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Promoting Social Dialogue and Harmonious Industrial Relations in Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Industry
1 November 2015 - 31 December 2020,
Following major garment factory accidents in 2012 and 2013, the ILO (International Labour Organization) developed a comprehensive programme to support the Government’s efforts to engage in a much-needed reform process, to improve safety, working conditions and rights at work in this sector, including workers’ and employers’ right to organise, bargain and dialogue at the workplace.
Improving labour relations for decent work and sustainable development in the Myanmar garment industry
1 July 2016 - 30 September 2019,
This project aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty and the empowerment of women in Myanmar by improving labour relations, social dialogue and gender equality in the garment industry.
29 August 2016 - 28 August 2019,
This project aims to build the institutional capacity of Chinese workers, employers, and their respective organizations to carry out voluntary collective bargaining and to resolve labor disputes efficiently and effectively. The program further aims to support the ILO's tripartite constituents in China to strengthen collective bargaining institutions and governance frameworks for the promotion and improved application of core labor standards, especially in relation to disadvantaged groups of workers.
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.
New industrial relations framework in respect of the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles & Rights at Work (NIRF/FPRW) in Viet Nam
20 December 2016 - 31 December 2018,
The project's development goal is to contribute to sustainable and inclusive economic growth of Vietnam by building effective industrial relations institutions and practices based on freedom of association and effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
1 December 2014 - 31 December 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
The project is currently in its second phase.This project is designed to produce knowledge and tools which can be used by the social partners at the factory, national, regional and global levels to improve wages and working conditions throughout the globalized supply chain. Cambodia, Indonesia and Pakistan are particular beneficiary countries, within the Asian regional and global contexts. 1 December 2014 - 31 January 2016 (Phase I). Phase II starts from 1 February 2016 to 31 March 2017.
GSP+ beneficiary countries to effectively implement International Labour Standards and comply with reporting obligations
24 November 2016 - 24 November 2018, Manila, Philippines
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.
Improving industrial relations for decent work and sustainable development of the textile and garment industry in Ethiopia
1 September 2015 - 31 August 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1 October 2011 - 31 July 2017,
The Project aims to contribute to the promotion of decent work in Egypt by supporting improved compliance with fundamental principles and rights at work. Accordingly, the main focus of the Project is to improve workplace cooperation and labour law compliance through capacity building and joint training programmes for both, employers and workers in labour-intensive export sectors.
1 January 2014 - 31 March 2017,
The project aims to improve industrial relations in the garment industry through a mixture of policy advice and capacity building in selected enterprises at the industry level and at the national level.