Resources on Qatar

  1. Decree paves way for election of worker representatives in enterprises

    01 May 2019

    Worker voice to be boosted through elections to Joint Committees

  2. 3rd Conference on Occupational safety and Health in the State of Qatar

    30 April 2019

  3. First Qatar OSH month comes to a successful close

    30 April 2019

    Over 15,000 take part in events across Qatar to strengthen culture of Occupational Safety and Health

  4. New heat stress guidance to be issued before summer 2019

    28 April 2019

    Heat stress guidance and a new labour inspection policy to foster a national preventative safety and health culture in Qatar.

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

    26 April 2019

    Migrant workers enjoy unique event promoting togetherness and good health

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. “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.

  10. 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.