Projects on informal economy

  1. Workers' Rights in Rural Sectors

    Improved Workers' Rights in Rural Sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on Women

    1 December 2020 - 30 November 2024

    This ILO project, funded by the US Department of Labor (US DOL), aims to improve the promotion and compliance to labour laws, occupational safety and health, and gender equality in the rural sectors in the Philippines and Indonesia, with a focus on women workers.

  2. Project

    JEUN’ESS: Promotion of Social and Solidarity Economy and Creation of Decent Jobs for Tunisian Youth

    1 September 2019 - 31 August 2024

    The JEUN’ESS project aims to create decent jobs for young people in disadvantaged areas and support the transition to the formal economy through the promotion of the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The project proposes an approach based on the promotion and strengthening of collective entrepreneurship through SSE organizations and mechanisms.

  3. Reduction of Child Labour in BARMM

    Achieving reduction of child labour in support of education: Programme to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agriculture sector in BARMM

    1 October 2020 - 31 December 2022

    The ILO and the Government of Japan through the ILO-Japan Multi-bilateral Programme have partnered to reduce the worst forms of child labour in agricultural communities in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). The initial target provinces are Maguindanao and Lanao Del Sur.

  4. Project

    Promoting Decent Work For Syrians Under Temporary Protection and Turkish Citizens

    6 December 2018 - 31 December 2022

  5. Project

    Technical support to ESIS for improving and expanding access to health care services in India – A transition to formality

    19 December 2018 - 30 September 2021

    The overall objective of the project is to provide technical support to Indian Employee State Insurance Scheme (ESIS) for improving and expanding access to health care services.

  6. Project

    Formalizing access to the legal labour market for refugees and host communities in Jordan (Phase II)

    30 September 2018 - 30 September 2021

    This project seeks to support Jordanians and Syrian refugees in accessing decent work in Jordan’s labour market through skills development and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), while also supporting female workers to enter and remain in the formal work force through targeted support. It also supports refugee workers with work permit issuance in selected sectors, including through an ILO-developed web-based platform.

  7. Project

    Towards fair and sustainable global supply chains: Promoting decent work for invisible workers - Nepal Component

    1 July 2017 - 31 December 2020

    This Japan Government funded project is the second phase of “Way out of Informality in South Asia” (2012-2016). The project aims at promoting approaches that promote decent work at the lower tiers of global supply chains.

  8. Project

    Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in South Asia”

    1 July 2017 - 31 December 2020

    The ILO/Japan project “Towards fair and sustainable global supply chains: Promoting formalization and decent work for invisible workers in South Asia” (Sustainable Global Supply Chains in South Asia) aims to contribute to the development of ethical and sustainable global supply chains.

  9. Development Cooperation Project - Greece

    Supporting the implementation of the roadmap on tackling undeclared work in Greece

    22 December 2015 - 31 December 2020

  10. Project

    Cooperatives to Strengthen Youth Empowerment and Employment Readiness among Vulnerable, Marginalised and At-Risk Groups

    1 November 2017 - 31 December 2019

    Young people in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic face specific challenges in accessing the labour market. For those in employment, many are in poor quality and low-paid jobs. The project aims to build institutional capacities to deliver innovative and value-added services with a special focus on employment readiness/foundational skills empowerment, and cooperative development for marginalized and at-risk youth.