Publications

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Advancing social justice, promoting decent work - Jordan, 2019

    12 April 2019

    Through continued cooperation and support of the ILO, Jordan has made significant progress and achieved key milestones in promoting decent work in recent years.

  6. Child Labour in the Arab Region (A Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis)

    07 March 2019

    The Arab region has witnessed a large wave of armed conflicts and population displacement in recent years, believed to have bought with it an upsurge of child labour – the magnitude of which is yet to be fully measured. The impact of armed conflict has exacerbated pre-existing levels of child labour found in rural and urban areas across the Arab region, typically driven by economic vulnerability, poor education and certain social norms.

  7. Employment Counselling System in Jordan - Brochure

    14 February 2019

    This brochure is a guideline for job seekers, workers and employers on the use of a new employment counselling system launched by the ILO in Jordan. The system is the first of its kind to integrate web, mobile and telephone services under one platform, offering workers improved access to job and training opportunities across multiple sectors.

  8. Programme of Support to the Jordan Compact (Year in Review 2018)

    09 February 2019

    The ILO Programme of Support to the Jordan Compact (POS) supports economic growth, job creation and quality service delivery in Jordan. It directly responds to ongoing labour market challenges exacerbated by the conflict in Syria and builds on a series of subsequent pilot interventions launched between 2013-2015. Since 2016, the ILO POS has scaled-up development-focused and employment-driven interventions to create an enabling environment for decent work and job creation.

  9. ILO-IFAD Taqeem Initiative

    01 February 2019

    Evidence to improve youth and women’s rural employment in the Middle East and North Africa

  10. Guidelines for Non-Formal Market-Based Skills Training in Lebanon

    29 January 2019

    These guidelines are intended to support non-formal vocational training providers in Lebanon, with specific guidance on how to improve the market relevance and employment impact of their programmes. They were designed in a participatory way in order to increase “ownership” among stakeholders and to facilitate usage in Lebanon.