The ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Office for India (DWT/CO-New Delhi) operates a wide range of programmes and projects in the sub-region focusing on relief and development challenges. Details of each programme and project can be found below.
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.
Towards Fair and Sustainable Global Supply Chains: Promoting Decent Work for Invisible Workers in South Asia”
1 July 2017 - 31 March 2022
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.
10 May 2017 - 31 October 2021
The project contributes to the implementation of Decent Work in the cotton supply chain in India by supporting the implementation of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW).
1 November 2016 - 31 October 2017
The project aims at strengthening institutions and mechanisms that link skill training and migration.
1 January 2015 - 29 February 2016
The project aims to promote International Labour Standards and Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and supports the trade unions’ campaign for the ratification of Core Labour Standards.
Testing methodologies to support informal economy workers and small producers to combat hazardous child labour in their own sectors (India Component with IndustriALL Global)
1 January - 31 December 2015
The project aims to build the capacity of informal economy workers to address hazardous child labour.
Gender identity and sexual orientation: Promoting rights, diversity and equality in the world of work (PRIDE) Project
1 May 2012 - 31 December 2015
Since 2009, the ILO is supporting green jobs initiatives in India with a particular focus on climate change and sectoral approaches for green jobs creation.
1 August 2014 - 25 December 2016
ILO is taking a sector-based approach to achieve legal recognition, social security provisions, and organizational rights for the domestic workers, and eventually to formalize the employment relationship in domestic work sector.
1 June 2014 - 31 December 2015
The project aims to enable ILO’s tripartite partners to develop policies to expand or reorient the existing social security provisions and schemes to benefit more people.