Publications

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. Employment Intensive and Infrastructure Programme in Lebanon (EIIP): Assessing the Employment Effects (January 2019)

    01 February 2019

    Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme (EIIP) in Lebanon was designed to create decent short to medium-term work opportunities for displaced Syrians and members of host communities in Lebanon through infrastructure improvement. This study assesses the employment impact of four projects implemented under EIIP Lebanon.

  7. ILO-IFAD Taqeem Initiative

    01 February 2019

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

  8. 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.

  9. Minimum wages and wage protection in the Arab States: Ensuring a just system for national and migrant workers

    08 January 2019

    This note for policymakers explores how States in the region – particularly those with a high percentage of migrant workers – can initiate a systematic, evidence-based process for setting and adjusting minimum wages, drawing on ILO standards and international good practice, whilst also improving and strengthening systems of wage protection.

2018

  1. ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan 2018: A Year in Review

    20 December 2018

    The newsletter provides highlights to some of the work that has been underway in Jordan to supports both Syrian refugees and members of their host community through employment, training and capacity building.