1 March 2013
In collaboration with the Child Labour Unit in the Ministry of Labour in Lebanon, the ILO Regional Office for Arab States is coordinating a workshop for media persons and outlets on how and what to cover in child labour issues in Lebanon.
25 February 2013
Roundtable discussion on a new draft law to regulate private recruitment agencies in Lebanon in line with international labour standards.
18 - 20 February 2013
Jordanian law enforcement officials are attending a training programme organised by the ILO in Amman to better identify, investigate and respond to cases of forced labour and human trafficking.
8 February 2013
The International Labour Organization and the United Nations Development Programme will launch the report "Rethinking Economic Growth: Towards Productive and Inclusive Arab Societies" on Tuesday 5 February at 1100gmt.
4 - 6 February 2013
Arab women trade unionists, seeking a greater role in workers’ organizations, will convene a regional workshop in Lebanon entitled: "Women and trade unions in Arab countries: Decent work through organizing".
25 January 2013
The National Employment Office (NEO) and the ILO to unveil an electronic labour exchange which enables jobseekers to access online information on job opportunities and occupational data, and links them to employers.
14 January 2013
Government, worker, employer, civil society and donor representatives will discuss the findings of the 2010 National Child Labour Survey in Yemen and chart the way forward for future programmes to combat child labour.
18 December 2012
ILO Regional Director for the Arab States is chairing the session "Women in the MENA Region: Towards a New Social Contract" at the Club de Madrid Annual Conference, featuring interventions from women leaders from Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan.
18 - 19 December 2012
The ILO will support the facilitation of a two-day workshop in Amman (18 and 19 December) on planning for the piloting of the National Framework on Child Labour (NFCL) in 2013.
16 December 2012
Better Work Jordan brings together worker, employer and government representatives to discuss proposals for a national five-year strategy for the Jordanian garment industry.