ILAB in East Asia & Pacific

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SAFE Seas 

The SAFE Seas project will combat forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in Indonesia and the Philippines. By strengthening government enforcement capacity and deepening engagement among fishers, the private sector and civil society, SAFE Seas will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

Indonesia, Philippines Plan International USA 12/01/2017 11/30/2021


The RICHES project aims to integrate the issues of child labor alleviation and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives. By putting a new toolkit directly in the hands of policy makers and service providers who work with women entrepreneurs, RICHES seeks to ensure women-led enterprises can improve livelihoods responsibly without resorting to child labor or other harmful labor practices.

El Salvador, Philippines, Global The Grameen Foundation 12/01/2017 05/31/2021

Improving Labor Laws and Labor Administration within the New Industrial Relations Framework (NIRF)  

Vietnam International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/01/2016 03/30/2020

Support for Labor Law and Industrial Relations Reform in Malaysia 

Malaysia International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/01/2016 03/30/2019

CARING Gold Mining Project 

Philippines, Global, Ghana International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/11/2015 04/10/2019

Protecting the Rights of Migrant Workers through Empowerment and Advocacy in Malaysia 

The project builds the capacity of workers’ organizations or other civil society organizations to assist foreign migrant workers in Malaysia.

Final Evaluation
Malaysia International Labor Organization (ILO) 11/25/2015 11/24/2019

From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project)  

Peru, Malaysia, Global, Nepal, Mauritania, Niger International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/30/2015 09/02/2019

Closing the Child Labor and Forced Labor Evidence Gap: Impact Evaluations 

Our impact evaluation projects use rigorous quantitative techniques to evaluate the impact of interventions on reducing child labor, forced labor and human trafficking—part of a broader ILAB effort to build rigorous evidence on what works to secure and protect the rights of children and adults. Such evaluations support our partner governments’ evidence-based policymaking efforts, and also help identify proven strategies to inform ILAB’s future investments in global programs to combat child labor and forced labor.

Philippines, Global Innovations for Poverty Action 07/24/2015 10/31/2018

Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers: SafeYouth@Work 

Argentina, Colombia, Uruguay, Burma, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Global, Cote d'Ivoire International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/31/2014 12/31/2019

Technical Support for Enhancing National Capacity to Prevent and Reduce Child Labour in Vietnam  

Vietnam International Labor Organization's International Program on the Elimination of Child Labor (ILO-IPEC) 12/31/2014 12/31/2019