What's new

  1. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs to begin assessing Iraqi internally displaced persons and returnees in need of social protection assistance with UN support

    01 February 2023

  2. ILO, JCC and partners discuss amendments to cooperative legislation in the country

    27 January 2023

    The proposed modifications to the country’s cooperative law are meant to eventually lead to revised legislation, paving the way for an autonomous, inclusive and self-reliant cooperative movement in Jordan.

  3. Third meeting of the Policy Working Group in Jordan

    24 January 2023

  4. Entrepreneurial skills and access to finance support business development among refugees in Iraq

    24 January 2023

    Hishyar Bashir Sadoon is a Syrian refugee who owns a small construction business. He was recently able to expand his business under ILO’s financial inclusion initiative, targeting refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members.

  5. ILO leads MENA leadership programme to promote a just transition to a green future of work

    20 January 2023

    Worker, employer and government representatives from the region met online to gain a better understanding gained a better understanding of how to shape policies to implement climate change commitments.

  6. Capacity building training for ILO constituents boosts efforts to reform social protection in Iraq

    19 January 2023

    The training is part of broader support to Iraq’s constituents in strengthening the social protection system in Iraq.

  7. The ILO and Yemen’s development fund pledge to further promote decent work for the most vulnerable

    18 January 2023

    A new agreement will see increased cooperation on generating labour market data, creating short term decent jobs, and promoting social protection and gender inclusion.

  8. Employment Intensive Approaches create decent jobs in cultural heritage development

    18 January 2023

    A joint ILO/EU/UNESCO project is supporting the conservation and rehabilitation of cultural heritage at the World Heritage Site of the Erbil Citadel. The ILO is applying Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) approaches to create decent jobs for around 1,000 workers. In addition, the ILO through EIIP approaches will facilitate the recognition of skills for 40 workers in three different occupations related to the conservation of historical sites. EIIP Technical Officer Bashar Elsamarneh explains.

  9. The Government of Nigeria convenes a National Stakeholders’ Workshop on Labour Market Information System (LMIS)

    18 January 2023

    With support from the International Labour Organization (ILO), and within the framework of FAIRWAY global programmme, the Government of Nigeria has facilitated a National Stakeholders’ Workshop on Labour Market Information System (LMIS) from 11th - 14th of October 2022

  10. Meet Zgharta’s sibling entrepreneurs: Marina and Hind Nehme

    16 January 2023

    Two sisters who won an ILO competition for their gluten free business speak about their journey with the ILO