In 2015 the ILO received voluntary funding from donors of USD 225.7 million. In past years voluntary funding has accounted on average for 43% of overall ILO resources.
Where possible, partners are encouraged to provide flexible, un-earmarked and predictable funding. In return the ILO has strengthened its capacity to manage for development results and to deliver value for money. Monitoring and evaluation inform the programming process and enhance country and constituent ownership.
Trends in ILO extra-budgetary technical cooperation, 2006-15In 2015 voluntary contributions to the ILO amounted to US$ 225.7 million. This report demonstrates trends in voluntary funding.
Multibilateral development partners and the European Commission, 2011-15
Mobilizing Domestic Resources
Updated November 2015: Member States are increasingly committing their own resources to partner with the ILO. This factsheet shows recent trends.
Social dialogue and rights
Sweden will provide funding worth US$5.4 million to the initiative entitled "Promoting Social Dialogue and Harmonious Industrial Relations in the Bangladesh Ready-Made Garment Industry", which will run from November 2015 to December 2020.
Denmark-led programme funds ILO project to combat child labour in Jordan and Lebanon among Syrian refugees and host communities in need
The Denmark-led Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP) has funded an International Labour Organization (ILO) project to combat rising child labour among Syrian refugees and host communities through labour policy reform and technical capacity building, to be complemented by direct services through partner organizations.
Germany today donated €800,000 to the ILO's work to combat child labour in the poorest parts of Central Asia, bringing their total contributions to IPEC since 2010 to $4.8 million.
Contribution will focus on Central and Eastern Europe, focusing on skills development and combating discrimination
Occupied Palestinian territory