety actions by young workers and young employers in Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Viet Nam.
1 September 2016 - 30 September 2022
In partnership with the Delegation of the European Union to Pakistan, the ILO office for Pakistan will help tripartite partners and other stakeholders to strengthen national labour and environmental standards compliance with international standards to increase competitiveness, sustainable and inclusive growth in Pakistan. The project will also implement pilot interventions in selected enterprises in textile and leather sectors to develop business cases for compliance with labour and environmental standards.
Fostering an Enabling Environment for Livelihoods Development in Vulnerable and At Risk Communities through Entrepreneurship and Microenterprise Skills
1 September 2016 - 31 December 2017
This project has set out to provide technical support to institutions and organizations implementing the C-BED programme by developing the capacity of partners to provide, sustain, and scale up interventions that improve livelihoods opportunities and decent work in vulnerable and at risk communities through entrepreneurship and micro-enterprise development.