Projects on labour migration


  1. 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.

  2. Asian Programme on the Governance of Labour Migration

    1 January 2006 - 30 April 2009

    This programme, which is supported by the European Union, aims to promote dialogue and cooperation related to improved management of labour migration, with a particular emphasis on gender and rights. Its goal is to combat the exploitation and abuse of migrant workers in the Asian region.

  3. 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.


  1. Combating Forced Labour and Trafficking of Indonesian Migrant Workers

    1 September 2006 - 31 August 2008

    This project aims to protect migrant domestic workers from Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore & Hong Kong

  2. Employment, vocational training opportunities and migration policy measures to prevent and reduce trafficking in women

    1 October 2003 - 30 June 2008

    The capacity building component of the project related to the strengthening of migration policy management and the development of a system of regulation of the activities of private job placement agencies is complemented with small community-based pilot schemes providing to women victims of trafficking or potential victims with training or employment opportunities.

  3. Capacity building for return, reintegration and temporary migration of afghan workers and their protection

    1 May 2006 - 30 June 2008

    The ILO has been working with the UNHCR since 2004 in its efforts to seek a durable and comprehensive solution to the problem of Afghan displacement. This technical cooperation project was a follow up to the research phase on the Afghan displaced population in Iran and Pakistan and returnees in Afghanistan.

  4. ILO/Japan Cross-border Movement of Labour Project

    1 January 2007 - 31 January 2008

    n 2007, the project has been implementing its programme of activities taking into consideration the decent work country programmes and the regional plan of actions for labour migration.


  1. Technical assistance to better regulate migratory flows from Senegal, Mauritania and Mali to Spain

    1 November 2006 - 30 June 2007

    The ILO has recently started the implementation of a project covering Senegal, Mauritania and Mali also designed to support efforts to maximise social and economic benefits of migration for the region of the Sahel, for Spain, and for migrant workers, in line with the principles of equality and non discrimination.


  1. Promoting equality in diversity: Integration in Europe

    1 February 2004 - 30 June 2006

    With the financial support of the EU, ILO and partners implemented a project aiming to support broad community engagement throughout European Union member countries in facilitating integration of and combating discrimination against immigrants by disseminating effective practice, identifying indicators of integration, developing evaluation tools, and convening social partner networking.

  2. Project on labour migration as an instrument of development and integration in East Africa, West Africa and North Africa

    1 August 2004 - 30 June 2006

    The project is a reflection of a number of requests to the ILO for cooperation on labour migration management, reiterated by West African stakeholders at the International Migration Policy Seminar for West Africa in Dakar (December 2001) and by representatives of East African States at the International Migration Policy Seminar for East Africa and the Horn of Africa in Nairobi (May 2002).