12 July 2016
Host to hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled the war in neighbouring Syria, Lebanon has witnessed a rise in child labour in recent years, largely in the hazardous agricultural sector.
26 June 2016
The ILO is working with agricultural cooperatives to help Syrian refugees obtain work permits during a three-month grace period announced by the government of Jordan, in a further step to improve access of Syrian refugees to the formal labour market.
06 May 2016
A youth apprenticeship programme launched by the International Labour Organization and the International Youth Foundation makes gains in the fight against child labour in Jordan.
25 March 2016
A labour-intensive ILO initiative to develop water catchment and drip irrigation systems is playing a pivotal role in creating decent work opportunities in northern Jordan.
ILO’s Know About Business Certification and Nationalization initiative in Jordan awards certification to a new cadre of graduates
17 March 2016
The ILO and national partners award certificates and hold discussions in Amman, Jordan, as part of an initiative to increase the reach of the Know About Business (KAB) programme in the country.
22 February 2016
An ILO initiative in north Lebanon is training women on food preparation and marketing, to help them make a living, market excess produce, and carve a visible role for themselves in the agricultural sector.
14 January 2016
An ILO training initiative gives a group of unemployed men from fishing families in the Gaza Strip a chance to learn new skills and increase their chances of employment in Gaza’s sea fishing sector, which is beset by severe restrictions on movement and trade.
Building bridges: livelihoods festival promotes ties between Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities
09 December 2015
07 October 2015
A group of Jordanian teachers are making their voices heard to end gender-based pay discrimination and unfair working conditions in the private education sector through a community organizing campaign.
18 August 2015
An ILO training initiative gives a group of young Gaza fishermen, beleaguered by severe restrictions on movement and trade, a chance to learn new skills and increase their chances of employment.