Projects: forced labour

  1. Convening Actors to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT)

    11 December 2015 - 10 October 2019

    Funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL), the four-year project will address child labour, decent work deficits and working conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) in the Ghana, specifically in Ashanti and Western regions in two districts-Adansi-North District and Aowin Municipal respectively.

  2. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (The Bridge Project) Nepal

    30 September 2015 - 2 September 2020

    The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the relevant Ministries and stakeholders, to develop, implement and monitor policies and national action plans on forced labour, provide capacity building to improve law enforcement, and support for public awareness campaigns to address all forms of forced labour.

  3. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (Bridge Project)

    1 September 2015 - 2 September 2020

    This project aims to support global and national efforts to combat forced labour under the 2014 ILO Protocol and Recommendation on Forced Labour.

  4. 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.

  5. Third Party Monitoring on Child and Forced Labour in Uzbekistan

    1 April 2015 - 12 June 2020

    The ILO has cooperated with the Government and social partners of Uzbekistan on child and forced labour since 2013. The parties agreed to an ILO monitoring on child labour in cotton harvest during September - October 2013. In addition, Uzbek constituents and the ILO initiated cooperation on the application of Convention No. 105. The following year, in 2014, monitoring of child labour was undertaken by national teams, while discussions with the ILO on forced labour issues continued. Both items were included in the Decent Work Country Programme signed in April 2014.

  6. South-South Cooperation for the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean Region

    1 March 2015 - 31 August 2016

    The project aims to promote the effective recognition of the rights of migrant workers in Latin America and the Caribbean region, through the sharing of good practices and the strengthening of policies and actions that aim to protect the rights of migrant workers in the countries involved in the initiative.

  7. Fair recruitment of Guatemalan migrant workers in Mexico through South-South Cooperation

    1 March - 31 December 2015

    Global migration flows are increasingly including a strong South-South connotation. Labour mobility from one country to another has a key role to play in economic development and mutual growth of both the receiving and sending countries.

  8. Forced Labour Action in the Asian Region (FLARE) Phase II

    1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015

    The FLARE project aims to strengthen the capacities of the national institutions to prevent and address forced labour in East and South-East Asia.

  9. Towards stronger measures to combat abusive labour recruitment and to prevent human trafficking

    1 October 2013 - 30 June 2015

    The present proposal aims to address regulatory and enforcement gaps with regards to contemporary labour recruitment practices within and across national jurisdictions as part of a broader strategy to prevent human trafficking.

  10. 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.