ILO in the Arab States


Review of ILO results achieved in Arab States (2010-2015) and strategic recommendations [001/2016/ROAS]

The International Labour Office is pleased to issue a Request for Proposal for a review of ILO results achieved over the past five years in the Arab States and strategic recommendations and as further described in Annex III. The solicitation letter together with its Annexes listed below form an integral part of the present Request for Proposal. Proposals must be received by the ILO no later than 02:00 PM [Eastern European Time Zone] on 10/06/2016.

What's new

  1. 105th International Labour Conference

    It's here: The 105th International Labour Conference

    26 May 2016

    The 105th International Labour Conference gets underway in Geneva, Switzerland from 30 May - 12 June. This year's session brings together over 4,000 delegates from around the globe to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world of work today. Youth employment, global supply chains and decent work in fragile states will all be high on the agenda.

  2. Syrian Refugee Crisis

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder visits Harran District in Turkey’s southeastern Sanliurfa province

    25 May 2016

    International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder visits Harran District in Turkey’s southeastern Sanliurfa province and meets with Syrian refugees in the camp to hear some of their needs and concerns.

  3. © Mohamad Badarne 2016

    Occupied Arab territories

    ILO calls for renewed efforts to promote peace, decent jobs and social justice for Palestinian workers

    25 May 2016

    Applying the principles of social justice and decent work could help to address persistent inequalities, tensions and vulnerability in the West Bank and Gaza.


  1. Yemen Return Migrants Survey

    The main objective of this survey is to gain insights into the profile of Yemeni migrants that were forcibly returned from KSA, how they migrated, what they experienced abroad, and what their employment prospects are back home. These insights in turn are hoped to contribute to evidence based employment and migration policies in Yemen.

  2. Women in Business and Management: gaining momentum in the Middle East and North Africa

    Women in the MENA region have been progressing in the economy, following similar global trends, and have been positioning themselves at more prominent business and management levels.

  3. Access to justice for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon

    This study analyzes the legal framework of immigration and employment in the sector of domestic work and traces the development of case law of criminal courts and Labour Arbitration Councils since 2000 in cases involving migrant domestic workers (MDWs) victims of labour exploitation.