November 2013

  1. Jordan finalises action plan to eliminate child labour in Petra

    18 November 2013

    The ILO, UNICEF, representatives from the Jordan Tourism Development Project as well as national partners, meet to finalise an ILO drafted action plan to eliminate child labour in Petra.

  2. ILO to launch employment support for refugee-hosting communities in Jordan

    13 - 14 November 2013

    ILO is working with refugee-hosting communities in Mafraq and Irbid to create jobs in agriculture.

  3. Launch of national action plan to combat child labour

    7 November 2013

    The National Action Plan aims to eliminate the worst forms of child labour in Lebanon by 2016

  4. Workers and trade unions strive for new development paradigm

    6 - 7 November 2013

    A series of background papers on workers' demands form the basis of a meeting to produce a seminal report on worker's perspectives in the Middle East and North Africa

  5. Jordanian communities hosting Syrian refugees meet to enhance value chain development

    4 November 2013

    Jordanian host communities in Mafraq and Irbid begin the process of value chain analysis and development in the agricultural sector.

  6. Tripartite Technical Meeting on Labour Migration

    4 - 8 November 2013

    Representatives from governments, workers and employers discuss labour migration and consider possible areas for ILO intervention.

  7. Arab States employment agencies receive enhanced technical training

    3 - 7 November 2013

    Representatives from employment agencies across the Arab States are trained in technical areas of labour market information systems, employment management and modern recruitment techniques.

  8. Labour inspectors from the occupied Palestinian territory receive training to combat child labour through occupational health and safety

    2 - 5 November 2013

    Inspectors from Jordan will review national frameworks and exchange their experiences with their Palestinian counterparts in occupational health and safety issues related to child labour

  9. ILO regional director addresses youth at the Model United Nations

    1 - 3 November 2013

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Nada al-Nashif speaks about labour market reform at the Amman Model United Nations Conference in Jordan.

October 2013

  1. Post-conflict recovery of Palestinian fisheries begins in Gaza

    31 October 2013

    An inception workshop launches an ILO project aimed at reform of the fishing sector in the occupied Palestinian territory.