Projects

2022

  1. ACCEL Africa Project

    Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa (ACCEL Africa)

    15 November 2018 - 15 November 2022, Budget: EUR 23,500,000 - RAF/18/08/NLD

  2. MAP16

    MAP16 Project: Measurement, awareness-raising and policy engagement to accelerate action against child labour and forced labour

    2 January 2017 - 30 September 2022, Budget: US$ 20,000,000 - GLO/18/29/USA

  3. Clear Cotton Project on Child Labour and Forced labour

    CLEAR Cotton Global Project

    1 March 2018 - 28 February 2022, Budget: EUR 7,500,000 - GLO/17/15/EUR

2021

  1. Project

    Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) – Phase II

    1 November 2018 - 31 October 2021,

    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 include Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Nepal, the Philippines, Tunisia and Qatar.

2020

  1. Forced labour

    From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (Bridge Project)

    1 September 2015 - 2 September 2020, Budget: US$ 14,395,138 - GLO/15/26/USA - PER/15/50/USA - NPL/15/53/USA

    This project aims to support global and national efforts to combat forced labour under the 2014 ILO Protocol and Recommendation on Forced Labour.

2019

  1. Child labour: Viet Nam

    Prevent and reduce child labour in Viet Nam

    15 December 2014 - 31 December 2019, Budget: US$ 8,000,000 - VIE/14/04/USA

  2. Child labour: South-South Cooperation Brazil

    South-South Cooperation for the promotion of decent work in cotton-producing countries in Africa and Latin America

    1 January 2015 - 30 July 2019, Budget: US$ 6,864,706 - GLO/14/45/BRA

  3. Child labour: South-South Cooperation Brazil

    South-South Cooperation: Strategies for accelerating the Pace of Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour

    1 January 2015 - 30 July 2019, Budget: US$ 692,518 - INT/15/01/BRA

  4. Child labour

    Convening Stakeholders to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (COSTREC-ASGM)

    11 December 2015 - 10 April 2019, Budget: US$ 5,000,000 - GLO/15/30/USA, GHA/16/50/USA, PHL/16/50/USA, , GLO/16/52/USA

2018

  1. Child labour: Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

    Project to strengthen policies and programmes to prevent and remediate child labour in the Primark apparel supply chain

    18 November 2015 - 31 December 2018, Budget: US$ 378,053 - GLO/14/35/PRI

  2. Child labour: ARISE II

    ARISE II - Global Training Programme: Elimination of child labour in tobacco-growing communities

    1 January 2015 - 31 December 2018, Budget: US$ 4,773,917 - GLO/14/33/JTI - BRA/14/02/JTI - ZAM/14/02/JTI - URT/14/04/JTI - MLW/14/01/JTI

  3. Forced labour

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

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2018, Budget: £ 8,300,000 - RAS/13/55/UKM

    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.

  4. Child labour: Latin America Regional Initiative

    Apoyo a la iniciativa regional para América Latina y el Caribe libre de trabajo infantil

    21 April 2015 - 20 April 2018, Budget: US$ 325,027 - RLA/15/01/SPA

2017

  1. Child labour: in Seasonal Agriculture

    An Integrated Model for the Elimination of Worst Forms of Child Labour (WFCL) in Seasonal Agriculture in Hazelnut Harvesting in Turkey

    1 July 2015 - 31 December 2017, Budget: US$ 702,814 - TUR/15/02/CAB

  2. Child labour: Child Labour Platform (CLP)

    Child Labour Platform (CLP)

    24 October 2014 - 31 December 2017, Budget: US$ 159,000 - GLO/14/39/MUL

  3. Child labour: in tobacco-growing

    Strengthening social dialogue in selected countries to combat hazardous child labour in tobacco-growing

    1 June 2015 - 31 December 2017, Budget: US$ 2,998,974 - GLO/15/06/ECT

  4. Child labour: My-PEC

    Myanmar Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (My-PEC)

    30 December 2013 - 31 December 2017, Budget: US$ 5,000,000 - MMR/13/10/USA

  5. Child labour

    Global research on child labour measurement and policy development (MAP)

    1 November 2013 - 30 November 2017, Budget: US$ 7,000,000 - GLO/13/21/USA

  6. Child labour: CLEAR Project

    Country level engagement and assistance to reduce child labour (CLEAR)

    1 November 2013 - 30 November 2017, Budget: US$ 7,700,000 - GLO/13/22/USA

  7. Child labour: GAP 11

    Global Action Programme (GAP) on Child Labour Issues

    30 September 2011 - 31 March 2017, Budget: US$ 15,900,000 - GLO/11/11/USA

2016

  1. Child labour

    Building effective policies against child labor in Ecuador and Panama

    1 December 2012 - 31 December 2016, Budget: US$ 3,500,000 - RLA/12/07/USA

  2. Forced labour

    Consolidating and Disseminating Efforts to Combat Forced Labour in Brazil and Peru

    27 December 2012 - 26 December 2016, Budget: US$ 5,370,000 - RLA/12/09/USA

    The overall purpose of the project is to strengthen efforts to combat forced labour in Brazil and Peru.

  3. Child labour: PROMOTE Project

    PROMOTE: Decent Work for Domestic Workers to End Child Domestic Work

    1 May 2014 - 30 June 2016, Budget: US$ 4,999,970 - INS/12/12/USA

  4. Child labour

    Social protection for families of children at risk of exploitative employment in selected locations on the plantations

    1 May 2014 - 30 June 2016, Budget: US$ 149,974 - SRL/14/50/JPN

  5. Child labour: ACHIEVE Project

    Towards Achieving the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour as Priority (ACHIEVE)

    1 June 2013 - 30 June 2016, Budget: US$ 582,000 - NEP/13/01/DAN

  6. Child labour

    Moving towards a Child Labour Free Jordan

    31 December 2010 - 31 March 2016, Budget: US$ 4,040,000 - JOR/10/50/USA

  7. Freedom of association

    Promoting Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in the Zambian Mining Sector

    13 August 2014 - 29 February 2016,

  8. Forced labour

    Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    1 February 2013 - 31 January 2016, Budget: £ 8,300,000 - GLO/12/28/EEC

    The project seeks to promote the human and labour rights of migrant domestic workers worldwide by addressing the challenges that make migrant domestic workers particularly vulnerable to the risks of exploitation and abuse.

2015

  1. Child labour

    Prevención y erradicación del trabajo infantil y sus peores formas en hogares beneficiarios del programa "Progresando con solidaridad"

    1 October 2013 - 31 December 2015, Budget: US$ 200,000 - DOM/13/03/DOM

  2. Child labour

    Combating worst forms of child labour by reinforcing policy response and promoting sustainable livelihoods and educational opportunities (CWCLP) in Egypt

    1 January 2011 - 31 December 2015, Budget: US$ 580,526 - EGY/11/01/WF

  3. Child labour

    Creating a Protective Environment for Children in Cocoa Growing Communities through CLMS and Advocacy Interventions

    31 October 2012 - 31 December 2015, Budget: US$ 1,000,000 - IVC/12/01/MAS

  4. Bangladesh: Freedom of association and collective bargaining

    Improving Labour Law Compliance and Building Sound Labour Practices in the Export Oriented Shrimp Sector in Bangladesh

    1 August 2013 - 31 December 2015,

  5. Global: Freedom of association and collective bargaining

    Promoting the right to freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining

    1 July 2014 - 31 December 2015,

  6. Freedom of association

    Promoting the Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining in Philippines

    1 July 2014 - 31 December 2015,

  7. Freedom of association

    Promoting the Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining in Sri Lanka

    1 July 2014 - 31 December 2015,

  8. Freedom of association

    Promoting the Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining (Phase II) in Zambia

    1 July 2014 - 31 December 2015,

  9. Freedom of association

    Promoting the Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining (Phase II) in China

    1 July 2014 - 31 December 2015,

    The project Promoting the Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining – Phase II works with the tripartite constituents in twelve target countries (Bolivia, Brazil, China, Jordan, Kenya, Malawi, Niger, the Philippines, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Togo & Zambia) and at the global level to advance the realization of the ILO’s fundamental principles and rights of freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  10. Freedom of association

    Promoting the Right to Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective Bargaining (Phase II) in Bolivia and Jordan

    1 July 2014 - 31 December 2015,

  11. Discrimination: PRIDE Project

    Gender identity and sexual orientation: Promoting rights, diversity and equality in the world of work (PRIDE)

    1 May 2012 - 31 December 2015, Budget: US$ 340,000 - GLO/12/52/NOR

  12. Discrimination

    Towards Pay Equity in Jordan

    1 May 2012 - 31 December 2015, Budget: US$ 150,000 - JOR/12/50/NOR

  13. Forced labour: FLARE Project

    Forced Labour Action in the Asian Region (FLARE) Phase II

    1 January 2014 - 31 December 2015, Budget: US$ 1,000,000 - RAS/13/64/IRL

    The FLARE project aims to strengthen the capacities of the national institutions to prevent and address forced labour in East and South-East Asia.

  14. Child labour

    Prevention and Elimination of Child Labour in the Americas

    1 August 2009 - 30 November 2015, Budget: US$ 4,048,788 - RLA/09/53/BRA

  15. Child labour: ARISE I Zambia

    ARISE I: A Programme to combat child labour in tobacco-growing communities in Zambia

    1 November 2012 - 31 October 2015, Budget: US$ 1,600,000 - ZAM/12/55/JTI

  16. Freedom of association

    Promoting Freedom of Association and Social Dialogue in Myanmar

    1 October 2013 - 30 September 2015,

  17. Freedom of association

    Promoting workers' rights and labour relations in export oriented industries in Bangladesh

    1 June 2013 - 31 August 2015,

  18. Child labour

    Lutte pour la protection des droits des enfants contre la violence et les pires formes de travail des enfants, victimes de l'exploitation sexuelle des enfants à des fins commerciales dans les régions de Diana et Atsimo Andrefana (Madagascar)

    1 January 2014 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 150,324 - MAG/13/03/CEF

  19. Child labour

    Strengthening human security in the border communities of Turkana (Kenya)

    1 July 2012 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 741,616 - KEN/12/02/HSF

  20. Child labour: PROACT CAR Project

    Combating child labour in Central Asia: Commitment becomes action (PROACT CAR)

    1 January 2011 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 2,741,243 - RER/11/51/FRG

  21. Child labour: Child Labour Platform

    Support for the Child Labour Platform of the UN Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group

    1 September 2013 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 240,685 - GLO/13/08/NET

  22. Freedom of association

    Promoting Good Labour Market Governance and Fundamental Rights at Work in Morocco

    25 September 2012 - 30 June 2015,

  23. Child labour: PALOP Project

    Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Lusophone Countries in Africa (PALOP)

    1 January 2012 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 450,000 - RAF/12/50/BRA

  24. Forced labour

    Towards stronger measures to combat abusive labour recruitment and to prevent human trafficking

    1 October 2013 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 500,000 - GLO/13/24/USA

    The present proposal aims to address regulatory and enforcement gaps with regards to contemporary labour recruitment practices within and across national jurisdictions as part of a broader strategy to prevent human trafficking.

  25. Child labour and education

    Combating child labour through education in Bolivia, Indonesia, Mali and Uganda

    1 September 2010 - 30 June 2015, Budget: US$ 6,594,884 - INT/10/07/NET

  26. Child labour

    Combatting WFCL in seasonal commercial agriculture in hazelnut harvesting

    1 April 2013 - 1 June 2015, Budget: US$ 498,514 - TUR/13/01/CAB

  27. Child labour

    Elimination of worst forms of child labour in seasonal commercial agriculture in hazelnut harvesting in Ordu (Turkey)

    1 December 2012 - 1 June 2015, Budget: US$ 300,411 - TUR/12/02/NET

  28. Child labour

    Conference in Malawi on Child labour in Agriculture

    1 September 2011 - 31 March 2015, Budget: US$ 465,043 - MLW/11/01/ECT

  29. Child labour: CCP Project

    Towards child labour free cocoa growing communities (CCP)

    31 December 2010 - 31 March 2015, Budget: US$ 1,000,000 - RAF/10/54/USA

  30. Freedom of association

    Develop social dialogue institutions and mechanisms that promote and advocate the realization of core labour rights in Colombia

    30 August 2013 - 28 February 2015,

  31. Bangladesh: Freedom of association and collective bargaining

    Promoting fundamental principles and rights at work in Bangladesh

    1 October 2011 - 28 February 2015,

2014

  1. Child labour: ARISE I

    ARISE I: A Programme to combat child labour in tobacco-growing communities

    1 September 2011 - 31 December 2014, Budget: US$ 4,726,000 - GLO/11/52/JTI, BRA/11/50/JTI, MLW/11/50/JTI, ZAM/12/55/JTI

  2. Child labour

    Expanding the evidence base and reinforcing policy research for scaling-up and accelerating action against child labour

    1 September 2010 - 31 December 2014, Budget: US$ 389,308 - GLO/10/55/USA

  3. Freedom of association

    Promoting Fundamental Rights and Strengthening Labour Market Governance in the Maldives

    1 September 2011 - 31 December 2014,

  4. Forced labour

    Action to prevent and prosecute human trafficking in Guatemala

    1 October 2012 - 30 September 2014, Budget: US$ 500,000 - GUA/12/01/USA

    The project aims to enhance the institutional capacities of key stakeholders to enforce the new TIP legal framework, through a victim-centered approach, providing protection and assistance to victims of TIP and forced labor and to those groups most vulnerable to exploitation, especially indigenous peoples.

  5. Child labour: ECOWAS II Project

    Eliminating child labour in West Africa and strengthening sub-regional cooperation through ECOWAS II

    31 December 2010 - 30 April 2014, Budget: US$ 5,000,000 - RAF/10/53/USA

  6. Child labour: ECOWAS I Project

    Eliminating child labour in West Africa and strengthening sub-regional cooperation through ECOWAS I

    30 September 2009 - 30 April 2014, Budget: US$ 7,950,000 - RAF/09/51/USA

2013

  1. Child labour and education

    Tackling child labour through education in African, Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) States (TACKLE)

    1 March 2008 - 31 August 2013, Budget: US$ 16,000,000 - INT/05/24/EEC

2012

  1. Lusophone Project

    Eliminating child labour in Lusophone countries

    31 December 2010 - 31 December 2012, Budget: US$ 500,000 - RAF/10/55/USA

  2. Uganda SNAP Project

    Support of the Uganda National Action Plan (SNAP)

    30 September 2008 - 30 November 2012, Budget: US$ 4,791,000 - UGA/08/50/USA

  3. Project

    Support to the Government of Zambia for the Implementation of Policy and the National Plan of Action against Human Trafficking

    1 November 2009 - 31 October 2012,

    Recognising the value of coordinated and collaborative programmes of support to the Government of Zambia, the UN Country Team has established a joint programme against human trafficking, involving ILO, IOM, and UNICEF. The objective of this programme is to contribute to the protection of people (especially children and women) from the harmful effects of trafficking by supporting implementation of Government’s policy and action plan against trafficking.

  4. Project

    Prevention of trafficking in persons through improved management of labour migration in Sri Lanka

    1 October 2009 - 30 September 2012,

    The overall goal of the project is to promote decent work in “conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity” for women and children employed as domestic or unskilled workers abroad, reducing their vulnerability to rights violations as victims of trafficking for labour exploitation.

  5. Project

    ESF/XENOS-Project "Berlin Alliance against Human Trafficking into Labour Exploitation"

    1 July 2009 - 30 June 2012,

    Joint project between the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Confederation of German Trade Unions (DGB), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Berlin Senate Department for Integration, Work and Social Issues (SenIAS)

2011

  1. Project

    Development of a comprehensive anti-trafficking response in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia - Second Phase

    1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011,

    The project seeks to contribute to the progressive reduction of trafficking in human beings in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia through capacity building and provision of protection and assistance to actual and potential victims.

  2. Project

    Core support for SAP-FL - Ireland

    1 January 2005 - 31 July 2011,

    Provides core support to the Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour

  3. Project

    Eradicating forced labour from global supply chains through social dialogue

    1 January 2010 - 31 July 2011,

    The project will strengthen management capacity of Brazilian suppliers and U.S. buyers to reduce risks of trafficking and forced labor, while enhancing the National Pact to Combat Forced Labor, launched in 2005.

  4. Project

    Reducing Vulnerability to Bondage in India through Promotion of Decent Work

    31 March 2008 - 31 March 2011,

    The overall objective of the project is to reduce vulnerability of workers to bondage situations in brick manufacturing and rice mill sectors in Tamil Nadu by achieving a significant improvement in living and working conditions for women and men workers and their family members.

2010

  1. Project

    Business Case Studies on Forced Labour

    1 August - 31 December 2010,

    The overarching theme is that business can and must play a central role in fighting coercive labour practices. The broader aim of the project is to showcase the effective engagement of companies (both MNEs and their suppliers) as they address challenges that are faced by many companies in the global economy.

  2. Project

    Core support for SAP-FL - Netherlands

    20 November 2006 - 31 August 2010,

    Provides core support to the Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour

  3. Project

    Building a Global Alliance against Forced Labour and Human Trafficking

    1 December 2006 - 31 August 2010,

    Provides core support to the Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour

  4. Project

    Eliminating Forced Labour and Trafficking in Jordan

    26 February 2009 - 26 August 2010,

    The project seeks to strengthen government law enforcement capacity to identify, investigate and prosecute offences for forced labour and human trafficking; and support the establishment of an efficient and regulated recruitment mechanism.

  5. Project

    Promoting the Elimination of Bonded Labour in Pakistan (PEBLIP)

    1 March 2007 - 1 April 2010,

    The present project is an expansion and continuation of on-going technical cooperation under taken by ILO in Pakistan since 2001.

  6. Project

    Capacity Building, Information and Awareness Raising towards Promoting Orderly Migration in the Western Balkans

    1 February 2008 - 31 January 2010,

    The project seeks to contribute to existing efforts towards promoting orderly migration within and from the Western Balkans

2009

  1. Project

    Development of a comprehensive anti-trafficking response in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia

    18 December 2006 - 31 December 2009,

    The project seeks to contribute to the progressive reduction of trafficking in human beings in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia through capacity building and empowerment of actual and potential victims.

  2. Project

    Community development through employment creation and improved migration management in Tajikistan

    1 June 2007 - 30 June 2009,

    The proposed project aims to improve the overall security situation in Tajikistan with particular emphasis on socio-economic and personal security needs of people on the move and of women who were left behind without income.

  3. Project

    Economic and social empowerment of returned victims of trafficking in Thailand and the Philippines

    1 May 2006 - 30 April 2009,

    In Southeast Asia, Thailand and the Philippines are among the countries facing serious problems of trafficking in persons. In both countries, many of the women migrating have been recruited not knowing the living and working conditions they would need to endure nor the extent of debt that they would have to bear. Deception is the most common method used to lure victims, using false promises related to the nature of work, the income and working conditions.

  4. Project

    Forced Labour and Trafficking In Jordan - A Pilot Programme on the Qualified Industrial Zones

    1 April 2007 - 31 March 2009,

    The project seeks to improve the law enforcement capacity of the government against trafficking for labour exploitation, with a particular focus on the export-oriented factories in Jordan’s Qualified Industrial Zones (QIZ), where there have been recent reports of severe labour exploitation which in the worst cases could amount to criminal trafficking.

  5. Project

    Capacity building for migration management in China

    1 October 2007 - 1 March 2009,

    The ‘Capacity Building for Migration Management in China’ Project is co-implemented by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in close partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, and the Ministry of Public Security of the People's Republic of China. This project is principally financed by the European Commission, with co-funding from the Italian Ministry of Interior and the United Kingdom Border Agency. The project seeks to promote cooperation between China and the EU in field of migration through the exchange of expertise, information and personnel. The components of the project include raising awareness of the risks associated with irregular migration.

  6. Project

    Elimination of human trafficking from Moldova and Ukraine through labour market based measures

    11 November 2006 - 11 February 2009,

    The project offers a long-term perspective against trafficking in human beings in Moldova and Ukraine by addressing gaps in the current implementation of National Action Plans against Human Trafficking.

2008

  1. Project

    Slave Labour in Brazil

    1 January - 31 December 2008,

  2. Project

    Revitalizing public-private partnerships against trafficking and forced labour in East Asia

    1 July 2007 - 31 December 2008,

    Mongolia, Vietnam, China

  3. Project

    Combating forced labour and discrimination in Africa

    1 March 2006 - 30 September 2008,

    Niger, one of the world’s most poverty-stricken nations, is one of a few African countries to have recognised a forced labour problem linked in large part to discrimination against people of slave descent.

  4. Project

    Forced labour, discrimination and poverty reduction among indigenous peoples in Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay

    1 March 2006 - 30 September 2008,

    Recent ILO research indicates that forced labour affects at least 1.3 million people in Latin America. In-depth field research in the rural areas of Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru, has confirmed earlier perceptions that indigenous people are particularly vulnerable to a form of forced labour called debt bondage.

  5. Project

    Combating trafficking in persons in Brazil

    1 October 2005 - 1 September 2008,

    Joint Project IPEC SAP-FL

  6. Project

    Enhancing communities’ capacity in Nigeria and Ghana to combat human trafficking

    1 July 2007 - 31 July 2008,

    The project is linked to Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCP) currently being developed between Nigeria, Ghana and the ILO.

2007

  1. Project

    Combating Forced Labour in Brazil

    1 April 2002 - 31 December 2007,

    In spite of recent progress, forced labour in Brazil remains a serious problem to be given top priority. The Project has produced indicators of relative success, which have been further enhanced by the new Government's recent launch of the National Plan to Abolish Forced Labour aimed at amplifying partners, engaging important stakeholders, and defining responsibilities.