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  1. Brighter light and higher hopes: Solar energy systems keep technical schools running in Lebanon

    10 January 2023

    The ILO provided a number of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) schools with solar systems in Lebanon to keep their doors open and trained their students on solar panel installation and maintenance to build their skills and help them find job opportunities amid the country’s multifaceted crisis.

  2. Iraq and Egypt exchange experience on enhancing labour inspection and safety at work

    09 January 2023

    A delegation, bringing together ILO’s tripartite constituents from Federal Iraq and the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, took part in a study tour to Egypt, where they met with counterparts and exchanged knowledge on issues related to labour and occupational safety and health inspection.

  3. Preparatory Workshop for the National Social Protection Strategy Steering Committee Meeting - Jordan

    28 December 2022

  4. TRANSFORM Programme Emphasizes Collaboration in Social Protection Sector - Jordan

    28 December 2022

  5. Policy dialogue on access of refugees, internally displaced persons, and host communities to Iraq’s labour market

    21 December 2022

    ILO and UNHCR organised a policy dialogue to discuss the findings of a new ILO report, which examines the access of refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members to the labour market.

  6. Jordan launches first ILO SCORE Training programme in the Middle East

    21 December 2022

    The training is set to improve SMEs’ productivity and working conditions in the agri-food sector in the country.

  7. Trade union federations in Kenya and Lebanon sign Memoradum of Understanding (MOU) to support and empower African workers in Lebanon

    20 December 2022

    In November 2022, the Kenyan Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU-K) and the National Federation of Worker and Employee Trade Unions in Lebanon (FENASOL) committed to inter-union collaboration on both sides of the migration corridor to create a more solid protection framework.

  8. Roundtable discussion on the integration of a public works programme in Iraq’s social protection landscape

    19 December 2022

    A roundtable discussion organised by the Ministry of Planning and ILO focused on a new paper that outlines factors and challenges that need to be considered in designing and integrating a public works programme within the social protection landscape in Iraq, in line with the Government of Iraq’s objectives and informed by international best practices.

  9. UN Women and ILO hold the 4th annual meeting of the regional Joint Strategic Coordination Committee for the Work for Women programme

    18 December 2022

  10. ILO announces winners of the 2022 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    16 December 2022

    Winning entries provide balanced and ethical reporting on migrants and labour migration and encourage the media to address stereotypes and misconceptions.