15 October 2018
HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal attended a ceremony to mark the completion of an ILO-supported electrical training programme for women in Jordan. The training programme aims to boost employment among Jordanian and Syrian women through skills development and certification.
05 October 2018
The ILO Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut took part in ILO’s global campaign to promote gender equality and diversity in our offices.
04 October 2018
A new ILO study has identified persistent deficits in decent work and employment conditions for workers in Jordan’s agricultural sector. A large number of the workers are migrant workers and Syrian refugees.
05 August 2018
ILO training programme aims to help young women and men enhance their skills and boost their employability.
Statements and speeches
08 March 2018
On International Women’s Day, International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Director for Arab States Dr Ruba Jaradat calls on societies and governments to recognize the contribution of women care workers who uphold our economies and communities.
26 February 2018
In a speech on the margins of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, calls for labour rights to be observed in the run up to mega sporting events
Articles and features
01 October 2018
Jordan pledges to promote pay equity between women and men through digital payment of salaries.
23 September 2018
The ILO and partners are helping Syrian refugees find jobs in Jordan’s garment sector, as part of efforts to implement an agreement between the EU and Jordan to relax rules of origin.