ILO in the Arab States

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  1. © ILO/ Ala’a al-Sukhni 2018

    Response to the Syria Refugee Crisis

    ILO, UNHCR strengthen partnership to promote employment for refugees and Jordanian host communities in Jordan

    17 July 2018

    A Letter of Understanding, signed by the two agencies, outlines ways to increase collaboration of joint activities aimed at helping Refugees and Host Communities access decent work.

  2. Youth employment

    Lebanon: Better technical and vocational education and training for higher youth employment

    27 June 2018

    At the launch of the Technical and Vocational and Education Training (TVET) National Strategic Framework, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri says the framework will increase employment prospects for youth and boost productivity and economic growth.

  3. Article

    Empowerment through music: Lebanon’s choir against child labour

    04 June 2018

    Children who have a history of child labour have embarked on a musical journey led by the ILO and Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour, and have taken their talents to Lebanon’s Presidential Palace for their first ever performance.

Publications

  1. The Occupied Palestinian Territory: An Employment Diagnostic Study

    This study takes stock of the employment and labour market situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including mapping and assessing existing employment programmes and services, and offers recommendations for informing effective policy development.

  2. Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration: Middle East Edition

    The Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration – Middle East Edition details technical terminology relating to forced labour, human trafficking, displacement, refugees and labour migration, and proposes accurate and neutral alternatives to inflammatory and discriminatory terms commonly used. The glossary also provides a more complete and nuanced understanding of migration.

  3. Trade Union Reference Manual on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    This reference manual, seeks to assist trade union leaders, members and sympathizers, in their engagement in these national strategies for sustainable development.