Projects

2019

  1. Lebanon Labour Force and Households’ Living Conditions Survey 2014

    1 August 2014 - 31 July 2019, Lebanon

    The ILO and Lebanon's Central Administration for Statistics have embarked upon a project to produce the most reliable, timely and significant statistical data on the conditions of work in the country to date.

2018

  1. Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR)

    1 August 2015 - 31 July 2018,

    This global project seeks to contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices globally and across specific migration corridors in North Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. Target countries for pilot projects include Tunisia, Jordan, Nepal and the Philippines.

  2. Engagement with the construction sector in the Arab States

    1 January 2016 - 30 June 2018, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon

    To build a strong, resilient and fair construction sector across the Arab States, the ILO FAIRWAY project engages with the private sector to support their adherence to international standards and principles.

  3. My Fair Home in the Arab States

    1 January 2016 - 30 June 2018, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon

    The My Fair Home campaign is a joint initiative of the International Labour Organization and the International Domestic Workers Federation which aims to elicit attitudinal and behavioural change among employers of domestic workers to ensure decent work.

  4. Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY)

    1 January 2016 - 30 June 2018, Arab States

    The Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY project) supports implementation of the ILO Fair Migration Agenda in the region (endorsed by the Abu Dhabi Dialogue in November 2014), and other ILO projects in addressing the decent work deficits of migrant workers. In particular, the project promotes fair migration (including fair recruitment) and contributes to combating forced labour and trafficking for labour exploitation.

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    Better Work Jordan (Phase II)

    1 September 2014 - 29 June 2018, Jordan

    Better Work Jordan aims to reduce poverty by expanding decent work opportunities in Jordan’s apparel industry thorough improved working conditions and increased competitiveness of the industry brought about by enhancing economic performance at the enterprise level as well as improving compliance with Jordanian labour law and International Labour Standards.

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    Work in Freedom

    1 April 2013 - 30 March 2018, Jordan

    The aim of the project is to reduce vulnerability to forced labour within the labour migration context of South Asia and Middle East with a particular focus on women in the garment sector and domestic work.

  7. Lebanon Employment and Infrastructure Programme (LEIP)

    31 January 2017 - 28 February 2018, Lebanon

    Creating decent work opportunities for Syrian refugees and host communities through infrastructure improvement in Lebanon.

  8. © Nadia Bseiso/ILO 2017

    Enhancing the capacity of the Workers’ Center to respond to the needs of migrant workers

    1 August 2015 - 31 January 2018, Jordan

    The ILO is working to further develop the Workers’ Center through enhancing the capacity of its staff and improving the Center’s services and activities.

2017

  1. Fair wages and childcare: promoting dignity and equality by empowering workers in the private sector in Jordan

    1 November 2015 - 31 December 2017, Jordan

    The project aims to improve working conditions for women in Jordan’s private sector by strengthening their negotiation skills to campaign for their right to pay equity and childcare.