The ILO operates a wide range of programmes and projects in Asia Pacific focusing on relief and development challenges. The overall purpose of this technical cooperation is to support implementation of the Decent Work agenda in each country.
The ILO STAGE Programme is to reduce poverty and promote economic growth, building national capacity to deliver a demand driven enterprise and skills training, and contributing to the establishment and development of income generating activities within communities.
3 May 2004 - 31 December 2006
Domestic work is common in the Philippines. Domestic workers are employed in private households, often isolated from their own families and networks. They sweep floors, wash dishes and care for children, but are hidden from the public, for the most part unregistered and poorly covered by labour laws and social protection schemes.
1 October 2003 - 31 December 2022
The ILO/Korea Partnership Programme, which has been operational since 2004, works to support the aims of the Asian Decent Work Decade. In particular it focuses on the regional priority areas of competitiveness, productivity and jobs; labour market governance and social protection; and labour migration.
1 September 2003 - 31 October 2008
Working to Prevent Human Trafficking and Labour Exploitation
1 January 2003 - 1 October 2007
An ILO methodology for promoting socio-economic development in poor rural communities. It emphasis the central role of knowledge and skills in modern day employment growth and competitiveness and, thereby, also the crucial role of training as part of an integrated package of actions to create new economic and employment opportunities for the poor, the unemployed and the otherwise disadvantaged. It is a tool for poverty reduction not just poverty alleviation.
1 January 2003 - 1 June 2005
The STEP project aimed to provide better quality of life to informal economy workers and their families through better access to health care.
2 September 2002 - 31 August 2007
The ILO-IPEC Project in support of the Philippine Time-Bound Programme is the first and most significant contribution toward the elimination of the worst forms of child labour. It has been designed to leverage resources, and to link up with national and international programmes for the benefit of Filipino boys and girls.
4 June 2001 - 31 December 2006
To improve their living conditions, poor people require access to employment and basic goods and services. They can improve their situation through national and local investment in infrastructure that provides jobs.
15 January 2001 - 31 December 2003
The PROCEED project is designed to expand the coverage from individual vocational and enterprise training programmes to organizing communities for purposes of enhancing local economic systems to enhance income-generation and self-employment and to help address the chronic issue of poverty in the conflicted areas in Mindanao.
1 January 2001 - 31 December 2015
Better Factories Cambodia aims to improve working conditions in Cambodia’s export garment factories. It combines independent monitoring with finding solutions (through suggestions to management), training, advice and information.
15 July 1998 - 31 December 2000
The Project is one of the various components of the a SPCPD-NEDA-UN Multi-donor Assistance Programme. It is funded by the governments of Soain and Belgium. It was designed specifically to support the three-year peace agreement between the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP).
Local Development through Infrastructure Investments and Jobs - Advisory Support, Information Services and Training Programme (ASIST-AP)
1 January 1998 - 31 December 2009
The programme works to develop and mainstream local resource-based strategies for sustainable development and poverty reduction. It is currently operational in 15 countries in the region.
Interregional Programme to Support Self-Reliance of Indigenous and Tribal Communities through Cooperatives and Other Self-Help Organizations (INDISCO)
3 January 1994 - 31 December 2007
The ILO worked with indigenous peoples (IPs) in the Philippines through a cooperative development programme, an Interregional Programme to Support Self-reliance of Indigenous and Tribal Communities through Cooperatives and other Self-help Organizations (INDISCO), to support application of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 189).
1 August 1989 - 31 December 1991
The pilot project is a technical cooperation programme between the Philippine Government and the International Labour Organization, implemented by the Department of Labor and Employment. The project has tested a programmatic and organizational approach to address the problems of child workers in the pilot site.