The project aims to support the analysis and formulation of effective and coherent trade and labour market policies that address the adjustment challenges that workers and employers face and expand opportunities for the creation of decent employment in developing countries.
Better Work is a unique partnership programme between the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). Launched in February 2007, the programme aims to improve both compliance with labour standards and competitiveness in global supply chains.
The Cooperative Facility for Africa - CoopAfrica is a technical cooperation programme of the ILO, under DFID funding. From its office in Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), CoopAfrica covers 9 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. CoopAfrica assists cooperatives to improve their governance, efficiency and performance in order to strengthen their capacity to create jobs, access markets, generate income, reduce poverty, provide social protection and give people a voice in society.
Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs)have been established as the main vehicle for delivery of ILO support to countries. The content of DWCPs varies from country to country based on national circumstances, the ILO’s global commitments and the priorities established in the Strategic Policy Framework, the Programme and Budget and the regional decent work agenda/decade.
The project was developed to better address safety and health at work as a vital component of decent work. By developing and implementing this time bound and targeted project, the European Union and the International Labour Organization are now joining efforts to ensure that safety and health measures attain their endpoint and reach the concerned beneficiaries.
The ILO’s International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour is the world’s largest technical cooperation programme to end child labour. Since 1992 it has assisted over 90 countries to develop policies and direct action programmes that address the root causes of child labour and provide alternatives for children and their families.
The Microinsurance Innovation Facility seeks to increase the availability of quality insurance for the developing world’s low-income families to help them guard against risk and overcome poverty. The Facility was launched in 2008 with the support of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.