Projects on informal economy
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.
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.
Development Cooperation Project - Greece
Supporting the implementation of the roadmap on tackling undeclared work in Greece
22 December 2015 - 31 December 2020
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.
Strengthening Labour Governance in MSMEs and Supporting the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy in Africa
1 January 2016 - 31 December 2019
The project aims at supporting Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), including in the informal economy, to prevent occupational risks, improve working conditions, and promote respect for Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (FPRW).
Project on Gender Equality in Pakistan
1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011
This project aims to help build capacity of key institutions to identify gender gaps in national policies, institutions and programmes through initiatives to reduce these as much as possible.