09 August 2017
Jordanian trade unions begin issuing non-employer-specific and non-position-specific work permits in the construction sector, following an ILO-coordinated agreement with the Government. The permits are the first of their kind to be issued to Syrian refugees in the Arab region.
04 August 2017
The workshop objective is to bring together the Leaders of the four main national trade union centers to discuss the unions’ policy and future strategy in relation to social protection and the new draft law.
28 July 2017
A joint UNICEF and ILO project works to strengthen technical and vocational training for youth in Lebanon, in line with labour market needs.
14 July 2017
13 July 2017
The programme – produced in partnership with the Ethical Journalism Network – targets journalists and digital media in order to change the narrative on migration in the region.
Kuwait Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and ILO Regional Director discuss strengthening cooperation to advance decent work in the Gulf state
08 July 2017
Kuwait’s Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh and ILO Regional Officer for Arab States Ruba Jaradat meet during an official visit by the Minister to the ILO regional office in Beirut.
06 July 2017
Establishing an independent Social Security Institution will enable the Occupied Palestinian Territory to roll out its first ever social security system to cover private sector workers and their families.
Jordan Minister of Public Works and Housing visits road maintenance works taking place under ILO project
29 June 2017
The works are part of an ILO project which works to improve the living conditions of Syrian refugees and Jordanians through increased employment and improved infrastructure.
28 June 2017
New ILO study, prepared in collaboration with UNHCR, looks at the impact of work permits provided to Syrian refugees in Jordan that has resulted in thousands of them formally joining the Jordanian workforce.
22 June 2017
The Memorandum of Understanding for issuing more work permits for Syrian refugees working in the construction sector was reached with the support and coordination of the ILO.