Programmes and projects

The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Asia Pacific focusing on relief and development challenges. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in each country.

  1. Better Factories Cambodia

    1 January 2001 - 31 December 2015

    Better Factories Cambodia aims to improve working conditions in Cambodia’s export garment factories. It combines independent monitoring with finding solutions (through suggestions to management), training, advice and information.

  2. Vocational Training and Enterprise Development

    15 July 1998 - 31 December 2000

    The Project is one of the various components of the a SPCPD-NEDA-UN Multi-donor Assistance Programme. It is funded by the governments of Soain and Belgium. It was designed specifically to support the three-year peace agreement between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP).

  3. Local Development through Infrastructure Investments and Jobs - Advisory Support, Information Services and Training Programme (ASIST-AP)

    1 January 1998 - 31 December 2009

    The programme works to develop and mainstream local resource-based strategies for sustainable development and poverty reduction. It is currently operational in 15 countries in the region.

  4. Interregional Programme to Support Self-reliance of Indigenous and Tribal Communities through Cooperatives and Other Self-help Organizations (INDISCO)

    3 January 1994 - 31 December 2007

    The ILO worked with indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Philippines through a cooperative development programme, an Interregional Programme to Support Self-reliance of Indigenous and Tribal Communities through Cooperatives and other Self-help Organizations (INDISCO), to support application of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 189).

  5. A Pilot Project on Child Workers Engaged in Scavenging in Metro Manila

    1 August 1989 - 31 December 1991

    The pilot project is a technical cooperation programme between the Philippine Government and the International Labour Organization, implemented by the Department of Labor and Employment. The project has tested a programmatic and organizational approach to address the problems of child workers in the pilot site.