1. Fostering employment through business support to young entrepreneurs in Lebanon

    08 March 2018


  2. Domestic workers and employers in the Arab States: Promising practices and innovative models for a productive working relationship

    06 March 2018

    This White Paper presents promising practices and innovative models to ensure a productive working relationship for both domestic workers and employers in the Arab States.

  3. 10 Things you should know about Migrant Resource Centres in the Arab States

    27 February 2018

    Based on the publication ‘A Mapping of Migrant Resource Centres in the Arab States’ this brief outlines global good practices in the establishment of migrant resource centres.

  4. A mapping of migrant resource centers in the Arab States

    27 February 2018

    This brief mapping exercise identifies and analyses six migrant resource centres in the Arab States, providing important lessons for future initiatives to establish and run such centres.

  5. Exploratory study of good policies in the protection of construction workers in the Middle East

    20 February 2018

    Construction is one of the key sectors of the labour market in many parts of the Middle East, particularly the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, where the building of world-class sporting stadiums, educational institutions, museums and condominiums continues at a rapid pace.

  6. People's voices: campaigning for pay equity and childcare in Jordan

    19 January 2018

    Voices of women at work are an essential component of any initiative on women’s economic empowerment. This principle is at the heart of the Jordanian National Committee for Pay Equity’s work. This booklet celebrates the results achieved by the Committee since its establishment in 2011, through the voices of its members and stakeholders. This collection of voices reflect views from some of the people who have taken part in these efforts.

  7. Infographic: Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies

    17 January 2018

    The Youth Employment Inventory Jordan provides comparative information about the design, characteristics and achievements of 84 youth employment interventions implemented between 2012 and 2016.


  1. Trade Union Action on Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2017

    Trade unions are working all over the world on disability issues. This research captures and summarises trade union action on disability from over 50 countries, including developed, emerging and developing economies. The research offers a new perspective to trade unions who have not worked on this issue, and points to opportunities for others to develop their work further.

  2. Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration: Middle East Edition

    27 November 2017

    The Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration – Middle East Edition details technical terminology relating to forced labour, human trafficking, displacement, refugees and labour migration, and proposes accurate and neutral alternatives to inflammatory and discriminatory terms commonly used. The glossary also provides a more complete and nuanced understanding of migration.

  3. Promoting youth employment and empowerment of young women in Jordan: An assessment of active labour market policies

    17 November 2017

    The ILO Taqeem “Impact Report” series disseminates research reports from Taqeem-supported employment assessment and impact evaluations. The goal is to improve the evidence base for “what works” in the effective design and implementation of integrated employment policy responses for youth and women’s employment. Taqeem is a partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of an IFAD-financed project titled “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”.