Technical assistance projects

  1. Labour standards in global supply chains: A programme for action in Asia and the garment sector in Pakistan

    1 December 2014 - 31 March 2019,

    In collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains: A Programme of Action for Asia and the Garment Sector (LSGSC) project has addressed critical challenges relating to labour standards and working conditions in garment sector global supply chains (GSCs) in the Asia region, focusing on the project’s three target countries: Cambodia, Indonesia and Pakistan, as well as through global and regional components.

  2. Improving industrial relations for decent work and sustainable development of the textile and garment industry in Ethiopia

    1 September 2015 - 31 December 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  3. GSP+ beneficiary countries to effectively implement International Labour Standards and comply with reporting obligations

    24 November 2016 - 24 November 2018, Manila, Philippines

    The project, funded by the European Commission, contributes to better application of freedom of association and right to collective bargaining in the Philippines, focusing on measures to better address allegations concerning violation of workers’ rights in the context civil liberties.

  4. International Study on Social Dialogue

    1 January - 31 August 2018,

    The goal of the Global Deal Flagship Report is to provide an international portrait of the state of social dialogue to identify challenges and opportunities, promote exchange of ideas and experiences, discuss joint projects and solutions and provide solid evidence to policy-makers and stakeholders.

  5. Best Practices on Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations

    1 November 2017 - 31 March 2018,

    Planned activities: Undertake research to collect best practices on social dialogue and industrial relations processes and mechanisms targeting mainly Global Deal associated partners. Purpose and objectives of the activities against which the results will be reported: Selected governments, workers and employers' organisations at national and global levels, private sector companies and multinationals. Target groups: Identify best practices focusing on social dialogue and industrial relations and coordinate national and international consultants to carry out timely research to highlight case studies in support of the Global Deal.

  6. Promoting worker rights and competitiveness in Egyptian export industries

    1 October 2011 - 31 July 2017,

    The Project aims to contribute to the promotion of decent work in Egypt by supporting improved compliance with fundamental principles and rights at work. Accordingly, the main focus of the Project is to improve workplace cooperation and labour law compliance through capacity building and joint training programmes for both, employers and workers in labour-intensive export sectors.

  7. Improving industrial relations in Cambodia's garment industry

    1 January 2014 - 31 March 2017,

    The project aims to improve industrial relations in the garment industry through a mixture of policy advice and capacity building in selected enterprises at the industry level and at the national level.

  8. Promoting social dialogue in Macedonia

    1 October 2014 - 30 September 2016,

    This project aims to assist the country in strengthening tripartite and bipartite social dialogue through institutional and legislative improvement along with activities aimed at strengthening the capacities of government, employers’ organizations and trade unions to engage effectively in social dialogue.

  9. Support the development of industrial relations, wage fixing and labour law implementation in Vietnam

    1 October 2012 - 30 September 2016,

    Following the adoption of a new Labour Code and Trade Union Law in 2012, the Project's overall objective is to support the implementation of these laws and enhance the compliance of regulations and practices with international labour standards.

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

    13 August 2014 - 29 February 2016,