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.
11 - 13 December 2012
As part of a series of initiatives to mark World AIDS Day in Jordan, the ILO will hold two seminars in Amman (December 11) and Aqaba (December 13) on "HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in Jordan: Challenges and workplace action in the tourism sector".
6 December 2012
The workshop connects employers and workers with UNRWA’s Employment Services Centres and raises awareness about the legal and administrative procedures concerning Palestinian employment in Lebanon.
Launch of the report "Working with Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon (1980-2012): A Mapping of NGO Services"
27 November 2012
The report traces the history of NGO involvement with women migrant domestic workers in Lebanon and explores approaches underlying NGO interventions and partnerships. It also provides a directory of the services currently available to MDWs across Lebanon
Workshop to present and discuss the results of the labour force survey of Palestinians living in refugee camps and selected gatherings in Lebanon
20 November 2012
The workshop will basically present and discuss the survey results. It aims to have focused deliberations over the labour force data and suggest means for efficient utilization of this information in advocating for better employment conditions and improved legislations for Palestinians’ right to work.
4 - 5 November 2012
Within the framework of the ILO project "Tripartite Action for Youth Employment in Jordan", a two-day workshop will be organized to identify priorities and agree on steps to be taken to upgrade apprenticeships and promote youth employment.
ILO Regional Tripartite Conference on Promoting Convention 189: Raising Awareness and Sharing Knowledge
22 - 24 October 2012
The International Labour Organization will be organizing a tripartite knowledge-sharing conference on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness on the ILO’s Convention No. 189 and Recommendation 201 and support efforts towards ratification and implementation.
2 - 3 October 2012
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA) will be organizing a two-day dialogue meeting with foreign affairs missions and consulates in Jordan to build transnational alliances to promote and protect the rights of migrant workers.