What's new

  1. Supervisory Skills Training to promote decent work in Jordan’s manufacturing sector

    ILO supervisors training will contribute to support the implementation of the EU’s Rules of Origin agreement with Jordan.

  2. New ILO Standards on Violence and Harassment at Work: What benefits for Workers?

    21 June 2019

    After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...

  3. Future of trade unions depends on organizing the informal economy

    20 June 2019

    A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.

  4. ILO and Swiss Embassy in Jordan Screen Documentary: “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما” on International Domestic Workers’ Day

    17 June 2019

    The screening and panel discussion were organised by the ILO and Swiss Embassy to raise awareness around migrant domestic workers’ rights through the relationship between migrant workers and Arab youth.

  5. Asia-Pacific and Arab States labour ministers: Harness opportunities of the future, for decent work for all

    13 June 2019

    Asia Pacific Group (ASPAG) labour ministers met on sidelines of the Centenary session of the International Labour Conference to exchange ideas on generating Decent Work for sustainable development in the wider Asia Pacific region.

  6. ILO and Swiss Embassy in Jordan to Celebrate International Domestic Workers’ Day with Screening of ILO Documentary: “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما”

    The screening and panel discussion, organised by the ILO and Swiss Embassy, will explore the relationship between migrant workers and Arab youth, and aim to challenge common perceptions about migrant workers.

  7. Jordanian youth highlight plight of working children through artistic performances

    13 June 2019

    The performances were part of an event marking this year’s World Day Against Child Labour.

  8. Palestinian Prime Minister: Restructuring national economy will create jobs for Palestinians

    12 June 2019

    The Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority Mohamad Shtayyeh was amongst a large number of world leaders who expressed strong support for the ILO as it marks its 100th anniversary at the Centenary International Labour Conference.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour sheds light on working children in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    12 June 2019

    ILO Jordan holds events for children working on farms to highlight importance of education on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.

  10. International Domestic Workers Day to be marked in Qatar

    12 June 2019

    All domestic workers and their employers invited to celebrate the International Domestic Workers Day at a fun and informative event.