Joint Programme for the Support of the Public Authority of Manpower (PAM)

What is the project about?

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The Public Authority of Manpower (PAM) is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and the International Labor Organization (ILO) within the context of UNDP Country Programme Document (CPD) for 2015 – 2018.

The Joint Programme will support the achievement of national strategic objectives of economic growth for the state of Kuwait, supporting human and social development, and improving demographic policies to support development and effective government administration.

PAM plans to improve the labor conditions and management system by analyzing the demographic imbalance, making sound decisions based on enhanced reporting mechanisms and upgrading its services quality for all economic and social actors. This Joint Programme aims to support PAM in its efforts to develop its internal capacity in reporting on its own performance, on labor movement and on its compliance with international labor standards.

Expected outputs:

The Joint Programme outputs below will achieve the CPD output 3.1 Stating “Systems in place to ensure institutional accountability and transparency and national capacities strengthened for quality planning, implementation and monitoring of development policies, laws and plans” the Programme aims at specifically achieving the following outputs:

•Output 1: Programme Management Unit established and functional.

•Output 2: PAM has access to resources and methodologies that build capacity in   evidence-based policy and programme development.

•Output 3: Improving the tripartite participation in the International Labor Standards System and promoting the application of conventions

•Output 4: Labor Inspection System modernized and effective in line with the ILS and OSH services improved and strengthened

•Output 5: Report on performance of PAM produced, disseminated and issued for evidence based planning.

Who finance this project?



Goverment of Kuwait

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