Publications

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

    01 July 2019

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

    01 July 2019

  5. More Trade for More Jobs: Identifying The Employment Potential of Jordan’s Exports

    27 June 2019

    This report explores the potential of creating decent work opportunities in Jordan through expanding exports, estimating that one-third of the jobs that the country seeks to create for Jordanians can happen through improved exports. The report also provides concrete recommendations on the policies and programmes that would help link exports to job creation.

  6. Survey on Child Labour in Agriculture in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon: The Case of Syrian Refugees

    27 June 2019

    This report explores the experiences of child labour among Syrian refugees located near agricultural areas in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

  7. Organizing Informal Workers into Trade Unions-A trade union guide

    19 June 2019

    The aim of this document is to offer practical guidance on how to address six institutional challenges in organizing the informal economy into trade unions. The guide relies on practical and important lessons on how to integrate the diverse group of informal economy workers and operators into the formal structures of the trade union movement. It also addresses the benefits and the challenges of organizing informal economy workers, and hereby enacts and supports the implementation of Recommendation No. 204.

  8. Addressing Worst Forms of Child Labour in Jordan’s Agricultural Sector - Survey Results (June 2019)

    12 June 2019

    A survey was conducted to provide a better insight into the needs of vulnerable children and their families in Jordan's agricultural sector. Conducted in Irbid, Ramtha, Zarqa, Mafraq and Northern Jordan Valley, the survey focuses on tent settlements where vulnerable agricultural workers are based.

  9. Water Cisterns Impact Assessment Analysis Report - Jordan (2019)

    04 June 2019

    The objective of the study is to assess the utilisation of rainwater harvesting cisterns and their impact on the livelihood of beneficiaries and cultivated farms.

  10. General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment and definition of recruitment fees and related costs

    22 May 2019

    This document brings together the ILO general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment (“principles and guidelines”) and the definition of recruitment fees and related costs.