Resources on Qatar

  1. 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.

  2. Recommendations on the Establishment of the Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund in Qatar: Drawing from international experience

    01 November 2019

    This report developed by the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar presents a summary of key elements of schemes and models from around the world that could inform the operationalization of the newly established Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund in Qatar.

  3. Assessment of the Wage Protection System in Qatar

    01 November 2019

    This report developed by the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar provides insight into the strengths and gaps in the Wage Protection System from a number of perspectives, and puts forward actionable recommendations for its improvement.

  4. Executive summary - Assessment of the Qatar Labour Inspection System

    01 November 2019

    This report developed by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs and International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar provides insight into the functioning of the Labour Inspection Department in Qatar. It contributed to a joint reflection at the national level on the steps needed to improve the efficiency, quality and impact of labour inspection services.

  5. © C. Lepetit / Only World 2019

    Landmark labour reforms signal end of kafala system in Qatar

    16 October 2019

    Freedom to change jobs, removal of exit permits and non-discriminatory minimum wage to enter into force by January 2020.

  6. Study identifies effective mitigation strategies to keep workers safe from heat stress

    11 October 2019

    Largest ever study on the impact of heat stress reveals effectiveness of a number of existing approaches, and makes recommendations to better protect workers during summer months

  7. Comprehensive training programme for all labour inspectors underway in Qatar

    06 October 2019

    Training initiative marks key step in strategy to forge a stronger Labour Inspection Department

  8. Collaborating to promote labour rights in Qatar’s hospitality sector

    04 October 2019

    Convened by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, ILO, and the Institute for Human Rights and Business the Working group for sustainable growth and decent work in Qatar’s hospitality is multi-stakeholder forum, open to all hotel companies operating in Qatar. This short brochure explains wthe role and activities of the Working Group.

  9. Global Forum highlights role of business in labour reforms and migration governance

    01 October 2019

    Global Forum on Migration and Development Business Mechanism brings business and government together.

  10. Video - OSH Month Qatar 2019

    08 August 2019