20 - 22 June 2012
Over the last 6 years, civil society organizations (CSOs) have launched campaigns to sensitize the Lebanese public to the working and living conditions of women migrant domestic workers (WMDWs) in Lebanon. These campaigns have portrayed WMDWs as victims in need of protection and their employers as tormentors in need of self-restraint.
12 June 2012
Each year on 12 June, the International Labour Organization (ILO) calls on its member States and the international community to identify ways and means of putting the spotlight on global efforts to eliminate child labour. This year, the World Day Against Child Labour will focus on child labour elimination as an integral component of the broader human rights and social justice framework, specifically the protection of all children from all violations of their fundamental human rights.
29 May 2012
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Social Security Corporation in Jordan will be organizing in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO a national conference on the Establishment of a Social Protection Floor in Jordan on Tuesday 29 May 2012 at the Social Security Corporation premises (Amman, Mecca Street), to assist the Government of Jordan in the progressive extension of social protection measures through introducing the social protection floor initiative.
15 - 17 May 2012
The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) in collaboration with ILO Regional Office for Arab States is organizing a regional workshop for representatives of the employers' organizations in the Middle-East and North Africa on "Women in Business and Management".
9 April 2012
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be organizing a national consultation on youth employment in Amman on Thursday 19 April 2012 at the ECOSOC premises (Shmeisani), in a bid to map out current activities, and identify potential synergies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.