What's new

  1. Expert Meeting: Review and Finalization of the ILO/KAB 2012 edition

    This 3-day experts’ meeting will be chaired by the ILO RO-Beirut Enterprise Development Specialist. The meeting will be attended by KAB Regional and National Key Facilitators and KAB coordinators from the Arab Region.

  2. Training Workshop: Introducing Green Concepts in ILO KAB and SIYB Packages

    This 3-day training workshop will be delivered by Mr. Marek Harsdorff (Green Jobs Programme, ILO), who will present the green concepts that have been integrated in the SIYB package and the new KAB module “Know About Green Business”.

  3. Green Jobs Kick-Off Workshop in the Arab States: The Lebanon Case Study

    27 July 2011

    Representatives from international organizations, ministries, business, labour and environmental groups will gather at the UN House, Beirut, on July 28-29 for a two-day workshop organized by the ILO, UNDP and ESCWA. The workshop, which is the first of its kind to be held in Lebanon, will showcase the employment potential of the green economy, highlight the nexus between climate change and decent work, and kick-off policy discussions to stimulate youth employment in green sectors of the Lebanese economy.

  4. Jordan seeks to close gender pay gap through a National Steering Committee for Pay Equity

    21 July 2011

    Jordan has stepped up efforts to combat gender discrimination in the workplace through a National Steering Committee for Pay Equity (NSCPE) set to be launched in Amman on Monday (July 25).

  5. Message by ILO Director-General on the occasion of International Day of Cooperatives

    30 June 2011

  6. Hospitality sector growth holds promise of job creation amid poor working conditions, says National Employment Office

    23 June 2011

    Employment will continue to grow in the Lebanese hospitality sector but persisting structural weaknesses and deficits in respecting fair working conditions must be addressed to enhance productivity, according to a report released by the National Employment Office on Thursday (June 23).

  7. Towards a national HIV/AIDS workplace strategy in the Mashreq countries

    21 June 2011

    Combating HIV/AIDS in the workplace is set to become an integral component of national HIV/AIDS strategies in several Arab countries, notably those participating in ongoing technical consultations with the International Labour Organization.

  8. ILO Director-General's statement on Bahrain

    20 June 2011

    The Director-General of the ILO condemned the public call by the Joint Committee of Major Companies in Bahrain to the 15 members of the Executive Committee of the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions to resign immediately or to face criminal and civil law prosecution.

  9. 100th ILO annual Conference decides to bring an estimated 53 to 100 million domestic workers worldwide under the realm of labour standards

    16 June 2011

    The government, worker and employer delegates at the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Thursday, 16 June adopted a historic set of international standards aimed at improving the working conditions of tens of millions of domestic workers worldwide.

  10. Voices from the 100th International Labour Conference II

    14 June 2011

    A selection of short interviews were filmed at the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Conference, held at the United Nations in Geneva. These highlights include delegates' views on the issue of social justice, the International Labour Conference (ILC) as an invaluable and unique forum for tripartite dialogue between workers, employers and government representatives as well as youth unemployment in the 21st Century.