ILO in the Arab States

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  1. News

    Jordan’s Princess Basma lauds ILO efforts to develop refugee and local women’s skills

    15 October 2018

    HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal attended a ceremony to mark the completion of an ILO-supported electrical training programme for women in Jordan. The training programme aims to boost employment among Jordanian and Syrian women through skills development and certification.

  2. News

    Promoting gender equality and diversity in the workplace

    05 October 2018

    The ILO Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut took part in ILO’s global campaign to promote gender equality and diversity in our offices.

  3. Video

    Inadequate employment conditions persist in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    04 October 2018

    A new ILO study has identified persistent deficits in decent work and employment conditions for workers in Jordan’s agricultural sector. A large number of the workers are migrant workers and Syrian refugees.

Publications

  1. 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. 

  2. Childcare: A Training Manual For Domestic Workers’ Organizations

    This training manual is targeted to domestic workers’ organizations, civil society, not for profit organizations and other entities that provide skills trainings to domestic workers. 

  3. The Occupied Palestinian Territory: An Employment Diagnostic Study

    This study takes stock of the employment and labour market situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including mapping and assessing existing employment programmes and services, and offers recommendations for informing effective policy development.