January 2013

  1. Yemen reveals results of first national child labour survey

    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.

December 2012

  1. Club de Madrid Annual Conference: Harnessing 21st Century Solutions: A Focus on Women

    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.

  2. Inter-Ministerial Planning Workshop on Piloting of the National Framework on Child Labour

    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.

  3. Symposium on the Jordanian Garment Industry

    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.

  4. HIV and AIDS and the world of work in Jordan: Challenges and workplace action in the tourism sector

    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".

  5. Connecting with Employers

    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.

November 2012

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Apprenticeship and Youth Employment

    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.

October 2012

  1. 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.