June 2013

  1. Regional Training of Facilitators on ILO Participatory Gender Audits

    23 - 27 June 2013

    A regional training session on ILO Participatory Gender Audits for twenty facilitators from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, the occupied Palestinian territory, Tunis and Yemen.

  2. Judicial Training to Combat Forced Labour

    12 - 13 June 2013

    The ILO hosts a two-day training programme for judiciary actors in Jordan on ways to effectively combat forced labour and human trafficking.

  3. SORAL to Adopt Code of Conduct for Recruiting Migrant Domestic Workers

    6 June 2013

    The Syndicate of Owners of Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL) announces the adoption of a Code of Conduct and Monitoring Mechanism for the recruitment of migrant domestic workers

  4. ILO World of Work Report 2013

    3 June 2013

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is to launch its annual report on the state of labour markets worldwide.

May 2013

  1. Seminar on Apprenticeship Systems in the Arab States

    26 May - 30 June 2013

    ILO hosts regional seminar on apprenticeship reform in the Arab States

  2. Women and Economic Empowerment in the Arab Transitions

    21 - 22 May 2013

    An expert meeting, beginning on May 21 in Beirut, will make the case that gender blind economic policies hurt Arab economies and societies

  3. Work Permits and Qualifications in the Construction Sector in Jordan

    21 - 22 May 2013

    A two-day consultative meeting of key stakeholders to discuss ways of improving work permits and qualifications for migrant workers in Jordan’s construction industry.

  4. Role of Trade Unions in combating Child Labour

    20 - 21 May 2013

    Workshop to build capacity, raise awareness, and ensure effective engagement of the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions in combating child labour.

  5. Towards Closing the Gender Pay Gap

    19 May 2013

    Launch of an in-depth study on the gender pay gap in Jordan's private education sector and the recommendations of a review of national legislation

  6. Diplomatic missions seek to better protect migrant domestic workers' rights

    17 May 2013

    A meeting to discuss challenges and opportunities facing migrant domestic workers at the level of recruitment process, and understanding the role of the embassies and labour offices in assisting the workers in grievance procedures.