The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.
24 hours, 24 destinations, 2 Arab States – ILO’s marks its 100 birthday with ‘virtual’ global tour stops in Lebanon and Jordan
As part of a live 24-hour “Global Tour” of national events in 24 countries, governments, workers and employers marked the ILO Centenary in Jordan and Lebanon by showcasing the agency’s work on the promotion of decent work.
Safaa is one of Jordan’s few female plumbers. She runs her own company and was recently supported by the ILO through training to help develop her skills and boost her employability.
A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work.
Explore the interactive report
To mark the ILO’s Centenary year, we are excited to be launching a new multimedia, interactive website on 9 January that will take you through the past, present and future of the ILO in a way you’ve never experienced before. The Organization’s work over the decades has affected all of our daily lives – from the working week, to occupational safety and health at work to social protection, and more - so it will be both our story and your story. Join us here on 9 January as we celebrate 100 years of advancing social justice and promoting decent work.
“Thank you Soma”: ILO documentary explores relationship between migrant domestic workers and Arab youth
On the occasion of International Migrants Day, the ILO premieres a new documentary that aims to challenge common perceptions about migrant domestic workers.
ILO and Swiss Embassy in Jordan Screen Documentary: “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما” on International Domestic Workers’ Day
17 June 2019
The screening and panel discussion were organised by the ILO and Swiss Embassy to raise awareness around migrant domestic workers’ rights through the relationship between migrant workers and Arab youth.
ILO and Swiss Embassy in Jordan to Celebrate International Domestic Workers’ Day with Screening of ILO Documentary: “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما”
The screening and panel discussion, organised by the ILO and Swiss Embassy, will explore the relationship between migrant workers and Arab youth, and aim to challenge common perceptions about migrant workers.
World Day Against Child Labour
13 June 2019
The performances were part of an event marking this year’s World Day Against Child Labour.
These guidelines are intended to support non-formal vocational training providers in Lebanon, with specific guidance on how to improve the market relevance and employment impact of their programmes. They were designed in a participatory way in order to increase “ownership” among stakeholders and to facilitate usage in Lebanon.
This report synthesizes the lessons learned and emerging good practices from the ILO ROAS interventions to promote decent work amongst Syrian refugees and host communities.
Potential Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment - Potato and Leafy Green Vegetable Value Chains
The assessment examines the status of women in the potatoes and leafy green vegetables value chains in Lebanon's Akkar region.