Kuwait pledges $0.5 million in continued annual support for ILO activities in the Palestinian Territory
22 January 2018
A new grant from Kuwait to the ILO will promote decent work and social justice in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, bringing the total of Kuwait’s contributions to ILO efforts in the Arab States region to US$ 5 million since 2009.
21 December 2017
A tripartite workshop for high-level Iraqi officials was the last in a series of events organized by the ILO to support the Government of Iraq in drafting its new social security law, which, once adopted, will be the first to cover all public and private sector workers in Iraq.
18 December 2017
To mark this year’s International Migrants Day on 18th December, the ILO has announced the four winners of its 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration.
15 December 2017
My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative training package got yet another adaptation when it was adapted to the Lebanese context by the ILO Office in Beirut.
13 December 2017
ILO releases a number of easy-to-use tools and guides, which show that most countries could afford to provide social protection floors if they chose to.
08 December 2017
The glossary guides journalists in the region towards rights-based reporting on migration, forced labour and trafficking in persons, as part of an initiative to promote fair migration.
03 December 2017
The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has launched a report which highlights trade union action to promote decent work for persons with disabilities. ACTRAV talked to the department’s focal point on disability at work, Nezam Qahoush about the challenges persons with disabilities face in the world of work and the role of the trade union movement in promoting decent work for them.
29 November 2017
New ILO report shows that massive efforts are still needed to ensure that the right to social security becomes a reality for all.
23 November 2017
Both UN agencies stress the importance of integrating efforts against child labour in the early stages of rehabilitating livelihoods in communities that have suffered from conflict, displacement and other crisis situations.
20 November 2017
Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.