ILO in the Arab States
ILO visits Aleppo’s damaged neighbourhoods in preparation for emergency employment scheme
With parts of the Syrian city severely hit by the February 6 earthquake that struck Türkiye and Syria, the ILO is set to help restore livelihoods in affected communities.
Trade Union Revitalization
How did the ILO Support Workers’ Organizations in 2022?
23 March 2023
Throughout 2022, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to face the multiple and overlapping crises facing the world of work. Watch some examples of how ACTRAV has contributed to trade union revitalization over the past year and see what its priorities will be for 2023.
International Labour Standards
Iraq ratifies two ILO Conventions
23 March 2023
Iraq becomes the 64th member State to have ratified ILO Convention on social protection and the 102nd member State to have ratified the maritime labour convention MLC, 2006.
Workshop aims to increase women’s participation in employment intensive works in Jordan
Gender Awareness Workshop for Ministry of Agriculture and the directorates under EIIP Project Phase VI
23 March 2023
The EIIP project funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) through the German Development Bank (KfW) was launched in Jordan in 2016 in response to the Syrian crisis and to provide support to the Jordanian Government in facing the challenges related to the influx of refugees. It focuses on increasing short term employment through improving infrastructure and the environment, and to providing youth with skills that will assist them in securing longer-term job opportunities.
ILO Response to the Earthquake in Syria: Embedding Decent Work Principles in Early Recovery Efforts
The ILO is set to implement an emergency employment scheme in Aleppo to help restore the livelihoods of people in affected communities in Aleppo, which was severely hit by the earthquake that struck Syria and Türkiye.
Towards a referral network for training and post-training support services: A mapping of training and post training service providers.
Job seekers and workers are under mounting pressure to upgrade their existing skills and learn new ones to meet the fast-changing labor market needs. More in this publication.
Key challenges and opportunities facing entrepreneurs in the agriculture and agro-food sectors in North-Lebanon and Akkar
Needs Assessment Report Under the Productive Sectors Development Programme
International Labour Organization
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