ILO in the Arab States

Call for proposals

This assignment is a collaboration between two ILO migration projects: Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) and the Work in Freedom project (WIF).
Closing date: 26 June 2017 at 17:00 Beirut time.

The International Labour Office is pleased to invite your company to submit a Proposal for [Developing, Supplying, Implementing a Labour Inspection & Protection System for General Administration of Inspection and Labour Protection at Ministry of Labour] and as further described in Annex III.
Closing date: 10 July 2017.

What's new

  1. Event

    ILO Executive Evaluation Course, Amman 2017

    As part of ILO’s partnership with IFAD, the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, an executive course on evaluating labour market programmes is being offered. The five-day course covers cutting edge techniques for evaluation and results based management for active labour market programmes with a particular focus on measuring gender outcomes in rural employment.

  2. Press release

    Government and trade unions sign agreement to grant more work permits to Syrian refugees in Jordan

    22 June 2017

    The Memorandum of Understanding for issuing more work permits for Syrian refugees working in the construction sector was reached with the support and coordination of the ILO.

  3. New report

    ILO report highlights Jordanian labour market challenges

    20 June 2017

    Report looks at three competing groups in Jordan’s strained labour market - Jordanians, migrants and Syrian refugees – and possible solutions to resulting political challenges.


  1. A Challenging Market Becomes More Challenging: Jordanian Workers, Migrant Workers and Refugees in the Jordanian Labour Market

    The entry of Syrians into the Jordanian labour market has exacerbated an already challenging situation. There are now three distinct groups of workers in Jordan: Jordanians, migrant workers and Syrian refugees.

  2. Employer-Migrant Worker Relationships in the Middle East

    Reforming migrant worker visa-sponsorship schemes in the Middle East can benefit the economies of receiving countries as well as the migrant workers themselves.

  3. 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.