Events

November 2018

  1. ILO hosts regional consultation on changing behaviour of employers of domestic workers

    21 November 2018

    Bringing together regional civil society organizations and trade unions, this consultation seeks to explore new thinking on how to shift social norms in domestic work

  2. ILO hosts briefing on labour migration for senior editors and directors at Jordan News Agency

    5 November 2018

    The briefing focuses on principles for rights-based, ethical and gender-sensitive reporting on labour migration in Jordan

April 2018

  1. The Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosts discussion on migrant workers in the construction sector

    24 April 2018

    Construction sector members of the KCCI meet to share experiences and best practices in the promotion of worker welfare in the construction sector.

  2. The 2018 Migration Journalism Fellows convene for training workshop in Amman

    9 - 11 April 2018

    The programme – produced in partnership with the Ethical Journalism Network – targets journalists in order to change the narrative on migration in the region.

March 2018

  1. Lebanon’s new National Choir against Child Labour to perform at the Presidential Palace

    20 March 2018

    Former child labourers from across Lebanon will come together in a special performance in the presence of President Michel Aoun to mark National Children’s Day and say no to child labour.

January 2018

  1. Workshop on performance assessment of competency-based training in practice

    23 January 2018

    ILO and UNICEF are organizing a practical workshop on the modular approach to competency-based training, in collaboration with GIZ ProVET.

December 2017

  1. Launch of the Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration: Middle East Edition at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism conference

    3 December 2017

    The glossary will guide journalists in the region towards rights-based reporting on migration, forced labour and trafficking in persons.

November 2017

  1. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: Opening a whole World of Opportunities

    15 - 18 November 2017

    Under the auspices of the Ministry of International Cooperation, the ILO Cairo Office and the Middle East Council for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE) will hold the third annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Hurghada from 15 to 18 November 2017, titled "Opening a whole World of Opportunities".

October 2017

  1. Interregional Consultation on Labour Migration and Mobility from Asia and Africa to the Middle East

    4 - 5 October 2017

    The two-day event will bring together ILO constituents and stakeholders from 22 countries in three regions to make a technical assessment of key challenges and proposed ways forward to realize fair migration.

  2. Migration Journalism Fellowship Programme kicks off with training workshop

    2 - 3 October 2017

    The 2017 journalism fellows convene for a two-day training workshop covering key labour migration and ethical journalism topics.