Resources on Labour migration in Arab States

  1. 24 hours, 24 destinations, 2 Arab States – ILO’s marks its 100 birthday with ‘virtual’ global tour stops in Lebanon and Jordan

    11 April 2019

    As part of a live 24-hour “Global Tour” of national events in 24 countries, governments, workers and employers marked the ILO Centenary in Jordan and Lebanon by showcasing the agency’s work on the promotion of decent work.

  2. ILO and tripartite partners in Lebanon celebrate the organization’s centenary

    02 April 2019

    In an event under the High Patronage of the President of the Lebanese Republic General Michel Aoun, the International Labour Organization (ILO) celebrates its 100-year anniversary

  3. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) – Phase II

    15 January 2019

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries include Hong Kong SAR, Jordan, Nepal, the Philippines, Tunisia and Qatar.

  4. Minimum wages and wage protection in the Arab States: Ensuring a just system for national and migrant workers

    08 January 2019

    This note for policymakers explores how States in the region – particularly those with a high percentage of migrant workers – can initiate a systematic, evidence-based process for setting and adjusting minimum wages, drawing on ILO standards and international good practice, whilst also improving and strengthening systems of wage protection.

  5. The Jordan Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2022)

    27 December 2018

  6. The Oman Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2020)

    27 December 2018

  7. The Kuwait Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2020)

    27 December 2018

  8. The Lebanon Decent Work Country Programme (2017-2020)

    27 December 2018

  9. ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan 2018: A Year in Review

    20 December 2018

    The newsletter provides highlights to some of the work that has been underway in Jordan to supports both Syrian refugees and members of their host community through employment, training and capacity building.

  10. Promoting the role of Public Notaries in ensuring rights-based employment between employers and migrant domestic workers in Lebanon

    19 December 2018

    The ILO has launched a new partnership with the Public Notaries Council Office in Lebanon, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, to provide training to all public notaries on their role in helping to regulate the domestic work sector.