ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Video

    From Farm to Fork: EU Agri-food Business Development Programme

    13 May 2022

  2. Press release

    Lebanon and the ILO release up-to-date data on national labour market

    12 May 2022

    Lebanon’s Central Administration of Statistics and the International Labour Organization (ILO) release the findings of the Lebanon Follow-up Labour Force Survey -January 2022

  3. © European Union 2022

    Press release

    A human centred recovery with decent jobs is crucial in addressing plight of Syrians and host communities

    10 May 2022

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat presented a statement to the Sixth Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

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.