21 April 2019
At the Arab Labour Conference in Cairo, Jaradat spoke of the challenges and opportunities presented by the labour market in Arab States, and highlighted some of the results achieved by countries in the region with the support of the ILO. During the conference, ILO officials also presented the key findings of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work’s flagship report.
New ILO Office
30 April 2018
The office will support implementation of a comprehensive technical cooperation programme on working conditions and labour rights in Qatar.
27 April 2018
First visit by an ILO Director-General to the Palestinian Territory in two decades aims to consolidate cooperation between the Organization and Palestinian partners.
“Decent work for all is crucial for inclusive social and economic development” – ILO Regional Director Jaradat
26 April 2018
Creating immediate jobs alongside improving labour market governance lead to long-term expansion of economic opportunities for Syrian refugees and the communities that host them, said ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat at the Brussels II conference on supporting Syrians and the region.
20 April 2018
The meeting begins a three-day visit, Ryder’s first official visit to the Occupied Palestinian Territory.
18 April 2018
Lebanon’s first Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme (EIIP) is launched, to provide jobs in infrastructure projects for both Lebanese and Syrians.
Arab Labour Conference, Cairo
11 April 2018
At the 45th Arab Labour Conference in Cairo, ILO Regional Director for Arab States, Ruba Jaradat, addressed the one-week event during its opening session and met with the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, the Director-General of the Arab Labour Organization and with ministers and social partners from the Arab world.
08 March 2018
On International Women’s Day, International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Director for Arab States Dr Ruba Jaradat calls on societies and governments to recognize the contribution of women care workers who uphold our economies and communities.
331st ILO Governing Body
08 November 2017
At its 331st Session, the ILO’s Governing Body recognized progress made by Qatar, and welcomed its commitment to ensuring fundamental principles and rights at work for all workers and the resulting breakthrough to end the “kafala” sponsorship system.
25 October 2017
Jaradat confirms ILO plans to establish and manage a specialised vocational training centre, to train practitioners on developing the skills of youth in line with labour market needs.