ILO in the Arab States

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  1. Event

    ILO holds ceremony to mark completion of training programme for Jordanian and Syrian construction workers in Jordan

    The programme is part of efforts to help Syrian workers obtain work permits by boosting their skills and accreditation.

  2. © IEMS HKUST 2017

    Skills for the future

    ILO, Russia renew cooperation on skills and G20 Training Strategy

    18 January 2017

    The project will strengthen regional and global knowledge-sharing on skills development as an effective means to support productivity, competitiveness and growth.

  3. © Sam Tarling / ILO 2017

    Child labour

    Lebanon seeks to adopt code of conduct and coordination mechanism to address working street children

    13 January 2017

    Lebanon’s Internal Security Forces, non-governmental organizations, Ministries of Labour and of Social Affairs organizations have developed a draft code of conduct and coordination mechanism to facilitate better coordination and methodologies to remove working street children from the streets and rehabilitate them in line with internationally-recognized best practices.


  1. Labour market transitions of young women and men in the Occupied Palestinian Territory: Results of the 2015 school-to-work transition survey

    This report presents the highlights of the 2015 School-to-work Transition Survey (SWTS) run together with the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics within the framework of the ILO Work4Youth Project. 

  2. A study of the Employers of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon: Intertwined

    The study focus on the critical role of employers in recruiting and managing the employment relationship within the current normative framework of Lebanon. 

  3. A study of the Working and Living Conditions of MDWs in Lebanon: “Intertwined: the workers’ side“

    This report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), provides a general picture of the living and work conditions of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.