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  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. PRM delegation visits Jordanian city of Karak to examine “Women Do Business” progress

    30 November 2022

    The ILO Crisis Response Programme and its partners plan to develop and sustain the project by helping grant beneficiaries market their products and boost productivity, contributing to business continuity and success.

  3. ILO, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of KRI partner to develop vocational training for youth in Dohuk

    30 November 2022

    Working directly with the Vocational Training Centre in Dohuk, the initiative will support young women and men in their transition to decent employment.

  4. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the International Labour Organization to take place 6-9 December in Singapore

    29 November 2022

    High-level participation to include President of Singapore H.E. Halimah Yacob, new ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo and 15 ministers from Asia, the Pacific and Arab States.

  5. Media opportunities at the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM)

    25 November 2022

    Information on opportunities for media coverage at the 17th APRM

  6. Road to COP28: Just Transition for Arab States

    24 November 2022

    The ILO hosted an event at the COP27 conference to explore how to move from commitment to implementation of Just Transition policies in Arab countries.

  7. Jordan and Iraq exchange experience in promoting decent work, with emphasis on strengthening social security

    24 November 2022

    The visit centred around Jordan’s experience in extending social protection, digitalization in relation to employment and social security services, labour inspection, career guidance and employment.

  8. Africa-Arab States fellowship for journalism students in labour migration reporting

    The ILO FAIRWAY programme has conducted back-to-back activities in Uganda and Jordan for journalism students and recent graduates of four universities: Makerere University (Uganda), Uganda Christian University (Uganda), Yarmouk University (Jordan) and Middle East University (Jordan). These activities are the first part of a broader cross-border fellowship aimed at increasing the interest of journalism students in international labour mobility, enhancing their labour migration reporting skills, and fostering cross-border networks to report these stories along a corridor approach.

  9. © Tara Winstead/Pexels 2022

    Launch of the ILO Technological Change at the workplace resource package

    The meeting aims to present and discuss among trade unions, experts and ILO officials the impact of technological advancements on workplaces.

  10. How PROSPECTS Partnership helps build resilience of hosts and refugees communities in Lebanon

    21 November 2022

    Despite facing one of the worst socio-economic crisis in decades, Lebanon continues to host one of the highest number of refugee populations. The PROSPECTS Partnership supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands is providing education, employment and social protection support to build resilience and self-reliance of both hosts and refugees in the country.