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  1. UNICEF and ILO convene a skills roundtable to discuss strategic directions for TVET sector in Lebanon

    12 January 2022

    The roundtable brought together major development partners to reflect on a future course of action to address labour market needs in the current crisis situation in the country in order to build back better

  2. 12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 7: SSE as tool for social cohesion, peace and resilience

    10 January 2022

  3. Iraq Decent Work Country Programme – Two years on

    05 January 2022

    The Decent Work Country Programme was signed in December 2019 between the ILO, the Government of Iraq and social partners to support employment promotion, rights at work, social dialogue and social protection. Two years on, the ILO looks back at some of the progress made in advancing decent work in the country.

  4. Qatar’s labour reforms: what has been achieved?

    02 January 2022

    In recent years, the Government of Qatar has introduced major labour reforms, marking a new era for workers and employers. Key legislation and systems have been introduced to protect workers, and efforts are ongoing to ensure these reforms are fully implemented.

  5. ILO fellowship equips Arab journalists to better report on labour market issues

    23 December 2021

    The ILO has boosted the capacity of Arab journalists to report on labour issues while connecting with and learning from each another through the SSTC Journalism Fellowship for Arab States.

  6. ILO promotes productivity on Lebanon farms through modern greenhouse initiative

    22 December 2021

    The ILO is piloting an initiative to test the impact of modern greenhouses on productivity and working conditions on selected farms in Lebanon, which have been affected by the financial and economic crisis in the country.

  7. Children, journalists and local NGOs join campaign to combat child labour in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

    21 December 2021

    Young children, journalists and NGOs take part in awareness raising activities promoting education and highlighting the dangers of child labour.

  8. Children, journalists and local organizations say “No to Child Labour” in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

    21 December 2021

    A nation-wide campaign is reaching communities most affected by the rise of child labour in Iraq.

  9. UN Secretary-General visits ILO employment creation project in northern Lebanon

    20 December 2021

    As part of a four-day official trip to Lebanon, UN Secretary-General António Guterres visited a joint ILO-UNDP project that is creating jobs and rehabilitating the Tripoli waterfront.

  10. Awareness raising activities to combat child labour launched in Iraq

    19 December 2021

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organization kicked off a series of activities that support a nation-wide campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in Iraq.