Events

September 2013

  1. Arab and Asian trade unions discuss migrant worker rights

    16 - 19 September 2013

    Trade unions, rights groups and migrant worker representatives meet in Kathmandu to enhance cooperation on Asian migration to the Arab states.

August 2013

  1. Job Description of Labour Ministry Social Workers in Lebanon

    29 August 2013

    A consultation workshop to discuss the ILO draft job description of labour ministry social workers tasked with protection of migrant domestic labour rights in Lebanon.

  2. National and Humanitarian Responses to Syrian Child Labour in Jordan

    26 August 2013

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a technical consultation with Jordanian Ministries of Labour, Education and Social Development, UN and other international agencies to examine ways of improving the identification, protection and referral of working Syrian refugee children.

  3. Employers Consider Actions Against Child Labour in the occupied Palestinian territory

    26 - 28 August 2013

    A workshop on actions against child labour involving the board members of the Federation of Palestinian Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (FPCCIA) and its regional chambers.

  4. Training of Trainers for Labour Inspectors

    18 - 22 August 2013

    The training is part of the ILO-Ministry of Labour's “Promotion of the Fundamental Principals and Rights at Work in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority” project which was launched in 2012.

  5. Labour Inspectors train to identify Gender-Based Discrimination

    15 August 2013

    The ILO is training Ministry of Labour inspectors how to better identify and assess gender-based discrimination in the workplace.

July 2013

  1. Evaluation of pilot activities of National Framework to Combat Child Labour

    5 - 6 July 2013

    A meeting to review the progress in the pilot implementation of the National Framework to Combat Child Labour (NFCL) in Zarqa, Mafraq and Amman Governorates

  2. Technical Meeting on labour law amendments relevant to pay equity and child labour

    3 - 5 July 2013

    To discuss possible amendments to the present Labour Law No. 8 of 1996 and its related Interim Act no. 26 of 2010 to be presented to the Government in August 2013.

  3. Drafting a manual on Youth Rights at Work in Jordan

    2 July 2013

    The ILO will bring together representatives from the government, trade unions, chambers of industry and commerce, employers and youth organizations to discuss the drafting of the Jordanian "Youth Rights at Work" manual.

  4. Arab Regional Network for Migrant Workers’ Rights

    2 - 3 July 2013

    The ILO is hosting the second meeting of the Arab Regional Network for Migrant Workers’ Rights.