Events

April 2012

  1. Roundtable Meeting on the Results of the Labour Force Survey among Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

    5 April 2012

    The objective of the meeting is to have focused deliberations over the labour force survey results, come up with suggestions and recommendations for best utilization of this data and brainstorm ideas and key messages for an advocacy campaign towards Palestinians' right to work.

March 2012

  1. Expert Meeting on Youth Employment in the Arab States

    12 - 13 March 2012

    ILO and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung will be organizing a two-day expert meeting on youth employment, aiming at raising awareness on the urgency of promoting decent work for youth.

  2. Moving Towards a Child Labour Free Jordan

    11 March 2012

    The Child Labour project that will be launched in Amman is a key element of the new Decent Work Country Programme (2012-2015). It is built on the premise that the twin goals of eradicating child labour and enforcing the right to education for all are achievable in Jordan within a relatively short time frame.

  3. Launching of the Jordan Decent Work Country Programme

    11 March 2012

    Jordan was the first country in the Arab region to sign a Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) in 2006. The new DWCP for the period 2012-2015 articulates the strategic framework for ILO interventions at the national level. The goal of the DWCP is to support national initiatives aimed at reducing decent work deficits, and strengthening national capacity to mainstream decent work in social and economic policies.

February 2012

  1. ILO hosts Atayeb Palestine charity lunch at Tawlet, as part of the Palestinian Women's Economic Empowerment Project

    26 February 2012

    ILO and Souk Al Tayeb will be organizing a charity lunch featuring traditional Palestinian dishes prepared by women from the Ain al-Helwe and Nahr al-Bared camps. The event aims to revive Palestinian food traditions and raise funds to support Palestinian entrepreneurs to access markets outside the camps.

  2. Towards the Elimination of Child Labour in Lebanon: Forging Partnerships, Accelerating Action

    15 February 2012

    A national stakeholder consultation engaging members of the public and private sectors, academia and civil society who are working to eliminate child labour. The event will review ILO studies on child labour in Lebanon over the last decade, as well as key findings of statistical research on child labour undertaken in partnership with the Saint Joseph University. The meeting aims to build a common understanding and forge a consensus on future action targeting the worst forms of child labour.

December 2011

  1. Developing a national policy on HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in Jordan

    17 - 19 December 2011

    A national workshop on the development of a national policy on HIV and AIDS and World of Work in line with the national strategic plan in Jordan and ILO Recommendation No. 200.

  2. Workers' and Employers' Organizations and the United Nations: Promoting social justice in a changing Arab region

    13 - 14 December 2011

    Workers and employers from the Arab states are participating in a workshop that aims to fostering a new development model for the Arab region and the establishment of corresponding national development frameworks, including stronger and more coherent UN policy responses to employment and decent work challenges.

November 2011

  1. Labour Market Information in Lebanon

    29 November 2011

    Within the framework of the project “Support to Public Employment Services (PES) in Lebanon”, the ILO is organizing a consultation workshop to support the development and implementation of a Labour Market Information in Lebanon

  2. HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in Jordan

    15 November 2011

    Within the framework of the Jordan World AIDS Day campaign 2011, these workshops are intended to improve the capacity of the government and social partners to respond timely to the HIV/AIDS challenges at workplace and to give effect to the ILO Recommendation (No. 200) for 2010, concerning HIV and AIDS and world of work.