ILO in the Arab States

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  1. News

    ILO responds to Beirut explosion by creating decent jobs to support clearing works

    12 August 2020

    The ILO mobilizes its EIIP programme in Lebanon to clear debris in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion and create decent jobs, with funding from Germany’s KfW development bank.

  2. © MoLSA - KRI 2020


    ILO and Kurdistan Region of Iraq pledge to support formal employment for forcibly displaced persons and host communities

    11 August 2020

    The ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq sign an agreement to support job creation through the establishment and upscaling of Ministry-run employment service centres.

  3. Event

    ILO, ITC launch on-line Training of Trainers (ToT) on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    The global training package ‘My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperatives’, has been adapted to the Jordanian context. Graduates of the training will become part of a pool of certified ILO trainers who will be able to conduct face-to-face courses in the future.


  1. ILO’s support to Syrian refugees and host communities: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), the ILO is facilitating equal access to labour markets and promoting decent work for all – prerequisites for enhancing resilience and reducing aid dependency. The ILO supports the transition to sustainable livelihoods for refugees and host communities alike, transforming displacement into an opportunity for development.

  2. Facing Multiple Crises: Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable workers and small-scale enterprises in Lebanon

    The assessment sheds light on some of the pressing issues and concerns that workers are facing today—in terms of employment, source of income, current economic conditions, and prospects for the immediate future. It also addresses the effects of the pandemic on small-scale businesses, as well as their coping and adaptation strategies.

  3. COVID-19: Labour Market Impact and Policy Response in the Arab States

    Briefing Note with FAQs