Projects on freedom of association

2026

  1. Migrant workers' rights

    Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers through Empowerment and Advocacy (MWEA)

    1 February 2016 - 31 December 2026,

    Migrant Workers Empowerment and Advocacy (MWEA) project aims to ensure that the rights of migrant workers are protected in Malaysia.

2024

  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, Manila, Philippines

    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.

2023

  1. Application of International Labour Standards (ILS)

    ILO-EU Trade for Decent Work Project (Trade4DW) in the Philippines

    1 January 2021 - 31 December 2023, Manila, Philippines

    The ILO-EU Trade for Decent Work Project (Trade4DW) in the Philippines is part of the global Trade for Decent Work Project, which was established in 2019 by both the European Commission (EC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) to help improve labour relations and working conditions, and ensure better application of international labour standards (ILS) in the EU’s trading partner countries, including the Philippines.

  2. Migration

    Safe and Fair: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region

    1 January 2018 - 31 December 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

    The project is part of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to eliminate violence against women and girls, a global, multi-year initiative between the European Union and United Nations. Safe and Fair is implemented through a partnership between the ILO and UN Women, in collaboration with UNODC, with the overriding objective of ensuring that labour migration is safe and fair for all women in the ASEAN region.

  3. Rights at work

    Trade for Decent Work

    1 January 2019 - 31 December 2023, Bangladesh

    Rights at work: Support the Implementation of the Sustainability Compact. A Sustainability Compact to promote continuous improvements in labour rights and factory safety in the Ready Made Garment and Knitwear Industry in Bangladesh was launched on 8 July 2013.