ILO in the Arab States
ILO promotes early recovery through community resilience in earthquake-damaged Aleppo
The ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat visits the Syrian city of Aleppo to inaugurate the project “Early Recovery through Community Resilience in Aleppo’s Earthquake-hit Neighbourhoods” and hand over earthquake structural damage assessment equipment to local engineers.
Investing in ECCE would create 13 jobs in the region
02 June 2023
The Conference discussed findings of the ILO report 2022 “Care at Work: Investing in Care Leave Policies and Care Services for a More Gender-Equal World of Work.
Rehabilitation works and decent jobs for community resilience in earthquake-damaged Aleppo
02 June 2023
ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat visited earthquake-damaged areas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, where the ILO is implementing community infrastructure rehabilitation works, set to create hundreds of jobs.
Trade Unions in Transformation
How are trade unions adapting to changes in the world of work?
02 June 2023
The world of work is undergoing a period of transformation, and trade unions are responding to workers' needs and aspirations with innovation and foresight. The ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) has launched a program with trade unions that enables them to become agents of change and support workers through this process of transformation. In this interview, Maria Helena Andre, Director of ACTRAV, takes stock of the trade union movement and outlines the challenges trade unions are facing. Ms Andre stresses in particular the importance of social dialogue in formulating responses to new challenges in the world of work.
ILO Response to the Earthquake in Syria: Embedding Decent Work Principles in Early Recovery Efforts
The ILO is set to implement an emergency employment scheme in Aleppo to help restore the livelihoods of people in affected communities in Aleppo, which was severely hit by the earthquake that struck Syria and Türkiye.
Towards a referral network for training and post-training support services: A mapping of training and post training service providers.
Job seekers and workers are under mounting pressure to upgrade their existing skills and learn new ones to meet the fast-changing labor market needs. More in this publication.
Key challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs in the agriculture and agro-food sectors in North-Lebanon and Akkar
Needs Assessment Report Under the Productive Sectors Development Programme
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