The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) operates a wide range of programmes and projects in the sub-region focusing on relief and development challenges. Details of each programme and project can be found below.
1 October 2012 - 18 November 2015
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.
1 January 2015 - 29 February 2016
The project aims to promote International Labour Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and supports the trade unions’ campaign for the ratification of Core Labour Standards.
Testing methodologies to support informal economy workers and small producers to combat hazardous child labour in their own sectors (India Component with IndustriALL Global)
1 January - 31 December 2015
The project aims to build the capacity of informal economy workers to address hazardous child labour.
Gender identity and sexual orientation: Promoting rights, diversity and equality in the world of work (PRIDE) Project
1 May 2012 - 31 December 2015
Since 2009, the ILO is supporting green jobs initiatives in India with a particular focus on climate change and sectoral approaches for green jobs creation.
1 August 2014 - 30 April 2016
ILO is taking a sector-based approach to achieve legal recognition, social security provisions, and organizational rights for the domestic workers, and eventually to formalize the employment relationship in domestic work sector.
1 June 2014 - 31 December 2015
The project aims to enable ILO’s tripartite partners to develop policies to expand or reorient the existing social security provisions and schemes to benefit more people.
1 May 2014 - 31 December 2015
Through this Norwegian-funded project, the ILO is assisting constituents in India to strengthen and modernize their labour administration and inspection to enhance their overall effectiveness and impact.
1 October 2013 - 31 December 2017
The overall objective of the programme is to assist Small & Medium Enterprises to become more sustainable through being cleaner, more productive and competitive, and contribute in creation of more and better quality jobs in the economy.