What's new

  1. End of exit permits for most migrant workers in Qatar welcomed

    04 September 2018

    Qatar introduces new legislation to ensure freedom of movement of migrant workers, advancing its reform agenda.

  2. ILO and Oman renew partnership to advance decent work in the Sultanate

    03 September 2018

    A new Decent Work Country Programme for Oman is officially launched in Muscat.

  3. ILO lauds Jordan for protecting private school teacher wages through digital payments

    31 August 2018

    The National Committee for Pay Equity (NCPE) and the Stand-up with Teachers Campaign have lobbied for the move since late 2017 with the support of the ILO.

  4. ILO and Kuwait News Agency host journalism training workshop to strengthen reporting on labour migration

    31 August 2018

    The ILO Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) collaborates with the Kuwait State News Agency to train journalists on specialised reporting on labour migration issues.

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    ILO, Jordan to expand green employment project for Jordanians and Syrian refugees

    15 August 2018

    The ILO and Jordan’s Ministry of Agriculture agree to implement the second phase of a project to boost decent jobs through green works and labour-intensive employment in agriculture and forestry.

  6. ILO mosaics training opens doors for disabled Syrian refugees and Jordanians

    05 August 2018

    ILO training programme aims to help young women and men enhance their skills and boost their employability.

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    Boosting skills, promoting employment: ILO mosaics training opens doors for disabled Syrian refugees and Jordanians

    05 August 2018

    Training programme supports members of both communities to find work and generate income through their newly-acquired skills.

  8. Making quality jobs a reality for all: Highlights from Jordan's Better Work Forum

    02 August 2018

    Better Work Jordan hosts a high-level discussion on the future of the garment industry in the country.

  9. Jordan: Migrant workers find ways to access justice

    30 July 2018

    The combination of effective grievance procedures and action taken by a pioneering Workers’ Centre is helping to put an end to the abuse of migrant workers in Jordan.

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    ILO, UNHCR strengthen partnership to promote employment for refugees and Jordanian host communities in Jordan

    17 July 2018

    A Letter of Understanding, signed by the two agencies, outlines ways to increase collaboration of joint activities aimed at helping Refugees and Host Communities access decent work.