June 2019

  1. Future of trade unions depends on organizing the informal economy

    20 June 2019

    A new report reveals that organizing workers in the informal economy may spark the renewal of the trade union movement. This can be done by expanding membership and collective bargaining coverage in the informal economy in order to protect labour rights, project a united voice and influence social and economic policies.

  2. ILO and Swiss Embassy in Jordan Screen Documentary: “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما” on International Domestic Workers’ Day

    17 June 2019

    The screening and panel discussion were organised by the ILO and Swiss Embassy to raise awareness around migrant domestic workers’ rights through the relationship between migrant workers and Arab youth.

  3. Asia-Pacific and Arab States labour ministers: Harness opportunities of the future, for decent work for all

    13 June 2019

    Asia Pacific Group (ASPAG) labour ministers met on sidelines of the Centenary session of the International Labour Conference to exchange ideas on generating Decent Work for sustainable development in the wider Asia Pacific region.

  4. Jordanian youth highlight plight of working children through artistic performances

    13 June 2019

    The performances were part of an event marking this year’s World Day Against Child Labour.

  5. Palestinian Prime Minister: Restructuring national economy will create jobs for Palestinians

    12 June 2019

    The Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority Mohamad Shtayyeh was amongst a large number of world leaders who expressed strong support for the ILO as it marks its 100th anniversary at the Centenary International Labour Conference.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour sheds light on working children in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    12 June 2019

    ILO Jordan holds events for children working on farms to highlight importance of education on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.

  7. International Domestic Workers Day to be marked in Qatar

    12 June 2019

    All domestic workers and their employers invited to celebrate the International Domestic Workers Day at a fun and informative event.

  8. ILO Director-General highlights the most profound, transformative changes in a century

    10 June 2019

    The Centenary session of the International Labour Conference, known as the ‘world parliament of labour’ has opened in Geneva, with a speech from the ILO’s Director-General.

May 2019

  1. Public sector clients pledge action to foster fair recruitment

    21 May 2019

    Leading public institutions pledge support for national efforts to ensure fair recruitment of migrant workers in Qatar

  2. Strong commitment of Unions can protect people with disabilities

    09 May 2019

    Strong commitment of Unions and their ability to build external partnership are needed to reduce decent work deficits for people with disabilities.