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  1. Doha Forum on Decent Work and Poverty Reduction

    Organized by the Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIIFSD) in collaboration with the ILO and the International Training Center (ITC/ILO), the two-day event aims to foster dialogue and an exchange of ideas, experiences and policies on the opportunities and challenges of decent work in poverty reduction.

  2. Regional Workshop on Labour Inspection Good Practices in the Arab States

    The workshop aims to strengthen dialogue and the sharing of good practices on labour inspection between Arab countries. It will explore the role of labour inspection services in mediating encounters between labour laws and new paradigns of production and work management grounded in the principles of decent work.

  3. Know About Business Awareness Raising Workshop

    Within the framework of the Entrepreneurial Learning project, this workshop is a joint effort by the European Training Foundation (ETF), UNESCO and the ILO to raise awareness on entrepreneurship education and the ILO Know About Business programme amongst policymakers, government officials and senior educators in Lebanon.

  4. HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in Jordan

    Within the framework of the Jordan World AIDS Day campaign 2011, these workshops are intended to improve the capacity of the government and social partners to respond timely to the HIV/AIDS challenges at workplace and to give effect to the ILO Recommendation (No. 200) for 2010, concerning HIV and AIDS and world of work.

  5. Workers' and Employers' Organizations and the United Nations: Promoting social justice in a changing Arab region

    Workers and employers from the Arab states are participating in a workshop that aims to fostering a new development model for the Arab region and the establishment of corresponding national development frameworks, including stronger and more coherent UN policy responses to employment and decent work challenges.

  6. Towards the Elimination of Child Labour in Lebanon: Forging Partnerships, Accelerating Action

    A national stakeholder consultation engaging members of the public and private sectors, academia and civil society who are working to eliminate child labour. The event will review ILO studies on child labour in Lebanon over the last decade, as well as key findings of statistical research on child labour undertaken in partnership with the Saint Joseph University. The meeting aims to build a common understanding and forge a consensus on future action targeting the worst forms of child labour.

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

    ILO and Souk Al Tayeb will be organizing a charity lunch featuring traditional Palestinian dishes prepared by women from the Ain al-Helwe and Nahr al-Bared camps. The event aims to revive Palestinian food traditions and raise funds to support Palestinian entrepreneurs to access markets outside the camps.

  8. Launching of the Jordan Decent Work Country Programme

    Jordan was the first country in the Arab region to sign a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) in 2006. The new DWCP for the period 2012-2015 articulates the strategic framework for ILO interventions at the national level. The goal of the DWCP is to support national initiatives aimed at reducing decent work deficits, and strengthening national capacity to mainstream decent work in social and economic policies.

  9. Moving Towards a Child Labour Free Jordan

    The Child Labour project that will be launched in Amman is a key element of the new Decent Work Country Programme (2012-2015). It is built on the premise that the twin goals of eradicating child labour and enforcing the right to education for all are achievable in Jordan within a relatively short time frame.

  10. Expert Meeting on Youth Employment in the Arab States

    ILO and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung will be organizing a two-day expert meeting on youth employment, aiming at raising awareness on the urgency of promoting decent work for youth.