This meeting will aim at contributing toward the achievement of UNAIDS strategy: "Getting to Zero" through the world of work. Protection of human rights at work by implementation of Recommendation no.200 is expected to contribute towards the goal of zero AIDS related discrimination. Up scaling HIV prevention programmes in the world of work would contribute towards the goal of zero HIV infections.
- Increase capacity and knowledge of ILO constituents (Ministries of Labour, workers' and employers' representatives) and NAP managers in relation to HIV and AIDS and the world of work and the new International Labour Standard: Recommendation 200 Concerning HIV and AIDS and the World of Work.
- To create a platform for discussion on possible development of national or sub-regional strategy to tackle HIV and AIDS within the world of work
- To enhance understanding of participants on development/ implementation of the workplace policy/ programme as a component of National AIDS strategies.
- To facilitate networking and collaboration among regional and national stakeholders from Ministries of Health, Ministries of Labour and ILO social partners (employers and workers), in order to develop national and sub-regional strategies and sectoral plans on HIV/AIDS and the world of work in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria .
- The Iraqi national responsse to HIV/AIDS
- Syrian national strategic framework on HIV/AIDS 2012-2016
- Jordanian national strategic framework on HIV/AIDS 2012-2016
- AIDS and work in Jordan between the present and the future
- HIV & AIDS and the world of work: The ILO's approach and introduction to Recommendation no. 200
- HIV/ASIDS situation and UNAIDS 2011-15 strategy
- Situation analysis and risk factors concerning the WoW in the Arab States
- Protecting migrarnts: ILO's approach and models of internventions
- How to develop national policy on HIV and AIDS and the world of work
- HIV & AIDS and the world of work: A global tool: The ILO recommendation concerning HIV and AIDS and the world of work
- Invovlement of private sector in HIV/AIDS issue
- The need and rights of migrant workers: Promoting a hoslistic approach to combating HIV/AIDS in the Mashreq region