The ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia implements, in close partnership with its constituents, a number of programmes and projects covering the four areas of the decent work agenda.

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  1. Strengthening the Trade Unions Response to HIV/AIDS in the Workplace Education Programme in China

    2 January 2008 - 15 September 2011

    The programme will cooperate with All China Federation of Trade Unions to reduce HIV related stigma and discrimination, change risk behaviours among target migrant workers and promote HIV / sexually transmitted infections related service uptakes in Yunnan, Guangdong, Anhui and Xinjiang.

  2. Promoting the Employability and Employment of Persons with Disabilities through Effective Legislation Project Phase III

    1 August 2008 - 1 July 2011

    PhaseIII of the project “Promoting the Employability and Employment of Persons with Disabilities through Effective Legislation (PEPDEL) aims to enable the Chinese governments, social partners and disability advocates to participate in the process of preparing laws and policies, implementation and enforcement measures for the ratification and implementation of ILO Convention No. 159 concerning the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities and of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

  3. Promoting Equality at Work in China

    1 June 2010 - 30 June 2011

    The project will enable the ILO to work with government and civil society organizations in China to promote non-discrimination and equality in employment opportunity and treatment, through capacity building activities and sharing of knowledge and good practice. The project builds on the experience and lessons learned by the ILO in carrying technical cooperation activities targeting various groups for equality promotion in the country, including the most recent project to support and promote the application of Convention No. 111.

  4. Climate Change Partnership Framework

    1 July 2008 - 30 April 2011

    The China Climate Change Partnership Framework (CCPF) is the first Joint Programme of its kind on climate change in China and was the only programme under the Spanish MDG Achievement Fund which was granted the maximum funding allocation possible.It brings together the work of nine UN Agencies in close coordination and partnership with their ten government counterparts. ILO joined this efforts to promote green jobs in China.

  5. Promoting Livelihoods for Persons with Disabilities: Enhanced Skills for Employability and Policy Application

    1 May 2010 - 30 April 2011

    The main purpose of the project is to increase income levels of people with disabilities through enhancing skills and employability as well as improving the impact of the new legal framework for promotion of employment of people with disabilities.

  6. Livelihood Recovery Project in Sichuan

    1 January 2010 - 30 April 2011

    Livelihood Recovery Project in Sichuan is to help 5,000 farmers who lost their farmland and 600 disabled farmers or their family members due to the 2008 earthquake, to increase their income and employment viability through “Start and Improve Your Business” (SIYB) training and vocational training, meanwhile, to help Red Cross develop their capacity to plan and implement employment promotion projects, especially in vocational training and “Start and Improve Your Business” (SIYB) training.


  1. Support to Promote and Apply ILO Convention No. 111

    1 January 2008 - 31 December 2010

    The project aims to promote compliance with ILO Convention No. 111 in China in order to achieve equal employment opportunity and treatment for all workers. The project will build the capacity of ILO contituents and other social partners to promote equality at work, endeavor to improve laws and policies, labour contracts and enterprise level agreements to promote the application of fundamental principles and rights with an emphasis on non-discrimination and equality, and establish a knowledge base for knowledge and information sharing on non-discrimination.

  2. Improve Employment Service for People Living with HIV and AIDS

    1 January 2009 - 31 August 2010

    The programme will cooperate with local Department of Human Resources and Social Security in Yunnan and establish a mechanism for local NGOs to refer unemployed people living with HIV to join the government programme on "Start and Improve Your Business".

  3. Capacity Building for Migration Management in China

    1 April 2008 - 30 June 2010

    The Project seeks to enhance the knowledge-sharing and understanding of respective migration systems between relevant Chinese and European Union authorities, as well as to promote cooperation between the two sides in migration field via the exchange of expertise, information and personnel.

  4. Support to the Proposed National Sub-programme to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labour: Time-Bound Measures

    30 September 2005 - 31 May 2010

    The project aims at strengthening the enabling environment for national action against the worst forms of child labour and developing the area based integrated interventions model to elimainte the worst forms of child labour at the local level by removing and preventing at least 6000 boys and girls at risk or engaged in the worst forms of child labour.