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  1. ILO and UNICEF join forces to tackle child labour in Syria

    23 November 2017

    Both UN agencies stress the importance of integrating efforts against child labour in the early stages of rehabilitating livelihoods in communities that have suffered from conflict, displacement and other crisis situations.

  2. © Alain Bachellier 2017

    Weak recovery in youth labour markets demands a sweeping response

    20 November 2017

    Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.

  3. The Ministry of Labour and SADAQA consolidate cooperation towards a more ambitious agenda on childcare in Jordan

    17 November 2017

    The Ministry and SADAQA sign a Memorandum of Understanding to continue collaboration towards a National Framework for Workplace Daycare Centres, in a process supported by the ILO.

  4. ILO Work in Fishing Convention No.188 (2007) enters into force

    16 November 2017

    Landmark Convention will boost global efforts to ensure decent work for the world’s 38 million workers in the fishing sector.

  5. Tender ILO ITB No 65/2017: “Construction of Agricultural Roads in Tal Abbas” and invitation to pre-qualification training

    Invitation to Bid: Tender ILO/EIIP ITB No 65/2017 Construction of Agricultural Roads in Tal Abbas, and invitation to pre-qualification training.

  6. © Natasha Graham / GPE 2017

    ILO proposes policies to end child labour by 2025

    13 November 2017

    A new ILO report says improving legal protections, labour market governance, social protections, access to quality education and social dialogue between governments, the social partners and other stakeholders are critical aspects in battling child labour. The report was published as delegates gathered in Buenos Aires for an international conference on the eradication of child labour.

  7. ILO hosts information session on rights and responsibilities of employers of domestic workers in Lebanon

    13 November 2017

    Through outreach programmes, employees in the private sector take part in the My Fair Home campaign to change attitude and practice towards domestic workers in Lebanon.

  8. ILO opens new centre to combat child labour in Nabatieh, southern Lebanon

    13 November 2017

    New initiative is one in a series of pioneering centres the ILO and its partners are establishing in a nationwide effort to step up the fight against child labour in Lebanon.

  9. ILO Governing Body welcomes Qatar’s commitment to bolster migrant worker rights

    08 November 2017

    At its 331st Session, the ILO’s Governing Body recognized progress made by Qatar, and welcomed its commitment to ensuring fundamental principles and rights at work for all workers and the resulting breakthrough to end the “kafala” sponsorship system.

  10. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: Opening a whole World of Opportunities

    Under the auspices of the Ministry of International Cooperation, the ILO Cairo Office and the Middle East Council for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE) will hold the third annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Hurghada from 15 to 18 November 2017, titled "Opening a whole World of Opportunities".