October 2021

  1. Workshop: Syrian and Jordanian women’s economic participation since the Jordan Compact

    12 October 2021

    The workshop, organised by the ILO, Fafo, the University of Bath, and the Yarmouk University, will provide an opportunity to discuss the initial findings of a study exploring the challenges and opportunities facing women’s labour market participation in Jordan.

September 2021

  1. Wage Protection System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

    28 September 2021

    A webinar will discuss the Wage Protection System in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and increase participants’ awareness of its benefits to workers, employers, the economy and society.

  2. ILO raises awareness on the worst forms of child labour among key stakeholders in Iraq

    26 September - 19 October 2021

    The ILO is working with partners to raise their awareness and build their capacity in addressing the worst forms of child labour in Iraq.

  3. Launch of the report “Assessing Informality and Vulnerability among Disadvantaged Groups in Lebanon: A Survey of Lebanese, and Syrian and Palestinian Refugees”

    2 September 2021

August 2021

  1. ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq strengthen collaborations to advance labour governance, working conditions in the country

    22 August 2021

    With support from the European Union, the ILO is implementing a project in Iraq which seeks to enhance labour governance, inspection and working conditions, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. ILO conducts technical workshop for Iraqi government and social partners on International Labour Standards reporting

    16 - 17 August 2021

    The workshop provided information and tools to assist the government and social partners in reporting on ILS.

July 2021

  1. Workshop on promoting competency based training policies and systems in the GCC

    26 - 27 July 2021

    A two day webinar will explore how the ILO can better support Gulf countries in the area of skills development and competency based learning.

  2. Arab States: Regional launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    15 July 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 15th July 2021.“COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” and associated materials was launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union s in the Arab States.

  3. Communicating on labour migration in Jordan: training for senior journalists

    11 - 12 July 2021

    Recognizing the important role of journalists and the media in improving public perceptions of migrant workers through balanced and evidence-based reporting on labour migration, the FAIRWAY Programme held a two-day webinar training on labour migration reporting for 16 professional journalists and representatives of Jordanian human rights associations.

  4. Iraq’s Labour Market: Realities and Aspirations

    4 July 2021

    The ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Iraq are organising a conference that will bring together national and international partners to discuss key aspects shaping Iraq’s labour market.