Resources on Jordan

  1. Inclusion of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Labour Market with a Humanitarian Development Focus: Case Studies and Good Practices

    04 December 2019

    A knowledge sharing event, focusing on good practices in “the inclusion of refugees and displaced persons in the labour market with a humanitarian development nexus,” was held in Jordan in December 2019. The following case studies were presented at the event, highlighting labour market challenges at a time of crisis and innovative solutions that practically address the needs of refugees/displaced persons and countries hosting them – through key themes, models of intervention, and good practices.

  2. Video: Advancing decent work in Jordan’s agriculture sector: A compliance model

    03 December 2019

    Together with partners, the ILO is implementing a project which seeks to improve the living and working conditions of agriculture workers – Jordanian, refugee and migrant workers - through a compliance model that strengthens productivity, national labour legislation and adheres to international labour standards.

  3. © ILO 2019

    Displacement and disability no barrier to work for Syrian refugee

    03 December 2019

    Shaikha, a Syrian refugee who is hearing impaired, has overcome obstacles to find decent employment in a Jordan factory, with ILO support.

  4. Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment in Jordan (2019)

    25 November 2019

    The ILO, under its Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP 2018-2022), streamlines gender considerations across various areas of expertise to advance female economic empowerment in the country. This brief highlights some activities and outputs under the DWCP that have promoted women's economic participation in various sectors in the first half of 2019.

  5. ILO’s Better Work Jordan conducts Occupational Safety and Health workshop for factories exporting to the EU

    Better Work Jordan (BWJ)’s health and safety training contributes to improved working conditions in non-garment factories benefitting from EU's simplified Rules of Origin (RoO) agreement with Jordan.

  6. FAIRWAY produces easy-to-read factsheets on laws governing migrant workers in the Arab States

    13 November 2019

    The ILO’s FAIRWAY Project has mapped out the key legal provisions dealing with migrant workers in English across eight Arab countries to provide greater access to information for the general public.

  7. ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  8. Norwegian Prime Minister meets Syrian refugees, ILO officials to examine impact of employment on refugees in Jordan

    21 October 2019

    The meeting was part of a two-day visit to Jordan by Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg.

  9. Norway-ILO Cooperation in Jordan (2019)

    20 October 2019

    Norway is one of the founding member States of the ILO and is a long-standing and generous partner in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. In Jordan, Norway is supporting the ILO through a number of projects which aim to promote decent work for Jordanian and Syrian women and men in the kingdom.

  10. New programme will promote better work for Egyptian, Palestinian and Jordanian women

    07 October 2019

    A high-level meeting kicks-off a new joint ILO/UN Women programme which will address structural causes of inequalities women face in accessing decent work in the three countries.