23 June 2011
Launch of the report "Employment Needs Assessment for the Hospitality Sector: Hotels and Restaurants in Lebanon", a study conducted by the National Employment Office that surveys more than 600 enterprises, hotels and restaurants that employ over 13,000 workers across Lebanon.
19 - 20 June 2011
This meeting will aims at contributing toward the achievement of UNAIDS strategy: “Getting to Zero” through the world of work. Protection of human rights at work by implementation of Recommendation no.200 is expected to contribute towards the goal of zero AIDS related discrimination. Up scaling HIV prevention programmes in the world of work would contribute towards the goal of zero HIV infections.
9 June 2011
The panel Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice reviewed recent developments in the region through the perspective of young people who made these changes happen by tackling the challenges of exclusion, poverty and inequality.
1 June 2011
A seminar organised by the ILO in partnership with the Committee for Employment of Palestinian Refugees, as part of the project “Improving Access to Employment and Social Protection for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon". The event will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.
28 May 2011
An ILO workshop to conclude the “Skills Development, Employment Services and Local Economic Recovery for the Construction Sector” project – implemented in South Lebanon from 2008-2011. The event features the presentation of eight new vocational training curricula and will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.
17 - 28 January 2011
This training is aimed at improving the technical knowledge and management skills of managers of microfinance institutions so that they may reach more clients and improve their performance
14 - 16 December 2010
Follow-up on the Arab Action Agenda for Employment adopted in the Arab Employment Forum (Beirut, 19-21 October 2009), the Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in Rabat shall seek to:establish commitment among the soical partners to tripartism principles and modalities of work toward the institutionalization of social dialogue mechinisms in the Arabg State region; survey regional and global expereicnes in promoting social dialogue in order to identify best practice and lessons learned; and, develop a participatory action plan for social dialogue inthe Arab States region.
26 November 2010
The sub-regional workshop on Cooperatives will be held from 23-26 November 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon. The workshop is targeting tripartite and cooperative representation from six Arab countries including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian territory. The workshop presents a unique opportunity for social partners, donors, cooperative federations and members to reflect on the Arab cooperative movement in the context of the global experience, examining more closely the potential role of cooperatives to advance the decent work agenda in Arab States.
15 November 2010
The meeting aims to introduce ILO plans for expansion of the technical cooperation programme in the occupied Palestinian territory, which reflects the key principles of the Decent Work Agenda, supports national initiatives targeting decent work deficits, and enhances national capacity to integrate decent work into social and economic policies.
11 - 12 November 2010
The role of regional trade unions in promoting decent work for domestic workers will be discussed at a workshop organized by the ILO Regional Office for Arab States and the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV). The two-day event, the first of its kind in the region, will gather representatives of the Lebanese government, employers’ organizations, trade unions, and civil society actors, including testimonies from domestic workers.