March 2022

  1. Launch of the report “Productivity growth, diversification and structural change in the Arab States''.

    29 March 2022

    The aim of this event is to discuss and share insights on timely issues such as:

    • Why productivity growth is stalled in the Arab States
    • What set of national development plans should prioritize to bring about productivity growth, diversification, and structural change across the Arab region of the Gulf and Middle East.

  2. 5th UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5)

    5 - 9 March 2022

December 2021

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    Webinar: Workers Centres in the 21st Century

    16 December 2021

    An upcoming webinar will discuss the ILO’s recent background paper about the role of workers centres in supporting vulnerable employees.

  2. ILO and constituents discuss social protection reform in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    1 December 2021

    The meeting focused on efforts to enhance social protection for workers and their families.

November 2021

  1. Launch of Iraq Reports: Informality Diagnostic and The State of Vulnerable Workers and Small-Scale Enterprises in Iraq Eight Months into the COVID-19 Pandemic

    27 November 2021

    The event will be an opportunity to present key findings and their implications on the transition to the formal economy in Iraq.

  2. Training to Kenya’s Ministry of Labour staff helps ensure better protection to workers in the country and abroad

    23 November - 3 December 2021

    With the support of the ILO, migration experts in the East African region, and the Decent Work Team in Pretoria, the FAIRWAY Programme trained 30 labour and employment officers across Naivasha and Mombasa in Kenya. The workshops provide a critical foundation of the roles and responsibilities of such officers for safe, fair and orderly labour migration, and helps sensitize a pool of staff from which future labour attachés are drawn.

  3. ILO conducts workshops to build capacities of Iraq partners on effective gender-responsive labour inspection

    21 - 29 November 2021

    The trainings are part of on-going strategic efforts, supported by the European Union, to promote and enforce labour regulations, as well as to strengthen the capacity of inspectors in Iraq.

  4. Symposium on Trade Unions in Times of COVID-19

    17 - 19 November 2021

    This international symposium aims to provide an opportunity for trade union leaders, experts, academics and ILO officials to exchange on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work. Participants will discuss about strategies on how can trade unions shape the policy responses to the COVID-19 and contribute to the implementation of the ILO Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient.

  5. Africa – Arab States Tripartite Interregional Meeting on Labour Migration

    15 - 16 November 2021

    From 15-16 November 2021, the International Labour Organization and the African Union Commission (AUC) will co-host a virtual Africa-Arab States Tripartite Interregional Meeting on Labour Migration.

  6. Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world

    4 November 2021

    In a collaboration between the ILO, IOM and the UN Network on Migration, this webinar will explore innovative state-facilitated digital technology platforms that assist the recruitment, placement, and/or job matching for migrant workers, and recommendations from a joint report by the ILO and IOM titled “Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world”.