ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Event

    The central role of Decent Work in addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis: The ILO Experience

    As a side event to the World Humanitarian Summit 2016, the ILO is organizing a panel discussion to review good practices using decent work to strengthen the nexus between humanitarian assistance and development cooperation in situations of forced displacement.

  2. Event

    Jordan marks its 13th National Occupational Safety and Health Week

    The weeklong activities are inspired by the theme of this year’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which focuses on work-related stress.

  3. Press release

    Regional constituents examine good practices in combating child labour

    19 April 2016

    Workshop brought together government, employer, worker and NGO representatives from the region to share knowledge on ways to tackle child labour.


  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.