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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
10 - 11 November 2011
Within the framework of the Entrepreneurial Learning project, this workshop is a joint effort by the European Training Foundation (ETF), UNESCO and the ILO to raise awareness on entrepreneurship education and the ILO Know About Business programme amongst policymakers, government officials and senior educators in Lebanon.
31 October - 3 November 2011
The workshop aims to strengthen dialogue and the sharing of good practices on labour inspection between Arab countries. It will explore the role of labour inspection services in mediating encounters between labour laws and new paradigns of production and work management grounded in the principles of decent work.