July 2017

  1. Evaluating Labour Market Programmes: Policy Forum & Executive Course

    2 - 6 July 2017

    As part of ILO’s partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, a Policy Forum and Executive Course on Evaluating Labour Market Programmes was offered between the 2nd and 6th of July 2017 in Amman, Jordan. The course was co-financed by the OECD Development Centre, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, GIZ and the Economic Research Forum.

June 2017

  1. ILO launches report on challenges in the Jordanian labour market

    12 June 2017

    Report aims to provide practical solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing Jordanian, migrant and Syrian refugee workers in Jordan.

  2. Statistical and actuarial social security workshop for senior Iraqi officials

    6 - 8 June 2017

    The workshop objective is to strengthen the capacities of the Iraqi social security institution to perform the actuarial review of the Iraqi Social Security Scheme.

May 2017

  1. ILO donates items to Beirut shelter for disadvantaged and working street children

    23 May 2017

    The ILO Regional Office for Arab States will donate items to the Home of Hope, a non-profit organization that shelters and cares for homeless, disadvantaged and working street children. The donation will help the shelter and the children it cares for meet some of their basic needs and carry out essential functions.

  2. Working towards an effective Labour Policy for the Tourism Industry in Oman

    16 May 2017

    The ILO and the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry hold a meeting for national stakeholders to discuss ways to meet workforce and policy needs for a robust tourism sector in the Gulf state.

April 2017

  1. The Policy Advisory Committee on Fair Migration meet to discuss key regional and global migration policy challenges

    27 - 28 April 2017

    Inter-regional body of experts meet to discuss key policy challenges for fair migration in the Arab States.

  2. ILO and Ministry of Labour in Lebanon conduct a workshop on fair recruitment

    26 - 27 April 2017

    MOL is leading a participatory workshop to come up with incentive schemes for recruitment agency in support of fair recruitment and decent work.

  3. Municipalities and Farmers Unions sensitized on Memo of General Security on Prohibiting the use of children in agricultural work under 16 years old

    20 April 2017

    This sensitization workshop is one of many events organized by the ILO to support a wide range of practitioners and officials, especially the Farmers Union, working to combat child labour in agriculture in Lebanon.

  4. Tripartite Arab Meeting on the Future of Work

    3 April 2017

    The world of work is undergoing a period of profound transformation. How will these changes impact the Arab States and how can governments, employers and workers come together to build a future of decent work across the region?

March 2017

  1. Towards Formalisation: Work permits for Syrian refugees in Jordan

    26 March 2017

    ILO, UNHCR present findings of a preliminary assessment and of recent field evidence on the impact of work permit procedures and regulations on Syrian refugees in Jordan.