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  1. ILO responds to Beirut explosion by creating decent jobs to support clearing works

    12 August 2020

    The ILO mobilizes its EIIP programme in Lebanon to clear debris in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion and create decent jobs, with funding from Germany’s KfW development bank.

  2. © MoLSA - KRI 2020

    ILO and Kurdistan Region of Iraq pledge to support formal employment for forcibly displaced persons and host communities

    11 August 2020

    The ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq sign an agreement to support job creation through the establishment and upscaling of Ministry-run employment service centres.

  3. ILO, ITC launch on-line Training of Trainers (ToT) on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    The global training package ‘My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperatives’, has been adapted to the Jordanian context. Graduates of the ToT will become part of a pool of certified ILO trainers who will be able to conduct face-to-face courses in the future.

  4. New economic opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees

    01 August 2020

  5. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  6. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

  7. Targeted training for labour inspectors in Qatar on forced labour and human trafficking

    30 July 2020

  8. COVID-19: Protecting yourself and others at work

    28 July 2020

    As businesses and workplaces re-open in Jordan, it is important to ensure a safe and healthy working environment to mitigate any risks of infection. This video, produced by the ILO in collaboration with Jordan's Ministry of Labour, highlights some of the steps that both workers and employers can take to ensure the safety of everyone at work.

  9. ILO and RDPP launch a partnership to combat worst forms of child labour in Iraq

    28 July 2020

    The new partnership aims to tackle the worst forms of child labour amongst internally displaced persons, Syrian refugees and vulnerable host community members in Iraq.

  10. COVID-19 Crisis: Relying on social dialogue for solutions in the Arab States

    This webinar aims to assist trade union leaders in the Arab Region to enhance their role in social dialogue as a solution to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Moreover, to promote, and explain the related ILO tools, and guides that can help them in their effort to achieve a better future for all workers.