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US-Jordan Labor Cooperation

The United States and Jordan signed a Memorandum of Understanding in December 2013 to better coordinate cooperative activities and to improve labor standards. The U.S. Department of Labor, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and their Government of Jordan counterparts met and issued a joint statement regarding the second Labor Subcommittee meeting under the U.S-Jordan Free Trade Agreement in Amman, Jordan.

Projects

Title Amount Grantee Start Sort ascending End

Measurement, Awareness-Raising, and Policy Engagement (MAP 16) Project on Child Labor and Forced Labor

The United States supports the goal of bringing meaningful change to the lives of the 152 million child laborers and the 25 million adults and children in forced labor around the world by eradicating child labor, forced labor and human trafficking.

$22,400,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/09/2016 09/30/2022

Better Work Jordan

Better Work is a comprehensive program that brings together all levels of the apparel industry to improve working conditions and respect of labor rights for workers, while boosting the competitiveness of apparel businesses. As a result of their participation with Better Work, export apparel factories in Jordan have improved compliance with labor law including issues of compensation, contracts, occupational safety and health and working time. By enhancing working conditions, Better Work Jordan increases the factories’ productivity and profitability.

$5,080,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/01/2014 06/30/2020

Moving Towards a Child Labor-Free Jordan

Equip the government and other stakeholders with tools needed to eliminate all worst forms of child labor in Jordan.

$4,040,000 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 12/31/2010 08/31/2016

Promising Futures: Reducing Child Labor in Jordan Through Education and Sustainable Livelihoods

Reduce the number of children who work and at risk of becoming engaged in exploitive child labor in Jordan and enhance family livelihood opportunities to address its root causes

$3,998,881 Save the Children Federation 12/30/2010 12/30/2014

Combating Exploitive Labor through Education (CECLE) in Jordan

$4,000,000 Cooperative Housing Foundation (CHF) International 09/29/2008 09/29/2012

National Child Labor Surveys in Selected Countries

$1,593,091 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 09/29/2005 09/29/2010

National Program for the Prevention and Elimination of Child Labor in Jordan

$1,000,000 International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 09/29/2002 09/29/2007

Industrial Relations

$1,387,240 International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/29/2001 09/29/2007