Factsheets and briefs

2016

  1. Policy brief

    Exploring the gender pay gap in Occupied Palestinian Territory: A qualitative study of the education sector

    19 December 2016

    This research study explores the causes of the Gender Pay Gap (GPG) between men and women in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), focusing on the education sector as an example.

  2. Policy brief

    Findings of the Assessment of Service, Consumer and Handicraft Cooperatives in the West Bank: Challenges and Opportunities

    19 December 2016

    This policy brief presents concrete strategies to improve the challenging situation that workers face in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) by exploring how service, consumer and handicraft cooperatives in the West Bank can be strengthened.

  3. Publication

    W4Y Occupied Palestinian Territory country summary

    15 December 2016

  4. Publication

    W4Y Lebanon country summary

    15 December 2016

  5. Publication

    W4Y Jordan country summary

    15 December 2016

  6. Briefing note

    ILO Technical Cooperation Programme in Yemen

    14 December 2016

    Since the onset of the 2015 conflict in Yemen, ILO in Yemen has been collaborating with the United Nations Development Programme with the aim to create post conflict employment , income generation and reintegration.

  7. Briefing note

    Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan National Dialogue on the Future of Work

    21 October 2016

    The Jordan national dialogue on the Future of Work, which brings together tripartite and social partners, as well UN agencies, academic institutions, private sector and experts in respective fields, will focus on the following thematic areas: managing demographic transition; maintaining social stability in the context of massive population displacement; managing technological change; and managing the employment impact of climate change.

  8. Briefing note

    Progress and potential: Better Work Jordan

    28 September 2016

    This brief provides a quick facts and key highlights from an independent impact assessment of the Better Work Jordan programme.

  9. Leaflet

    FAIRWAY Project Brief

    30 August 2016

    The Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) supports larger efforts by the ILO’s Regional Office for Arab States to implement the adopted ILO Fair Migration Agenda in the region. The project works to promote fair migration (including fair recruitment) and the elimination of forced labour and trafficking for labour exploitation.

  10. Briefing note

    Decent work for domestic workers: Achievements since the adoption of Convention C189

    14 June 2016

    On 16 June 2011, workers, employers and governments came together to adopt ILO Convention No. 189 on decent work for domestic workers. In the last five years since its adoption, some 70 countries around the world have taken action to advance decent work for domestic workers. These measures represent the first steps in a long path to redress a history of exclusion; making decent work a reality for domestic workers though will require sustained attention to ensure real progress.

  11. Infographics

    Women in Business and Management: Gaining Momentum in the Middle East and North Africa

    27 January 2016

    Data on women in management positions exclusively in the private sector is scarce globally and in the MENA region in particular.

  12. Factsheet

    The ILO in Iraq

    20 January 2016

    This Country Leaflet gives an overview of ILO activities in Iraq. It summarizes the ILO’s history in the country, and outlines the work undertaken by the ILO in cooperation with the government and social partners on a wide range of work and workplace issues.

2015

  1. Brief

    Protecting the rights of migrant domestic workers

    16 July 2015

    This brief on protecting the rights of migrant domestic workers reflects good practices and lessons learned from the Arab Region on the subject.

  2. Briefing note

    The Syrian refugee crisis: Food sector promotion for urban refugees in Egypt Project proposal

    13 May 2015

  3. Briefing note

    The Syrian refugee crisis: Employment-Intensive Infrastructure Investment and Environmental Protection Irbid and Mafraq, Jordan - Concept note

    13 May 2015

  4. Briefing note

    The Syrian refugee crisis: Emergency funding for the ILO response to the influx of Syrian refugees in Turkey - Project proposal

    13 May 2015

  5. Briefing note

    The Syrian refugee crisis: Livelihoods, Employment and Income for Vulnerable People in North Lebanon - Concept note

    13 May 2015

  6. Briefing note

    The Syrian refugee crisis: Tackling child labour among Syrian refugees and their host communities in Lebanon - Project proposal

    13 May 2015

  7. Briefing note

    The Syrian refugee crisis: the ILO's response and proposals

    13 May 2015

  8. Fact Sheet

    ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan

    13 May 2015

    The Syrian refugee crisis embodies one of the largest and most protracted humanitarian emergencies of modern times. Since 2011, the bulk of refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria have found refuge among host communities in neighbouring states.