Resources on Social security in the Arab States

  1. Jordan holds first national conference on labour inspection

    23 August 2019

    Organised by the ILO, the conference focused on ways to advance labour inspection in Jordan’s agricultural sector.

  2. Kuwait pledges further funds to support ILO activities in the Palestinian Territory

    05 July 2019

    A new $0.5 million grant from Kuwait to the ILO will promote decent work and social justice in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, bringing the total of Kuwait’s annual contributions to ILO efforts in the Arab States region to US$ 5.5 million since 2009.

  3. Advancing Decent Work in Jordan’s Agriculture Sector: A compliance model

    27 June 2019

    This project seeks to advance decent work and the status of agriculture workers – Jordanian, refugee and migrant workers - through a compliance model that strengthens productivity, national labour legislation and adheres to international labour standards.

  4. Advancing decent work and better living conditions for workers in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    09 May 2019

    Representatives from the ILO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands visited a makeshift camp in the northern city of Ramtha to examine some of the interventions that are being implemented under an ILO project aimed at improving working and living conditions for workers in the agricultural sector.

  5. Advancing decent work and better living conditions for workers in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    09 May 2019

    Representatives from the Kingdom of the Netherlands visit refugee farm workers being supported by ILO interventions aimed at improving working and living conditions for workers in the agricultural sector.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. Minister of Labour and ILO officials discuss designing a pension system for Lebanon and reforming the labour law

    06 March 2019

    Minister Camille Abousleiman meets with ILO delegation to explore means of reforming social protection and reforming the labour law in Lebanon.

  9. Reporting Labour Statistics to the ILO for better SDG monitoring in Arab States

    18 February 2019

    An ILO-led workshop held in Amman, Jordan, focused on strengthening the capacities and promoting peer-to-peer learning amongst Arab countries with regards to statistical methods and sources to compile datasets relevant to the decent work.

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

    27 December 2018