Projects: forced labour

  1. Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME)

    15 January 2017 - 14 December 2021

    The REFRAME project is a European Union-funded global action aiming at preventing and reducing abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, and maximizing the protection of migrant workers in the recruitment process and their contribution to development. The project seeks to support the dissemination and operationalization of the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, at global, regional and national level, and is implemented under the framework of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative .

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

    2 January 2017 - 30 September 2022

  3. Convening Actors to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT)

    11 December 2015 - 31 October 2019

    Funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL), the four-year project will address child labour, decent work deficits and working conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) in the Philippines, specifically in Camarines Norte as pilot province.

  4. Convening Actors to Develop and Implement Strategies to Reduce Child Labour and Improve Working Conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT)

    11 December 2015 - 10 October 2019

    Funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL), the four-year project will address child labour, decent work deficits and working conditions in Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) in the Ghana, specifically in Ashanti and Western regions in two districts-Adansi-North District and Aowin Municipal respectively.

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

    1 September 2015 - 2 January 2022

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

  6. From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labour (The Bridge Project) Nepal

    1 September 2015 - 2 January 2022

    The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the relevant Ministries and stakeholders, to develop, implement and monitor policies and national action plans on forced labour, provide capacity building to improve law enforcement, and support for public awareness campaigns to address all forms of forced labour.

  7. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR)

    1 August 2015 - 31 July 2018

    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 for pilot projects include Tunisia, Jordan, Nepal and the Philippines.

  8. Third Party Monitoring on Child and Forced Labour in Uzbekistan

    1 April 2015 - 30 September 2021

    The ILO has cooperated with the Government and social partners of Uzbekistan on child and forced labour since 2013. The parties agreed to an ILO monitoring on child labour in cotton harvest during September - October 2013. In addition, Uzbek constituents and the ILO initiated cooperation on the application of Convention No. 105. The following year, in 2014, monitoring of child labour was undertaken by national teams, while discussions with the ILO on forced labour issues continued. Both items were included in the Decent Work Country Programme signed in April 2014.

  9. South-South Cooperation for the Protection of the Rights of Migrant Workers in Latin America and the Caribbean Region

    1 March 2015 - 31 August 2016

    The project aims to promote the effective recognition of the rights of migrant workers in Latin America and the Caribbean region, through the sharing of good practices and the strengthening of policies and actions that aim to protect the rights of migrant workers in the countries involved in the initiative.

  10. Fair recruitment of Guatemalan migrant workers in Mexico through South-South Cooperation

    1 March - 31 December 2015

    Global migration flows are increasingly including a strong South-South connotation. Labour mobility from one country to another has a key role to play in economic development and mutual growth of both the receiving and sending countries.