Resources on Qatar

  1. Over 1,000 runners enjoy first Qatar ‘Workers Fun Run’

    26 April 2019

    Migrant workers enjoy unique event promoting togetherness and good health

  2. ILO supports strategic compliance planning for the Labour Inspection Department in Qatar

    28 March 2019

    Goal to transition from traditional inspection model to strategic approach

  3. Conflict and mass displacement increase child labour

    20 March 2019

    Conflict and crisis in the Middle East and North Africa has led to an increase in child labour across the region, including in children’s involvement in armed conflict and other illicit activities, a new report finds.

  4. Fair recruitment to the fore in Qatar

    06 February 2019

    Fair recruitment features prominently in the technical cooperation programme signed between the International Labour Organization and the State of Qatar. Alix Nasri, Labour Migration and Employment Specialist based at the ILO Project Office in Doha explains what is being done.

  5. “Thank you Soma”: ILO documentary explores relationship between migrant domestic workers and Arab youth

    18 December 2018

    On the occasion of International Migrants Day, the ILO premieres a new documentary that aims to challenge common perceptions about migrant domestic workers.

  6. New ILO documentary challenges common perceptions about migrant domestic workers

    18 December 2018

    Like millions of others, Soma, now 57, left her home, friends and young children to become a domestic worker and provide for her family. Some 30 years later, she travelled to her home village in Sri Lanka with Nour, the 24-year-old Lebanese woman she helped raise.

  7. “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما”: ILO documentary explores relationship between migrant domestic workers and Arab youth

    17 December 2018

    On the occasion of International Migrants Day (18 December), the ILO will premiere a new documentary film that aims to change the narrative about migrant domestic workers in the Arab States region.

  8. United Nations Day celebrated in Qatar

    13 December 2018

    United Nations Day has been celebrated for the first time in Qatar, marking the strong relationship between the UN and the State of Qatar.

  9. Challenges and opportunities of Qatar labour law reform discussed

    01 November 2018

    Benefits and challenges of reforms highlighted at conference

  10. © Marwan Naamani / AFP 2019

    Qatar easing of exit visa system comes into force

    28 October 2018