Projects

  1. ASIA AND PACIFIC

  2. Bangladesh

    Following two deadly accidents at the Rana Plaza in 2013 and at the Tazreen factory in 2012, the GEIP has been helping Bangladesh with the creation of a national Employment Injury Insurance system, and with the compensation of workers injured during those accidents.


    Key resource: The Rana Plaza accident and its aftermath
    See also: ILO Country Office in Bangladesh (CO–Dhaka)

  3. Malaysia

    The GEIP is providing a financial evaluation and an actuarial valuation of the Social Security Organization of Malaysia (SOCSO), proposing alternatives strategies to maintain its financial stability.  

  4. Pakistan

    The GEIP is organizing the improvement of the Sindh province Employment Injury Insurance Scheme, found wanting after the factory fire of Ali Enterprises in 2012. The GEIP also organize the framework for the distribution of benefits to the victims of the disaster.

    Key resource: ILO to coordinate compensation process for victims of the Ali Enterprises' tragedy
    See also: ILO Country Office in Pakistan (CO–Islamabad) 

  5. Thailand

    The GEIP is conducting an actuarial valuation or the country Worker’s compensation Board.  


  6. AFRICA

  7. Ethiopia

    The GEIP is providing an actuarial review of Ethiopia Workers’ Compensation Scheme, with expectation of enhancing its functionality. The Vision Zero Fund OSH program has also begun to work in Ethiopia, with the goal of reducing fatal injuries and critical illness at work.  

  8. Guinea

    The GEIP is conducting an actuarial valuation or the country Worker’s compensation Board.  

  9. Kenya

    The GEIP is providing legal review in the transition of Kenya work injury policy from an Employer Liability system to an Employment Injury Insurance Scheme.  

  10. Liberia

    THE GEIP is assessing the current situation of the Employment injury coverage in Liberia, identifying legislative, administrative and financial issues facing the system, and making recommendations based on the assessments for improvements. The main goal of this assessment is to extend employment injury coverage to all workers in Liberia.  

  11. Malawi

    The GEIP is reviewing the institutional framework of the current EII law (2000) to implement and set up an institution to replace the malfunctioning Employer-liability system (1946). The GEIP also helps to integrate prevention and rehabilitation issues into this new framework.

     

  12. Mali

    The GEIP is conducting an actuarial valuation or the country Worker’s compensation Board.  

  13. Tanzania

    The GEIP is helping the 2016-created Workers’ Compensation Fund with the training of its staff in occupational injury assessment, financing system, actuarial review and institutional training, so as to strengthen the EII schemes and their institutions. The GEIP also assess the financial sustainability of the Fund and the adequacy of its schemes.


    In November 2017, the GEIP received an award from the Minister of State as a recognition for its contribution on establishing the Workers' Compensation Fund of Tanzania.

      See also: ILO Country Office for the United Republic of Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda  

  14. Zanzibar (Tanzania)

    The GEIP is providing legal review to the Employment Injury Insurance scheme.  

  15. Zambia

    The GEIP is conducting an actuarial valuation of the country Worker’s compensation Board.  


  16. ARAB STATES

  17. Jordan

    The GEIP is conducting an actuarial valuation or the country EII scheme.  

  18. Gulf States

    The GEIP is assessing the feasibility of employment injury insurance schemes, particularly the employment injury protection for migrant workers.