Resources on Jordan

  1. EU-ILO collaboration in the monitoring of labour aspects in the implementation of the EU’s rules of origin initiative for Jordan (Phase II)

    16 July 2019

    The project, in its second phase, implements interventions aimed at supporting the EU-Jordan Agreement on the relaxation of the rules of origin (RoO). The agreement facilitates access of specific Jordanian product categories to the EU market while creating incentives for Jordanian employers to recruit Syrian workers in addition to their Jordanian employees, in order to meet the requirements under the Jordan Compact.

  2. Success is sweet for “Determined Women” from Jordan and Syria

    11 July 2019

    A group of Syrian and Jordanian women who received ILO support to set up a joint business venture producing and selling sweets and other foods, have found success.

  3. EU Ambassador to Jordan: “Jobs are the centre of our effort to help Jordan get on a path to sustainable economic growth”

    10 July 2019

    H.E. Ambassador Fontana examines impact of EU-ILO interventions to promote decent work in Jordan.

  4. More Trade for More Jobs: Identifying The Employment Potential of Jordan’s Exports

    27 June 2019

    This report explores the potential of creating decent work opportunities in Jordan through expanding exports, estimating that one-third of the jobs that the country seeks to create for Jordanians can happen through improved exports. The report also provides concrete recommendations on the policies and programmes that would help link exports to job creation.

  5. Addressing the Worst Forms of Child Labour - The Jordanian Agriculture Sector

    27 June 2019

    This project seeks to substantially reduce the incidence of the worst forms of child labour in the agriculture sector among host communities and Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  6. 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.

  7. Better Work Jordan holds its eleventh Annual Stakeholders' Forum

    25 June 2019

    Better Work Jordan’s annual forum calls for strengthened efforts to sustain progress in working conditions and building more partnerships to ensure the sustainability of compliance in the garment industry in Jordan.

  8. Training trainers to promote cooperation development in Jordan’s agriculture sector

    25 June 2019

    An ILO “training of trainers” workshop strengthens the role of cooperatives in advancing decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan’s agricultural sector.

  9. Formalizing access to the legal labour market for refugees and host communities in Jordan (Phase II)

    24 June 2019

    This project seeks to support Jordanians and Syrian refugees in accessing decent work in Jordan’s labour market through skills development and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), while also supporting female workers to enter and remain in the formal work force through targeted support. It also supports refugee workers with work permit issuance in selected sectors, including through an ILO-developed web-based platform.

  10. Supervisory Skills Training to promote decent work in Jordan’s manufacturing sector

    ILO supervisors training will contribute to support the implementation of the EU’s Rules of Origin agreement with Jordan.