Palestinian Decent Work Programme
The State of Kuwait grants the International Labour Organization (ILO) half a million US dollars, bringing the State’s total contributions dedicated to promoting decent work and social justice in the occupied Palestinian territory and the Arab States to US$3.5 million since 2009.
Gaza conflict in 2014 caused hefty Palestinian job losses through destruction of workplaces and productive assets
New ILO study assesses how the Israeli military operation during the latest Gaza conflict caused widespread “disemployment” in the Palestinian territory’s private sector through the destruction of land, structures, capital equipment and tools.
Tens of thousands of workers are employed in Jordan's fast-growing garment sector. Eighty percent of these workers are migrants. In an effort to improve their living and working conditions, the International Labour Organization initiated the establishment of a workers' center in the largest industrial zone in Jordan.
Street-based child labour
Study is the first of its kind to comprehensively profile the size and magnitude of street-based child labour in Lebanon
Arab Labour Conference
18 April 2015
Guy Ryder to address the opening of the 42nd session of the Arab Labour Conference.
ILO and social partners discuss findings and recommendations of ILO reports related to labour migration in the kingdom.
Representatives from training institutions receive ILO training on upgrading apprenticeships in Jordan.
A background paper to frame the interface between the youth employment challenge and the national migration policy.
This manual contains the minimum requirements for skills testing and certification processes in Jordan. It does not constitute an academic curriculum on assessment methods but is expected to be used as a core reference by test developers and assessors and all those concerned with skills testing in the country, at least for the first three occupational levels.
This is a comparative overview of labour inspection systems in selected Arab countries. It compiles available information on practices and areas of progress. It also highlights major knowledge gaps and areas where improvement is needed in ensuring effective and modern labour administration and inspection systems.