To address some of the most pressing needs of the world of work, the ILO is engaging in a multi-stakeholder and global approach to ensure protection, services, and benefits so as to provide a comprehensive approach to the Decent Work Agenda.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a global Fair Recruitment Initiative (ILO-FAIR) whose aims are -
- to help prevent human trafficking
- to protect the rights of workers, including migrant workers, against abusive and fraudulent practices during the recruitment and placement process
- to reduce the cost of labour migration and enhance development gains.
This network of multinational enterprises, employers' organizations, business networks and disabled persons' organizations share the conviction that people with disabilities have talents and skills that can enhance virtually any business.
IHP+ is a group of national governments, development agencies, and civil society organizations promoting effective development cooperation in the health sector. Aligning for better results, achieving the SDGs and UHC: IHP+ signatories commit to support a single country-led national health strategy and move towards using country systems.
Launched in 2010 at The Hague Global Child Labour Conference, the Child Labour Platform (CLP) is a membership-based forum of exchange for businesses to share and learn from others’ approaches to tackling child labour in the supply chain.
The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility is enabling the insurance sector, governments, and their partners to realise this potential by promoting impact insurance. Impact insurance reduces vulnerability, promotes stronger enterprises and facilitates better public policies. The ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility continues to build on its past achievements, and remains at the forefront of learning and innovating for better products and strategies to achieve greater impact. Furthermore, it transforms that knowledge into practice.
This collaborative platform pools the relevant knowledge products on skills for employment of each of the partner organizations. And it provides an unprecedented opportunity to enhance the exchange of ideas and experiences among policymakers, the private sector, TVET institutions, academic institutions, bilateral agencies, and other international organizations that have experience using skills development to improve employability and productivity, and who are interested in learning from others’ experience. Benefits from the support and collaboration of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Bank.
The Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers and their Families 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. This project will take a multidisciplinary, participatory, and evidence-based approach for the purpose of developing and strengthening national labour laws, migration policies, and recruitment regulations and practices that are oriented towards achieving decent work for migrant domestic workers across global care chains. It undertakes policy-oriented research and capacity building in a variety of ways at both regional and global levels to achieve the following three specific objectives:
- Enhance research and practical knowledge on migration and trafficking issues with regards to domestic work across global care chains
- Strengthen the capacities of policy makers, domestic worker and employer organizations, and practitioners to advocate for migrant domestic workers’ access to decent work and human rights
- Pilot-test national capacity building approaches to promote rights-based policies and regulations and empower migrant domestic workers throughout all stages of the migration cycle.
Enhancing OSH knowledge and information networking activities is a strategic objective of the ILO. A key role is to enrich the worldwide dialogue on prevention through various means and activities aiming together at strengthening and actively supporting the contribution of knowledge in OSH to the large societal debates on the topic. The Collaboration Network, formerly known as the network of CIS National and Collaborating Centres, provides a basis for collaboration among OSH agencies, institutions and organizations.
Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network GAIN
The Green Jobs Assessment Institutions Network (GAIN), initiated in 2013, is a network of policy research institutions and experts that conducts assessments of the employment-related impacts of greening policies. GAIN aims to fill a clear institutional and capacity gap for such, particularly in developing and low-income countries.
The objectives of GAIN are i) to build and improve knowledge on quantitative and analytical methodologies and tools relevant for the assessment of employment dimensions of greening policies and ii) to share knowledge and build capacity for country assessments and also regional and global assessments with the involvement of partner institutions.