Projects on labour migration

2025

  1. Tripartite Action to Enhance the Contribution of Labour Migration to Growth and Development in ASEAN (TRIANGLE in ASEAN) - Viet Nam

    1 November 2015 - 31 October 2025

    The project invests across six countries (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam) and engages with all ASEAN Member States with the overall goal of maximizing the contribution of labour migration to equitable, inclusive and stable growth in ASEAN.

  2. Tripartite Action to Enhance the Contribution of Labour Migration to Growth and Development in ASEAN (TRIANGLE in ASEAN)

    1 November 2015 - 31 October 2025

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN aims to maximize the contribution of labour migration to equitable, inclusive and stable growth in ASEAN by building on activities, relationships and processes established under TRIANGLE I.

2020

  1. Strengthened Coordination to Combat Trafficking in Fisheries in South East Asia (SEA Fisheries Project)

    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.

  2. Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME)

    15 January 2017 - 15 January 2020

2018

  1. Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018

    ILO is part of the consortium implementing the project funded by the EU under the 10th European Development Fund. The overall objective of the project is to maximize the development potential of free movement of persons and migration in West Africa. This will be done by supporting the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Free Movement of Persons’ Protocols, Labour and Employment Policy and Action plan adopted in 2009 and the ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration and ECOWAS Plan of Action Against Trafficking in Persons, first adopted in 2001.

  2. Work in Freedom: Preventing trafficking of women and girls in South Asia and the Middle East

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018

    The ILO-DFID “Work in Freedom” programme promotes empowerment and education, fair recruitment, safe migration and decent work for women and girls from South Asia, and thus contribute to the prevention of human trafficking in this region and in the Middle East.

  3. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) - Philippines

    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 Jordan, Nepal, Tunisia and the Philippines.

  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. 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.

  6. EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project

    11 April 2015 - 10 April 2018

    The Project represents a third phase of EU-IOM-ILO partnership on migration management in China. It aims at maximizing the benefits of international migration and focuses on the four pillars of the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility framework that are of common interest to both European and Chinese stakeholders.