Resources on Qatar

  1. “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.

  2. 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.

  3. Challenges and opportunities of Qatar labour law reform discussed

    01 November 2018

    Benefits and challenges of reforms highlighted at conference

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    Qatar easing of exit visa system comes into force

    28 October 2018

  5. Project Office for the State of Qatar

    26 October 2018

    In 2017 the ILO and Qatar entered into a comprehensive 3-year technical cooperation programme. This reflects the commitment of the Government of Qatar and the ILO to cooperate on ensuring compliance with ratified international labour Conventions as well as achieving basic principles and rights related to work in the State of Qatar.

  6. ILO works with Qatar to promote equality and non-discrimination in the workforce

    20 October 2018

    Workshop looks at ILO’s Convention 111 and application in Qatari context

  7. Qatar Financial Centre, Labour Ministry and International Labour Organization join hands to enhance human-resource skills in Qatar

    25 September 2018

    Capacity building programme to help build culture of workplace cooperation.

  8. International best practices on domestic workers discussed in Qatar

    18 September 2018

    Partners share ideas on how the rights of both domestic workers and their employers can be ensured.

  9. End of exit permits for most migrant workers in Qatar welcomed

    04 September 2018

    Qatar introduces new legislation to ensure freedom of movement of migrant workers, advancing its reform agenda.

  10. ILO inaugurates its first project office in Qatar

    30 April 2018

    The office will support implementation of a comprehensive technical cooperation programme on working conditions and labour rights in Qatar.