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  1. Launch of the National Policy on HIV and the World of Work

    This one-day press conference that is sponsored by the ILO and held under the patronage of the Jordanian Ministry of Labour and Ministry of health will launch the National tripartite Policy on HIV/AIDS and the world of the work in Jordan.

  2. Workshop on the Federation of Palestinian Chambers of Commerce and Industry assessment report

    In June 2012, the ILO regional project to strengthen Employers’ Organizations and Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Arab region initiated activities to increase the policy capacity of participating organizations to engage in evidence based dialogue to create an enabling environment for sustainable enterprise and employment.

  3. Rethinking Arab Economic Growth at the International Institute for Labour Studies

    21 March 2013

    Roundtable on the findings of an ILO and UNDP report on the causes and consequences of the Arab uprisings.

  4. Workshop on Role of Trade Unions in Promoting Decent Work for Domestic Workers in Arab Countries

    The role of regional trade unions in promoting decent work for domestic workers will be discussed at a workshop organized by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States and the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV). The two-day event, the first of its kind in the region, will gather representatives of the Lebanese government, employers’ organizations, trade unions, and civil society actors, including testimonies from domestic workers.

  5. ILO programme of technical cooperation in the occupied Palestinian territory

    The meeting aims to introduce ILO plans for expansion of the technical cooperation programme in the occupied Palestinian territory, which reflects the key principles of the Decent Work Agenda, supports national initiatives targeting decent work deficits, and enhances national capacity to integrate decent work into social and economic policies.

  6. ILO Sub-Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Cooperatives in the Arab States

    The sub-regional workshop on Cooperatives will be held from 23-26 November 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon. The workshop is targeting tripartite and cooperative representation from six Arab countries including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian territory. The workshop presents a unique opportunity for social partners, donors, cooperative federations and members to reflect on the Arab cooperative movement in the context of the global experience, examining more closely the potential role of cooperatives to advance the decent work agenda in Arab States.

  7. Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in the Arab States

    Follow-up on the Arab Action Agenda for Employment adopted in the Arab Employment Forum (Beirut, 19-21 October 2009), the Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in Rabat shall seek to:establish commitment among the soical partners to tripartism principles and modalities of work toward the institutionalization of social dialogue mechinisms in the Arabg State region; survey regional and global expereicnes in promoting social dialogue in order to identify best practice and lessons learned; and, develop a participatory action plan for social dialogue inthe Arab States region.

  8. End of Project Sustainability Workshop

    An ILO workshop to conclude the “Skills Development, Employment Services and Local Economic Recovery for the Construction Sector” project – implemented in South Lebanon from 2008-2011. The event features the presentation of eight new vocational training curricula and will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.

  9. Social Security as a Human Right: What Options for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon?

    A seminar organised by the ILO in partnership with the Committee for Employment of Palestinian Refugees, as part of the project “Improving Access to Employment and Social Protection for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon". The event will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.

  10. Integrating world of work into National HIV and AIDS response

    This meeting will aims at contributing toward the achievement of UNAIDS strategy: “Getting to Zero” through the world of work. Protection of human rights at work by implementation of Recommendation no.200 is expected to contribute towards the goal of zero AIDS related discrimination. Up scaling HIV prevention programmes in the world of work would contribute towards the goal of zero HIV infections.