Projects on labour migration

2023

  1. The FAIRWAY Programme

    1 December 2019 - 30 November 2023

    © Photo: Leila Alaoui / ILO, Design: Alexandros Chatzipanagiotou / ILO The FAIRWAY programme addresses underlying causes of decent work deficits at their source through national-level interventions in selected countries of origin in East, West and North Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and Morocco). In the Arab States, the programme provides continuity to interventions in countries of destination across the region by building on the work of the Fairway Middle East project (2016-2019), which target low-skilled migrant workers from all regions.

  2. Partnership for improving Prospects for host communities and forcibly displaced persons

    1 July 2019 - 30 June 2023

    The Partnership has a four-year initial time horizon (2019-2023). Financially supported by the Netherlands, partners will join their efforts to develop a new paradigm in responding to forced displacement crises.

  3. Promoting Decent Work For Syrians Under Temporary Protection and Turkish Citizens

    6 December 2018 - 30 June 2023

  4. Creating decent job opportunities through applying Employment Intensive Approaches at Cultural Heritage Conservation activities

    6 October 2020 - 20 February 2023

    The project aims to safeguard and rehabilitate cultural heritage sites in northern Jordan, through applying Employment Intensive Approaches in heritage sites rehabilitation activities, including clearance, maintenance, consolidation, site development and presentation. Jobs created through this project target both Syrian refugees and Jordanians in the host communities.

2022

  1. Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme in Lebanon (EIIP)

    31 January 2017 - 31 December 2022

    Creating decent work opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities through infrastructure improvement in Lebanon.

  2. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) Phase II

    1 November 2018 - 30 June 2022

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries include Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Nepal, the Philippines, Tunisia and Qatar.

  3. Free movement of persons and transhumance in the IGAD Region: Improving opportunities for regular labour mobility

    1 March 2018 - 30 April 2022

    The overall objective of the project is to improve opportunities for regulated labour mobility and decent work within the IGAD countries through the development of models of intervention, in the broader context of the regional integration.

  4. EU-India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility

    1 September 2017 - 28 February 2022

    The overall objective of the project is to contribute to better governance of migration and mobility between the EU and India. This project is co-funded by the European Union.

2021

  1. Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration (REFRAME)

    15 January 2017 - 14 December 2021

    The REFRAME project is a European Union-funded global action aiming at preventing and reducing abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, and maximizing the protection of migrant workers in the recruitment process and their contribution to development. The project seeks to support the dissemination and operationalization of the ILO General Principles and Operational Guidelines for Fair Recruitment, at global, regional and national level, and is implemented under the framework of the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative .

  2. 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.