Publications

2020

  1. Guidance Tool for Construction Companies in the Middle East

    17 January 2020

    This Guidance Tool, developed by the ILO and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), is intended for companies operating in the construction sector in the Middle East and particularly the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Companies can use this practical and flexible tool to enhance their ability to comply with national and international labour standards.

2019

  1. Labour Force and Household Living Conditions Survey (LFHLCS) in Lebanon 2018–2019

    18 December 2019

    Lebanon's Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) and the ILO have published nationally representative statistical data on the current conditions of work in the country.

  2. Promoting Women’s Economic Empowerment in Jordan (2019)

    25 November 2019

    The ILO, under its Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP 2018-2022), streamlines gender considerations across various areas of expertise to advance female economic empowerment in the country. This brief highlights some activities and outputs under the DWCP that have promoted women's economic participation in various sectors in the first half of 2019.

  3. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  4. Recommendations on the Establishment of the Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund in Qatar: Drawing from international experience

    01 November 2019

    This report developed by the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar presents a summary of key elements of schemes and models from around the world that could inform the operationalization of the newly established Workers’ Support and Insurance Fund in Qatar.

  5. Assessment of the Wage Protection System in Qatar

    01 November 2019

    This report developed by the International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar provides insight into the strengths and gaps in the Wage Protection System from a number of perspectives, and puts forward actionable recommendations for its improvement.

  6. Executive summary - Assessment of the Qatar Labour Inspection System

    01 November 2019

    This report developed by the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs and International Labour Organization Project Office for the State of Qatar provides insight into the functioning of the Labour Inspection Department in Qatar. It contributed to a joint reflection at the national level on the steps needed to improve the efficiency, quality and impact of labour inspection services.

  7. Norway-ILO Cooperation in Jordan (2019)

    20 October 2019

    Norway is one of the founding member States of the ILO and is a long-standing and generous partner in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. In Jordan, Norway is supporting the ILO through a number of projects which aim to promote decent work for Jordanian and Syrian women and men in the kingdom.

  8. Assessment of occupational heat strain and mitigation strategies in Qatar

    11 October 2019

    Summary of key findings from areport prepared by the FAME Laboratory for the International Labour Organization, the Qatar Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy.

  9. Trade Unions in the Balance

    04 October 2019

    On the occasion of the ILO Centenary celebration, the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO-ACTRAV) commissioned a research on the current state of the unions in the world. The research conducts by Professor Visser explores developments in union membership across the world in the past decades.