02 November 2021
Lebanon’s newly appointed Minister of Labour has met with ILO Regional Director for the Arab States Dr. Ruba Jaradat to outline cooperation on the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda.
Speech of Dr. Ruba Jaradat, ILO Regional Director for Arab States at the 47th Arab Labour Conference
05 September 2021
The speech highlights the need for a multi-pronged strategy in the Arab States region to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Labour Market in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: a Forecasting Model Assessment
05 March 2021
The purpose of this report is to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on the labour market in the OPT, despite the lack of detailed data. Policy recommendations are provided based on the results of the analysis and with a view to mitigating the impact of the pandemic on the labour market in the OPT.
Seminar: Changes ahead in labour regulations for Jordanian businesses sourcing and selling agro-products
ILO and CBI hold seminar on regulatory frameworks, occupational safety and health measures, business policies and structures to provide safe and decent work in Jordan’s agriculture sector.
09 November 2020
Overview of ILO-Iraq progress towards Decent Work for all.
04 November 2020
Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy holds meeting with ILO to discuss strategy development and way forward.
28 September 2020
The PROSPECTS partnership is spearheaded by the Government of the Netherlands, bringing together the ILO, IFC, UNHCR, UNICEF and the World Bank. It seeks to develop a new paradigm in responding to forced displacement crises, by improving access to employment, education and protection.
10 September 2020
A new initiative by the ILO will provide small and medium agricultural and food processing companies with training and technical support to improve their business continuity, resilience and decent job retention in response to the multiple crises that have hit Lebanon.
ILO and CBI sign MoU to boost decent working conditions for farm workers and improve export opportunities for SMEs to foreign markets
09 September 2020
The agreement will help enhance economic opportunities and decent work, through joint collaboration at export, farm and sectoral level.
01 September 2020
The ILO has developed an online version of its Arabic-language “Know About Business” entrepreneurship programme to enable remote entrepreneurship education.