The ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia implements, in close partnership with its constituents, a number of programmes and projects covering the four areas of the decent work agenda.
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Reducing HIV Related Employment Discrimination in China
1 January - 31 December 2011
This programme will work closely with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security to review HIV related policy documents and identify policies with discrimination and explore possibilities for policy revision. The project will work with Non-Government Organizations to build the capacity of people living with HIV (PLHIV) groups to address employment discrimination issues, strengthen capacity of legal aid centers to provide pro bono legal counseling and support for people with HIV to claim their rights to employment.
Strengthen Gender Responsiveness of National HIV Strategy
1 October 2010 - 31 December 2011
This project will identify vulnerabilities of female migrants in Guangdong Province and develop an evidenced informed strategy to improve gender equity, access to sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and reproductive health (RH) and legal aid services on employment rights and sexual harassment among female migrant workers in Guangdong by partnership with local family planning association and the Global Fund Project China office.
Culture and Development Partnership Framework
23 November 2008 - 31 December 2011
The Millennium Development Goal Achievement Fund (MDG-F) programme aims to accelerate progress towards attainment of the MDGs in selected countries, including China. MDG-F Programme “China Culture and Development Partnership Framework (CDPF)” commenced in China in December 2008 and provides a unique opportunity to improve the employment and economic prospects of China's ethnic minorities, through a culture based development. The Programme brings together 8 UN Agencies and their counterparts, who are jointly implementing activities related to 7 project outputs.
Protecting and Promoting the Rights of China's Vulnerable Young Migrants
1 March 2009 - 31 December 2011
The Millennium Development Goal Achievement Fund (MDG-F) programme aims to accelerate progress towards attainment of the MDGs in selected countries, including China. The Youth, Employment and Migration (YEM) is a UN joint Programme sponsored by the MDG-F, commenced in China in February 2009 and provides a unique opportunity to ensure that the response to the largest movement of people in modern times is rights-based, poverty-focused, and fully informed by international good practice. The Programme brings together 9 UN Agencies and their counterparts, who are jointly implementing activities related to 10 project outputs.
Promotion of Gender Equality in the World of Work
1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011
The project aims at building capacity of ILO constituents and women's federations on concepts and strategies for combating employment discrimination and supporting the application of China’s labour laws at national and provincial levels.
Strengthening Labour Inspection Services
1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011
The programme is to contribute to long-term socio-economic development by strengthening enforcement and implementation capacities in the field of labour inspection, improving compliance with labour legislation, and thus, rendering labour inspection more responsive to the objective of promoting social justice and Decent Work, empowering it to address current challenges.
Strengthening the Trade Unions Response to HIV/AIDS in the Workplace Education Programme in China
2 January 2008 - 15 September 2011
The programme will cooperate with All China Federation of Trade Unions to reduce HIV related stigma and discrimination, change risk behaviours among target migrant workers and promote HIV / sexually transmitted infections related service uptakes in Yunnan, Guangdong, Anhui and Xinjiang.
Promoting the Employability and Employment of Persons with Disabilities through Effective Legislation Project Phase III
1 August 2008 - 1 July 2011
PhaseIII of the project “Promoting the Employability and Employment of Persons with Disabilities through Effective Legislation (PEPDEL) aims to enable the Chinese governments, social partners and disability advocates to participate in the process of preparing laws and policies, implementation and enforcement measures for the ratification and implementation of ILO Convention No. 159 concerning the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment of Persons with Disabilities and of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Promoting Equality at Work in China
1 June 2010 - 30 June 2011
The project will enable the ILO to work with government and civil society organizations in China to promote non-discrimination and equality in employment opportunity and treatment, through capacity building activities and sharing of knowledge and good practice. The project builds on the experience and lessons learned by the ILO in carrying technical cooperation activities targeting various groups for equality promotion in the country, including the most recent project to support and promote the application of Convention No. 111.
Climate Change Partnership Framework
1 July 2008 - 30 April 2011
The China Climate Change Partnership Framework (CCPF) is the first Joint Programme of its kind on climate change in China and was the only programme under the Spanish MDG Achievement Fund which was granted the maximum funding allocation possible.It brings together the work of nine UN Agencies in close coordination and partnership with their ten government counterparts. ILO joined this efforts to promote green jobs in China.