1. Technical Cooperation Programme between Qatar and the ILO

    29 January 2018 - 29 January 2021, Qatar

    The Programme in Qatar reflects the common commitment of both the Government of Qatar and the ILO to cooperate on ensuring compliance with ratified international labour Conventions, as well as achieving fundamental principles and rights at work in the State of Qatar in a gradual manner during the period 2018–20.


  1. Improving Livelihoods for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Better Access, More Opportunities, Enhanced Capacities

    3 July 2017 - 31 July 2019, Lebanon

    ILO and UNRWA launch an entrepreneurship and self-employment project among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon to facilitate their entry to the labour market.

  2. Lebanon Labour Force and Households’ Living Conditions Survey 2017

    1 March 2017 - 31 July 2019, Lebanon

    Lebanon's Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) and the ILO have embarked upon an EU funded project to produce reliable, timely and representative statistical data on the current conditions of work in the country.

  3. © ILO/Ala’a al Sukhni 2018

    Better Work Jordan (Phase II)

    1 September 2014 - 30 June 2019, 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.

  4. Towards improved formal and non-formal Technical Vocational & Education Training in lebanon

    2 January 2017 - 28 June 2019, Lebanon

    The joint ILO/UNICEF programme will implement activities to address the challenges and needs identified within the formal and non-formal TVET sector mapping at both policy level and capacity development level of service providers.

  5. Decent jobs for Jordanians and Syrian refugees in the manufacturing sector

    1 May 2017 - 30 April 2019, Jordan

    The project, which aims to benefit thousands of Jordanian and Syrian workers, is part of efforts to support the implementation of a new EU-Jordan trade agreement to relax the rules of origin.


  1. Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY)

    4 January 2016 - 31 December 2018, Yemen

    ERRY is three years joint programme funded by the European Union and implemented by four UN agencies including UNDP, ILO, WFP and FAO. The overall objective of the programme is to enhance the resilience and self-reliance of crisis-affected rural communities through support to livelihoods stabilization and recovery, local governance and improved access to sustainable energy. The ERRY Programme will be implemented in Yemen in four governorates including Hajjah, Hodeidah, Lahj and Abyan. The target groups will focus on the most vulnerable such as women, the unemployed, youth, the Muhamasheen, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and stressed host communities.

  2. Improved access to employment opportunities for Lebanese host communities and Syrian refugees in Lebanon

    1 May 2017 - 31 December 2018, Lebanon

    The project will contribute to upgrading the agricultural technical education system in Lebanon, to improve access to employment opportunities and livelihoods in rural areas.

  3. Engagement with the construction sector in the Arab States

    1 January 2016 - 31 December 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.

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

    1 January 2016 - 31 December 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.