ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Webinar

    Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world

    In a collaboration between the ILO, IOM and the UN Network on Migration, this webinar will explore innovative state-facilitated digital technology platforms that assist the recruitment, placement, and/or job matching for migrant workers, and recommendations from a joint report by the ILO and IOM titled “Promoting fair and ethical recruitment in a digital world”.

  2. News

    Training by ILO, ACTED to promote social solidarity through joint income-generating activities in Lebanon’s agriculture sector

    13 October 2021

    An initiative aimed at fostering social solidarity and promoting decent work through the development of joint income-generating initiatives launched its first training for vulnerable communities in Lebanon.


  3. Crisis Response

    ILO continues its support to Beirut City after the devastating Port explosion last year

    08 October 2021

    The ILO’s EIIP programme in Lebanon continues to rehabilitate official authority buildings that were severely damaged in the Beirut Port explosion and create decent jobs, with funding from Germany’s KfW development bank.

Publications

  1. Towards a Productive and Inclusive Path: Job Creation in the Arab Region

    This report by ESCWA and the ILO Regional Office for Arab States examines why Arab economies fail to create sufficient decent jobs. It provides guidance to policymakers, help reduce labour market deficits, especially in the formal private sector, and unlock the potential of the private sector to become a major driver for economic growth and the creation of decent employment across the region.

  2. Report - “Assessing Informality and Vulnerability among Disadvantaged Groups in Lebanon: A Survey of Lebanese, and Syrian and Palestinian Refugees”

    This study assesses the extent of informal employment and vulnerability among the most deprived Lebanese citizens, and the Syrian and Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon, through the analysis of representative survey data on employment and labour market conditions of these three population sub-groups.

  3. Impact of COVID-19 on Migrants and Refugees in the Arab Region

    This technical paper examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrants and refugees. It focuses on several relevant areas including health, income security, the economy and education.