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June 2014

  1. Access to Justice

    17 June 2014

    The ILO and Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center have conducted an ambitious research to better understand the barriers to access to justice faced by migrant domestic workers in Lebanon.

  2. Red Card around the world

    12 June 2014

    From the heart of New York City's Time Square to the sandy Botafogo Beach in Rio de Janeiro, the Red Card to Child Labour Campaign was commemorated worldwide.

  3. Jordan's PM: Investing in human resources, pivotal to social and economic progress

    09 June 2014

    While addressing the 103rd International Labour Conference, H.E. Mr Abdullah Ensour, Prime Minister of Jordan, stressed that political, social and economic reforms in his country constitute an ongoing process which need to be sustained by democratic consent. The Jordanian Government is convinced that the growth of the country's economy is conditional to the growth of the productivity of its labour force. Mr Ensour also called for the support of the international community to help the Kingdom in dealing with the consequences of the Syrian humanitarian crisis affecting Jordan.

May 2014

  1. Protecting the rights of migrant workers in Jordan

    29 May 2014

    With labour migration as one of the topics of discussion at the 103rd International Labour Conference, ILO TV reports on the situation of migrant workers in Jordan, where the majority of them have low-skilled and low productivity jobs. Despite recent, significant strides made by the Jordanian government to clamp down on exploitation at the workplace, more needs to be done to enhance the rights of migrant workers - not just in Jordan but worldwide.

  2. Gender-based violence: a concern for youth "You Know What You Are?"

    28 May 2014

    Students in Berzeit and Bethlehem universities voiced their views, frustrations, fears and rejection of culturally imposed stereotypes during a film making workshop on sexual harassment organized by the ILO.

  3. Gender-based violence: a concern for youth "If I could!"

    28 May 2014

    Students in Berzeit and Bethlehem universities voiced their views, frustrations, fears and rejection of culturally imposed stereotypes during a film making workshop on sexual harassment organized by the ILO.

  4. Gender-based violence: a concern for youth "Empty Talk"

    28 May 2014

    Students in Berzeit and Bethlehem universities voiced their views, frustrations, fears and rejection of culturally imposed stereotypes during a film making workshop on sexual harassment organized by the ILO.

  5. Corporate Social Responsibility and Child Labour

    22 May 2014

    Lebanon builds partnerships to combat child labour through Corportae Social Resposoibility.

  6. The best Mother’s Day gift of all

    09 May 2014

    As many countries mark Mother’s Day on May 11, the ILO is poised to release its report on maternity protection, covering adequate leave, safety rules, discrimination protection and proper nursing breaks.

  7. ILO's Approach to Labour Migration and Human Trafficking in the Middle East

    08 May 2014

    MAGNET is the ILO's regional migration and governance network. It aims to improve the governance and protection of male and female migrant workers in different economic sectors.

April 2014

  1. High risk of child labour for Syrian refugees in Jordan

    15 April 2014

    In response to the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan, the ILO has identified child labour as a priority issue. Already, the Jordanian Government says that child labour has doubled nationwide - to 60,000 - since the refugee influx began in 2011.

March 2014

  1. Upgrading Apprenticeships: route to Decent Work in Jordan

    27 March 2014

    The ILO project ''Tripartite Action for Youth Employment in Jordan'' works with the government as well as workers' and employers' representatives to tackle youth employment issues in the country. One of the project's components is the upgrading of apprenticeships, which aims at improving practices in the informal sector. The video examines some of the elements of upgrading apprenticeship systems through the piloting of the programme in the auto repair sector.

  2. Syrian Child Labour in Jordan

    25 March 2014

    The ILO response plan to the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan has identified child labour as a priority. It is estimated there are currently over 580,000 registered Syrian refugees living in Jordan. While around 160,000 refugees live in designated camps, the remaining refugee population has found shelter in host communities in rural and urban areas across Jordan. Many Syrian children are at risk of falling into the trap of child labour - particularly its worst forms. Already, the Jordanian Government says that child labour has doubled nationwide - to 60,000 - since the refugee influx began in 2011.

  3. The Ability Factor: Employing people with disabilities makes good business sense

    14 March 2014

    People with disabilities are the world's largest minority group (1 billion people — 15% of the world's population; of which 785 million are of working age). They face many barriers to employment, including physical, information and attitudinal barriers. Stereotypes and misconceptions prevent them from accessing jobs because these often focus on their disability instead of ability, when in fact they can and do work. This short video aims to raise awareness about the benefits of employing people with disabilities.

February 2014

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    Hearing women's voices

    13 February 2014

    This year’s World Radio Day, on February 13th, highlights gender equality and women’s empowerment in radio. It celebrates the role of women in radio and promotes strategies to produce inclusive content that reflects the issues that concern them.

January 2014

  1. Migrant Domestic Workers: Ensuring Human Rights and Making Decent Work a Reality

    29 January 2014

    This video is a compilation of the voices that were collected from speakers who were in attendance at the side event entitled 'Making Decent Work a Reality for Migrant Domestic Workers' at the UN High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development (HLD). It specifically highlights the key messages of the discussion that took place and the recent launch of the Global Action Programme on Migrant Workers and their Families.

December 2013

  1. Decent work opportunities to poor Jordanian women in Ajloun

    11 December 2013

    In 2011, the Goverment of Jordan adopted a comprehensive ten-year National Employment Strategy that was developed with the assistance of the Internatioanl Labour Organization. Among other things, the strategy calls for increasing Jordanian employment in industries, such as the garment sector, which currently employ a large number of migrant workers. This video highlights the efforts of one factory in a remote area to provide decent work opportunities to poor Jordanian women and the impact in is having on their lives.

October 2013

  1. Labour problems in Qatar "eminently fixable" says ILO

    03 October 2013

    ILO Director General Guy Ryder discussed accusations of forced labour and other labour violations on Qatar's World Cup and other construction sites, saying that while there had been progress to address these issues on paper, implementation is the major problem but an "eminently fixable" one. He went on to say that Qatar has the resources to do the job and that the necessary political will needs to be applied on all sides before more lives are lost on construction sites.

  2. Presentation 1: Labour Administration: Trends, Challenges and Lessons

    02 October 2013

  3. Presentation 2: Arab Labour Market Governance in a Changing Arab Society

    02 October 2013