What's new

  1. Message by ILO's Director-General on World AIDS Day 2012

    01 December 2012

    This World AIDS day commemoration carries a unanimous hope that the world can bring an end to AIDS.

  2. Launch of the report "Working with Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon (1980-2012): A Mapping of NGO Services"

    The report traces the history of NGO involvement with women migrant domestic workers in Lebanon and explores approaches underlying NGO interventions and partnerships. It also provides a directory of the services currently available to MDWs across Lebanon

  3. ILO to launch mapping of NGO services for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon

    26 November 2012

    The International Labour Organization will issue a report mapping NGO services for women migrant domestic workers in Lebanon on Tuesday (November 27), as part of the Action Programme for Protecting the Rights of Women Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon (PROWD) financed by the European Union and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

  4. Palestinians in Lebanon working under precarious conditions

    20 November 2012

    Restrictions in Lebanon do not exclude Palestinian refugees from the labour market but lead to exploitative conditions, a new ILO-EU study says.

  5. Workshop to present and discuss the results of the labour force survey of Palestinians living in refugee camps and selected gatherings in Lebanon

    The workshop will basically present and discuss the survey results. It aims to have focused deliberations over the labour force data and suggest means for efficient utilization of this information in advocating for better employment conditions and improved legislations for Palestinians’ right to work.

  6. Palestinians in Lebanon working but under precarious conditions

    20 November 2012

    Restrictions on the Palestinian right to work lead to exploitative conditions but do not shut them out of the labour market, says ILO-CEP-EU study.

  7. Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Apprenticeship and Youth Employment

    Within the framework of the ILO project "Tripartite Action for Youth Employment in Jordan", a two-day workshop will be organized to identify priorities and agree on steps to be taken to upgrade apprenticeships and promote youth employment.

  8. Domestic workers' rights both "necessary" and "feasible"

    24 October 2012

    Conference on ILO Convention No. 189 places decent work for domestic workers on the regional policy agenda

  9. ILO Regional Tripartite Conference on Promoting Convention 189: Raising Awareness and Sharing Knowledge

    The International Labour Organization will be organizing a tripartite knowledge-sharing conference on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness on the ILO’s Convention No. 189 and Recommendation 201 and support efforts towards ratification and implementation.

  10. Regional conference on domestic work in the Arab States to convene in Cairo

    19 October 2012

    Government, worker, employer representatives, civil society groups, diplomatic missions and international organizations will convene in Cairo from 22-24 October to discuss domestic work in the Arab States.