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  1. Launching of Jordan Decent Work Country Programme and Moving Towards a Child Labour Free Jordan Project

    10 March 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) through its Regional Office for Arab States is launching the second Decent Work Country Programme for Jordan through an official ceremony on Sunday 11 March 2012 at the Landmark Hotel in Amman

  2. ILO hosts Atayeb Palestine charity lunch at Tawlet, as part of the Palestinian Women's Economic Empowerment Project

    24 February 2012

    ILO and Souk El Tayeb will host a charity lunch at Tawlet on Sunday (February 26) featuring traditional Palestinian dishes prepared by women from the Ain al-Helwe and Nahr al-Bared camps.

  3. “A new era of social justice”: Statement by ILO Director General, for World Day of Social Justice 2012

    20 February 2012

    “A new era of social justice”: Statement by Juan Somavia, ILO Director General, On the occasion of World Day of Social Justice- 20 February 2012.

  4. Child Labour entrenched in Lebanon’s deprived regions, says ILO-USJ research

    15 February 2012

    Deteriorating socio-economic conditions and school drop outs have led to a nationwide increase in child labour, particularly in the North and Beqaa, according to two studies launched by the International Labour Organization and the Université Saint Joseph on Wednesday (February 15) at UNESCO Palace.

  5. How the ILO supports change in the Arab world

    17 January 2012

    The world has been transfixed in admiration at the courage of the women and men who have taken to the streets across the Arab States over the past year. Farah Dakhlallah, ILO Regional Outreach and Advocacy Officer in Beirut, reports from Yemen and Lebanon where the ILO assists in preparing a better future for workers in the region.

  6. Workshop on Developing a national policy on HIV and AIDS andthe World of Work in Jordan

    15 December 2011

    ILO is organizing a workshop on Developing a national policy on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in Jordan from 17-19 December 2011 at the Landmark Hotel in Amman, Jordan.

  7. Arab Spring demands new development model, say workers, employers and the UN

    13 December 2011

    Unemployment, inequality and glaring social dialogue deficits must be tackled through a coordinated and coherent response by all development players, according to some 60 representatives of five UN agencies and employers' and workers' organizations from over eight Arab countries gathering in Beirut from 13-14 December.

  8. Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities- 3 December 2011

    01 December 2011

    On this Day the ILO calls for a concerted effort to expand opportunities for decent and productive work for persons with disabilities as one of the most effective channels of inclusive development.

  9. From Architect to Street Vendor: Discrimination at work against Persons Living with HIV in the Arab States

    30 November 2011

    Most Arab States do not have coherent national policies and laws designed to deal with HIV and AIDS in the workplace. They thus lack the means to prevent discrimination at work against nearly half a million of people living with HIV in the region. ILO Online reports from the capital of Jordan, Amman.

  10. Labour Market Information in Lebanon

    Within the framework of the project “Support to Public Employment Services (PES) in Lebanon”, the ILO is organizing a consultation workshop to support the development and implementation of a Labour Market Information in Lebanon