October 2015

  1. Publication

    Job evaluation and design of an occupational certification process in the construction industry - Uruguay: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    In coordination with employers’ and workers’ representatives, and funded by the Fondo Social de la Construcción, the ILO Inter-American Centre for Knowledge Development in Vocational Training (ILO-CINTERFOR) embarked on an initiative entitled “Job evaluation and design of an occupational certification process in the construction industry”.

  2. Publication

    Social dialogue and industrial relations in Morocco: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The OCP Group (Office Chérifien des Phosphates) is the largest company in the country. In 2010, products of phosphates and their derivatives accounted for nearly a quarter of Moroccan exports by value, approximately 3.5 per cent of GDP. Morocco’s national phosphates company is the world’s leading exporter of phosphates and employs more than 18,000 staff. OCP engaged in a public-private partnership (PPP) with the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC-ILO) in Turin to develop tailor-made training activities to strengthen the negotiation skills of their management and workers' representatives.

  3. Publication

    Empowering unions and strengthening the Viet Nam General Confederation of Labour in the Better Work Programme: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The partnership is supporting workers’ organizations within Better Work – a multi-country innovative partnership between the ILO and the International Finance Corporation aimed at improving compliance with national labour law and core labour standards while enhancing business competitiveness. This project supports Better Work Viet Nam in particular.

  4. Publication

    Voluntary HIV Counselling and Testing (VCT) at work in Mozambique: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Since 2006 the International Labour Organization (ILO) has been supporting stakeholders in the world of work to better respond to HIV and AIDS in Mozambique. Actions encompass scaling up access to HIV prevention and care through the workplace, increasing the demand for VCT, taking into account the gender-specific needs of women and men, and economically empowering women, young people and people working in the informal economy who are particularly vulnerable to HIV.

  5. Publication

    Preventing HIV in Ethiopia: The MULU Worksites Project: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The MULU Worksites project is a USAID/PEPFAR-funded project managed by World Learning Ethiopia in partnership with FHI 360, the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The project seeks to implement gender-responsive workplace HIV combination prevention programmes that will strengthen the HIV response in large-scale workplaces employing over 500 persons. Construction, agriculture, leather, cement, mining and manufacturing sectors are a vital entry point for combination prevention, as they employ women and men engaged in high-risk behaviours such as commercial and transactional sex, and multiple concurrent partnerships.

  6. Publication

    HIV prevention, care and treatment at work in Indonesia: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The ILO has been working closely with its constituents to implement workplace programmes on HIV prevention, care and support, and to prevent HIV employment-related stigma and discrimination.

  7. Publication

    Economically empowering the HIV-vulnerable population along transport corridors in Tanzania: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Since 2011 the ILO has managed an HIV and AIDS vulnerability reduction programme along Tanzania’s transport corridors of Chalinze, Ilula, Mafinga, Makambako, Tunduma and Kyela. This innovative approach reduces the impact of the epidemic by focusing on members of the local communities lying along these transport corridors. The economic empowerment and gender equality approach, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), provides skills and resources through the Innovation Fund to beneficiaries to help them start or improve their business, and to form groups and cooperatives to improve their livelihoods, thereby reducing their vulnerability to HIV and AIDS.

  8. Publication

    Empowering HIV-vulnerable people along transport corridors in Zimbabwe: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Since 2011 the ILO has established a programme along the transport corridors in Chirundu, Kotwa, Nyamapanda, Beitbridge and Ngundu that provides HIV prevention and care services for transport workers and populations operating along these corridors, and business-related services that enable vulnerable populations to start or improve their business, form cooperatives and access funds to improve their resilience to the impacts of HIV.

  9. Publication

    Comprehensive approach to improving workplace nutrition in Chile: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Workplace health promotion programmes, especially those on nutrition, are part of a comprehensive occupational safety and health policy. In 2005 the results of a global study on good practices in providing food at work were published by the ILO, entitled: “Food at Work: Workplace solutions for malnutrition, obesity and chronic diseases”. The study shows that workplace meal programmes providing convenient access to healthy food can help prevent micronutrient deficiencies and chronic diseases, including obesity and diabetes.

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    Reducing HIV vulnerability in Zambia through economic empowerment: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    To create gainful employment as an avenue for economic empowerment and, eventually, to reduce vulnerability to HIV and AIDS, the ILO signed and ratified a Corridor Economic Empowerment Innovation Fund (CEEIF) grant with Cavmont Bank in Zambia, kick-starting a public-private partnership in Zambia. The project is linked to the ILO’s Corridor Economic Empowerment Project (CEEP) to reduce HIV vulnerability along the main transport corridors in Southern Africa.

  11. Publication

    HIV Prevention and Care in India: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Partnerships are at the forefront of all ILO activities in the field of HIV and the world of work. The success of the ILO in reaching thousands of workers at risk of, or otherwise affected by HIV, can be attributed to its strong collaboration with a large number of bilateral and multilateral partners.

  12. Publication

    The Global Compact and Safety and Health - Improving Occupational Safety and Health in the Supply Chain: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This public-private partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO), Volkswagen (VW) and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), covered Brazil, Mexico and South Africa, with the overall aim of establishing and implementing national OSH action programmes in the VW supply chain.

  13. Publication

    Strategic HIV/AIDS Response in Enterprises (SHARE): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The ILO’s Strategic HIV/AIDS Response in Enterprises (SHARE) taps into the resources of the public and private sectors for the benefit of workers, their families, and enterprises – not to mention national economies. SHARE’s principal objectives are to help overcome HIV employment-related discrimination and to prevent HIV by reducing risky behaviours among workers in selected economic sectors, especially those that might be more vulnerable to HIV due to working and related living conditions.

  14. Publication

    Maastricht University Master's courses for Social and Public Policy, Financing, Design and Human Development: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The global trend to overhaul and revise welfare and social protection systems further increases the need for well-qualified quantitative social protection analysts and managers. Many developing countries and transition-economies, but also some industrialized countries, do not have these specialists or managers; neither do they have access to comprehensive, concise and problem-orientated training programmes. Well-trained experts in each country would make a notable difference with respect to the development of effective social protection strategies for the extension of social protection and through good governance to the long-term viability of national social protection systems and thus to people’s long-term social security.

  15. Publication

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprise (SCORE): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) is a practical training and in-factory counselling programme that improves productivity and working conditions in SMEs. The product demonstrates best international practice in the manufacturing and service sectors and helps SMEs to participate in global supply chains.

  16. Publication

    Centre of excellence for Bangladeshi apparel workers - Certified training within the national skills development framework: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The Centre of Excellence for the Bangladesh Apparel Industries (CEBAI) is a replicable model of an industry-driven training and support service that aims to meet the sector’s labour force needs. The initiative seeks to increase both the employability and wages of the working poor.This initiative is a part of a global ILO-H&M partnership, which draws on the company’s considerable expertise in providing training to its workers.

  17. Publication

    Demographic change and private sector disability management in Australia, Canada, China and Switzerland - A comparative study: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) sees disability management (DM) as crucial to supporting workers whose employment is threatened by illness or accident and bringing people back to work. However, despite the widespread adoption of DM, comparative international research among private companies in this area is minimal.

  18. Publication

    ILO Global Business and Disability Network: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network is a business-led, member-based initiative that fosters the development of a workplace culture that is respectful and inclusive, promoting the hiring, retention and professional development of people with disabilities.

  19. Publication

    Promoting Youth Employment in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS): Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This technical cooperation project, funded by Lukoil and implemented by the ILO, seeks to strengthen the impact of policies and programmes on youth employment in order to support the creation of more and better jobs for young people. The project focuses on effective responses to the escalating youth employment crisis through initiatives at regional, national and local levels.

  20. Publication

    Implementation of the labour force survey in Yemen: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    The ILO, with financial support from Silatech, applied its international technical expertise to build the capacity of the Yemen Central Statistical Office (CSO) in order to establish a sustainable Labour Market Information System (LMIS) to generate regular, high-quality labour market data that meets international standards. The LMIS also serves to enhance the capacity of the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour (MOSAL) to analyse and disseminate comprehensive data to support the ministry’s activities in labour-market monitoring, policy-oriented analysis and policy formulation.