ILO in the Arab States

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  1. Event

    16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    The 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will bring together the ILO’s tripartite constituents from throughout Asia, the Pacific and the Gulf and Arab states.

  2. Child Labour

    The importance of implementing Lebanon’s National Action Plan to combat child labour

    28 September 2016

    Lebanon has witnessed a sharp rise in child labour since the onset of the Syria refugee crisis, especially in agriculture, street work and small establishments. Mainly through the voices of a number of child workers, this video highlights the importance of advancing and funding the National Action Plan for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour in Lebanon by 2019. The video was produced by the ILO’s Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour (CLEAR) project, which is funded by the US Department of Labor.

  3. Better Work programme's assessment

    Improved working conditions in the apparel industry make workers’ lives better and businesses stronger

    26 September 2016

    An independent review of the Better Work programme shows significant gains in quality of life for workers in factories they advise, as well as enhanced productivity and profitability for those businesses involved.


  1. A study of the Employers of Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon: Intertwined

    The study focus on the critical role of employers in recruiting and managing the employment relationship within the current normative framework of Lebanon. 

  2. A study of the Working and Living Conditions of MDWs in Lebanon: “Intertwined: the workers’ side“

    This report by the International Labour Organization (ILO), provides a general picture of the living and work conditions of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.

  3. Yemen damage and needs assessment: crisis impact on employment and labour market

    The objective of this rapid assessment was to assess the impact of the crisis on employment and livelihoods, with a focus on youth and the most vulnerable household members in Sana’a City, Al Hodeidah and Aden.