Publications

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    28 August 2019

    Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.

  9. Employment through Labour Intensive Infrastructure in Jordan - July 2019

    30 July 2019

    Since 2016, the ILO, with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) of the Federal Republic of Germany, through the German Development Bank (KfW), has been implementing an Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme in Jordan that seeks to improve the living conditions of vulnerable Jordanians and Syrian refugees in host communities through the creation of short-term jobs.

  10. Working on a warmer planet: The effect of heat stress on productivity and decent work

    01 July 2019