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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of World AIDS Day -1 December 2011

    28 November 2011

  4. ILO'S 15th ASIA PACIFIC REGIONAL MEETING TO BE HELD IN KYOTO, JAPAN will consider employment, economic outlook

    15 November 2011

    The 15th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will take place from 4-7 December 2011 at the Kyoto International Convention Centre (KICC), Kyoto, Japan.

  5. Enabling a national workplace response to HIV/AIDS in Jordan

    15 November 2011

    Ensuring fundamental rights at work and social protection for workers and job seekers living with HIV and AIDS and protecting them against discrimination are the subjects of two workshops to be held in Amman and Aqaba on November 15 and 17.

  6. Kuwait contributes US$500,000 to promote Decent Work in the occupied Palestinian territory

    14 November 2011

    Kuwait contributed US$500,000 on Monday (November 14) to support the ILO’s Palestinian technical cooperation programme targeting enhanced job creation, social dialogue and social protection efforts in the occupied Palestinian territory.

  7. The global jobs crisis: the G-20 must act now to avoid a lost decade – Op-Ed by ILO Director-General Juan Somavia

    02 November 2011

    The world employment outlook is dire. Unemployment stands at more than 200 million, and is rising. The current rate of global jobs growth, at 1 per cent or less per year, will not replace the 30 million jobs lost since the crisis began in 2008.

  8. Situation in Arab Countries: “The independence of the trade union movement is necessary …”, explains Walid Hamdan from ILO-ACTRAV

    30 October 2011

  9. Doha Forum leads the way to poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals

    26 October 2011

    In a move set to combat poverty in the MENA region through the application of Decent Work strategies, the Doha Forum for Decent Work and Poverty Reduction today announced a work plan to be presented to the United Nations in early 2012.

  10. A Decent Work approach to state-building in the occupied Palestinian territory

    26 October 2011

    Labour rights, jobs and social protection are at the heart of the ILO’s new Decent Work Strategy for the occupied Palestinian territory (2012-2014) set to launch by early 2012.