Programmes and projects

  1. Support to build a national social protection in Myanmar

    The ILO’s work on social protection in Myanmar follows a two-dimensional extension strategy which aims at establishing a nationally defined social protection floor for all (horizontal dimension) and progressively ensuring higher levels of social security to as many people as possible (vertical dimension).

  2. Promoting Freedom of Association in Myanmar

    To support Myanmar in its democratic transition, the project Promoting Freedom of Association and Social Dialogue in Myanmar was launched in October 2013. The project aims to improve democratic governance through improved labour market policies and strengthened institutions and actors.

  3. Building an evidence base on human trafficking in vulnerable sectors in Myanmar

    The activities under the project aims at expanding the knowledge and evidence on the nature and magnitude of human trafficking in the country.

  4. Improving Labour Market Data Sources in Myanmar thought support to the National Labour Force, Child Labour and School-to-Work Transition Survey

    The Project plans to rapidly enhance the labour statistics system and statistical capacity of Myanmar to collect reliable, sex-disaggregated labour market statistics through labour force surveys, by providing support to its first ever comprehensive LFS since 1990. The survey will include components on child labour and on youth, both policy priorities in Myanmar, using, respectively, the ILO child labour and school-to-work transition methodologies.

  5. The Tripartite Action to Protect the Rights of Migrant Workers within and from the Greater Mekong Sub-region

    The project aims to strengthen the formulation and implementation of recruitment and labour protection policies and practices, to ensure safer migration resulting in decent work. The project engages the tripartite constituents in all of its objectives – strengthening policy and legislation, building capacity of stakeholders and providing services to migrant workers.

  6. Reinforcing capacities of the Government and social partners to build a Garment Sector industry development strategy

    This project aims to promote decent work by reinforcing capacities of the Government and social partners and creating the conditions to define a Garment Sector industry development strategy respectful of Labour Standards and that addresses social and labour issues allowing the sound and inclusive development of the sector.

  7. Towards a Mutual Recognition of Skills in CLM (Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Myanmar) Countries for AEC 2015 and Beyond

    The project aims to promote the mobility of skilled labour through the Mutually Recognized Skills Framework (MRS) to accelerate the economic integration of the CLM countries (Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic Republic and Myanmar) for the AEC 2015 and beyond.

  8. Raising awareness: Forced Labour features through images in Myanmar

    The project aims at eliminating all forms of forced labour through awareness-raising on forced labour issues, reinforcing the ILO’s complaints mechanism and promoting community empowerment. Through the project a media development strategy will be developed, involving a series of short films, radio program and billboard advertising campaign.

  9. Eradication of all forms of forced labour in Myanmar

    This project aims to provide support to the Myanmar Strategic Action Plan for the elimination of forced labour by 2015 with a focus on the continued application of the ILO complaints mechanism including specific action required to sustain discharge of underage recruits including those designated as deserters.