Projects on labour migration

2016

  1. Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills and Development Impact (in Nepal, India and Pakistan)

    1 June 2013 - 30 September 2016

    The Project aims to promote the management of labour migration from South Asia, to ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers, enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce irregular flows.

  2. 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.

  3. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    1 February 2013 - 31 July 2016

    Promoting decent work for migrant workers worldwide

  4. Enhancing the Capacity of Pacific Island Countries to Address the Impacts of Climate Change on Migration

    1 June 2013 - 1 June 2016

    The ILO works with partners to provide technical assistance and build the capacity of its constituents to protect migrant workers and manage migration flows effectively. Recently, the ILO, in partnership with ESCAP and UNDP, successfully secured $5 million in EC funding to enhance the capacity of Pacific Island Countries (Nauru, Kiribati, and Tuvalu) to address the impacts of climate change on migration through well-managed, rights based migration schemes and policy frameworks supported by comprehensive knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the Pacific Islands Region.

  5. Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN Region (ASEAN TRIANGLE project)

    1 May 2012 - 31 March 2016

    This Project focused on significantly reducing the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection. It is currently continued through TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  6. Combating the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Shrimp and Seafood Processing Areas in Thailand

    31 December 2010 - 31 March 2016

    The project aims to create an industry that is free of child labour and offers decent working conditions and opportunities.

  7. Development of a Tripartite Framework for the Support and Protection of Ethiopian women Domestic Migrant Workers to the GCC States, Lebanon and Sudan

    1 January 2013 - 31 January 2016

    This project aims at better protecting decent work standards at work and the human rights of women migrant domestic workers from Ethiopia and the Somali region throughout the process of migration – from their place of origin to their destination. The project places special emphasis on young women.

  8. Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families

    1 February 2013 - 31 January 2016

    The project seeks to promote the human and labour rights of migrant domestic workers worldwide by addressing the challenges that make migrant domestic workers particularly vulnerable to the risks of exploitation and abuse.

2015

  1. 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.

  2. Promoting Decent Work through Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh

    1 July 2012 - 30 October 2015

    The “Promoting Decent Work thorough Improved Migration Policy and its Application in Bangladesh” project was initiated on a request from the Government of Bangladesh to the International Labour Organization (ILO) to assist the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment (MEWOE) and the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training (BMET) to improve the overall management of labour migration and to ensure protection and decent employment conditions to the Bangladeshi migrant workers.