October 2013

  1. Lauching of Global Action Programme on Migrant Domestic Workers at High-level Panel Discussion "Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers"

    3 October 2013

    The ILO, in partnership with the Governments of Italy and the Philippines and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, is organizing a high level panel discussion on "Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers" on the side of the High-level Dialogue on Migration and Development in New York on Thursday, 3 October 2013.

  2. 19th International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    2 - 11 October 2013

    Representatives from member States as well as employers’ and workers’ groups gather in Geneva for a global conference on statistics aimed at revising international statistical standards.

  3. Yemen trains facilitators to help youth establish sustainable enterprises

    1 - 10 October 2013

    Trainers from universities and financial intuitions are trained to give courses to students on entrepreneurial skills and tools for sustainable enterprise development.

September 2013

  1. Jordan strengthens skills testing and certification

    29 September - 3 October 2013

    Technical and vocational training providers explore methods to enhance skills testing for the Jordanian job market.

  2. Bridging The Gap: The Gender Impact of the Rule of Law and its Application

    27 September 2013

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States speaks at gender equity conference organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Women for Women International.

  3. Jordan plans employment support for communities hosting Syrian refugees

    24 - 25 September 2013

    The ILO and UNDP support access to employment and livelihoods in Jordanian communities hosting Syrian refugees.

  4. Pan-Arab conference aims to reform labour governance

    24 - 26 September 2013

    The ILO, Arab Labor Organization and high-level representatives from governments, unions and employers’ organizations will discuss labour market reform in the context of Arab transitions.

  5. Training on collective bargaining in the Jordanian construction sector

    23 - 29 September 2013

    Collective bargaining training for workers, employers and government officials aims to empower migrants working in the construction sector.

  6. Jordan trade unions review labour laws

    21 - 22 September 2013

    The ILO and the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions will examine gaps between Jordan's labour laws on freedom of association and international labour standards.

  7. Jordan construction workers train on the basics of union work

    20 - 21 September 2013

    Construction workers in Jordan receive basic training from the ILO on union work and labour rights.