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  1. Employment gives Syrian refugee women in Jordan “second chance”

    23 September 2018

    The ILO and partners are helping Syrian refugees find jobs in Jordan’s garment sector, as part of efforts to implement an agreement between the EU and Jordan to relax rules of origin.

  2. Jordan issues first e-work permit for Syrian refugees in construction

    19 September 2018

    The new electronic system was introduced after 16,000 flexible work permits were issued in the sector in one year, as part of an ILO-coordinated agreement between the Ministry of Labour and the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) 

  3. International best practices on domestic workers discussed in Qatar

    18 September 2018

    Partners share ideas on how the rights of both domestic workers and their employers can be ensured.

  4. End of exit permits for most migrant workers in Qatar welcomed

    04 September 2018

    Qatar introduces new legislation to ensure freedom of movement of migrant workers, advancing its reform agenda.

  5. ILO and Oman renew partnership to advance decent work in the Sultanate

    03 September 2018

    A new Decent Work Country Programme for Oman is officially launched in Muscat.

  6. ILO lauds Jordan for protecting private school teacher wages through digital payments

    31 August 2018

    The National Committee for Pay Equity (NCPE) and the Stand-up with Teachers Campaign have lobbied for the move since late 2017 with the support of the ILO.

  7. ILO and Kuwait News Agency host journalism training workshop to strengthen reporting on labour migration

    31 August 2018

    The ILO Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) collaborates with the Kuwait State News Agency to train journalists on specialised reporting on labour migration issues.

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    ILO, Jordan to expand green employment project for Jordanians and Syrian refugees

    15 August 2018

    The ILO and Jordan’s Ministry of Agriculture agree to implement the second phase of a project to boost decent jobs through green works and labour-intensive employment in agriculture and forestry.

  9. ILO mosaics training opens doors for disabled Syrian refugees and Jordanians

    05 August 2018

    ILO training programme aims to help young women and men enhance their skills and boost their employability.

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    Boosting skills, promoting employment: ILO mosaics training opens doors for disabled Syrian refugees and Jordanians

    05 August 2018

    Training programme supports members of both communities to find work and generate income through their newly-acquired skills.