October 2017

  1. Quantitative techniques of impact evaluation: youth and women employment programmes. A step-by-step approach

    2 - 6 October 2017

    The course will expose participants to advanced skills for conducting impact evaluations of youth employment programmes. Upon completion, participants will have improved or updated their understanding of quantitative impact evaluation concepts and methods; will have reviewed and tested impact evaluation methods and techniques, such as randomized control trials; and will be in a position to identify the most pertinent types of impact evaluation, taking into account specific project constraints, institutional and national contexts, and budgetary, time and data constraints.

September 2017

  1. The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Arab region

    20 - 21 September 2017

    The conference will bring together workers’ leaders, voices from academia, governments and employers from across the region to discuss the profound transformations and challenges faced by the world of work today and in the future.

  2. © Tabitha Ross/ILO 2019

    First Arabic-language guide for practitioners attending to child labour in agriculture launched

    6 September 2017

    The guide offers practical and detailed information on attending to child labour in the hazardous agricultural sector in Lebanon, where the incidence of child labour has increased dramatically in recent years.

August 2017

  1. Watch the launch of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    The Prime Minister of Sweden and President of Mauritius launch an international body to tackle the fundamental questions posed by a rapidly transforming world of work.

  2. Towards a unified Jordanian approach to hiring Syrian workers during the refugee crisis

    18 - 19 August 2017

    The ILO, in collaboration with Jordan’s Ministry of Labour, will hold a 2-day workshop to discuss the development of a unified mechanism to hire Syrian workers under the government’s national response plan to the refugee crisis.

  3. Consultation meeting on inter-agency toolkit on child labour in emergencies

    1 - 3 August 2017

    Under the Patronage of Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour, the ILO and Plan International hold a first-of-its-kind workshop for the Arab Region, to orient national and regional governmental and non-governmental organizations on how to tackle child labour in emergency situations.

July 2017

  1. Piloting the idea of a childcare and education cooperative in Irbid

    31 July - 3 August 2017

    The ILO will hold a 4-day training workshop on cooperatives in Jordan, presenting concrete options to institutionalize the “Stand-up with the Teachers” campaign.

  2. Sensitizing northern Lebanon Farmers on prohibiting the use of children under 16 in agricultural work in Lebanon

    26 July 2017

    An ILO-led workshop will sensitize municipality officials and members of the Farmers Union in northern Lebanon on adhering to a new General Security memo prohibiting the use of children under 16 in agricultural work.

  3. Lebanon Employment and Infrastructure Programme: Creating decent work opportunities for displaced Syrians and host communities through infrastructure improvement, in Lebanon

    25 - 27 July 2017

    Invitation to pre-qualification training for Lebanese registered Contractors with proven civil works track record.

  4. Working towards Decent and Sustainable Job Creation in the Agro-Food sector in Lebanon

    19 July 2017

    Within the framework of the ILO Project on the “Role of Employers Organizations in Decent and Sustainable Job Creation in the Agro-Food sector”, the ILO and the Association of Lebanese Industrialists hold a round table meeting for national stakeholders in the Agriculture and Agro-food Industries and Cooperatives in Lebanon.