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The International Labour Organization (ILO) promotes decent work conditions and productive employment for all, based on principles of social justice and non-discrimination. The contribution of the International Labour Organization (ILO) to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) includes: tripartite membership, encouraging governments, employers and workers to mobilize against AIDS; direct access to the workplace; long experience in framing international standards to protect the rights of workers; and a global technical cooperation programme. The ILO has produced a Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work – an international guideline for developing national and workplace policies and programmes.

HIV/AIDS Related Projects and/or Activities

Implementing HIV/AIDS Workplace Policies and Programmes

Total Budget: 30,300 USD
Implementation Period: November 2006 – June 2007
Implementer/ Management Site: Office of ILO National Coordinator in Moldova
Donor Agency: GTZ


The range of activities planned by ILO/AIDS in Moldova for November 2006 – June 2007 include the following outputs: mainstream the issue of HIV/AIDS and the world of work in the existing or upcoming collective agreements and in the Labor Code; mobilize public and private companies in order to gain their support in the design and implementation of workplace policies on HIV/AIDS; translate and publish relevant ILO/AIDS material, including the ILO Code of Practice on HIV/AIDS and the world of work (ILO COP); develop and publish a national version of the Education and Training Manual of the ILO COP; train social partners in workplace policies implementation, assist ILO constituents in implementing ILO COP and in taking action at the workplace.

Project Details [238Kb]

Total Budget: 120,000 USD
Implementation Period: July 2007 – September 2009
Implementer/ Management Site: International Labor Organization
Donor Agency: GTZ

The "Implementing HIV/AIDS Workplace Policies and Programmes" project continues to build on the achievements of the first phase of the GTZ project 2002–2006, and previous work carried out by the ILO in Moldova. Its main goals are to raise awareness of the social, economic and development impact of AIDS through its effects on labour and employment; to help governments, employers and workers support national efforts to control HIV/AIDS; to fight discrimination and stigma related to HIV status.

Project Details [223Kb]Presentation: Implementing HIV/AIDS Workplace Policies and Programmes in Moldova in 2008 [1.4Mb]