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  1. Thirty-one trainers complete My.Coop training of trainers programme on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    23 October 2020

    A virtual ceremony was held marking the end of the online training course for participants in Jordan.

  2. ILO: Jordan’s maternity protection regulation key step forward

    23 October 2020

    Newly-endorsed regulation seeks to empower and retain working mothers in labour force

  3. How decent work supports Jordan’s most vulnerable communities

    20 October 2020

    A programme implemented by the ILO and supported by Germany through the German Development Cooperation (KfW Development Bank), helps some of the country’s most vulnerable groups, including Jordanian nationals and Syrian refugees.

  4. Oman’s new unemployment insurance scheme will reduce COVID-19 labour market shocks – PASI General Manager

    16 October 2020

    Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI) General Manager Dr. Faisal Abdullah Al Farsi speaks to the ILO on Oman’s long-awaited unemployment insurance scheme.

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    Oman institutes its first unemployment insurance scheme

    16 October 2020

    Through a royal decree, Oman institutes a long-awaited unemployment insurance scheme, developed by the Public Authority for Social Insurance with support from the ILO.

  6. Vulnerable workers hardest hit by COVID-19 fallout in fragile Arab states

    13 October 2020

    Assessments show spike in job and income losses and limited financial capacities to deal with the crisis, making it even harder for vulnerable workers to earn a living.

  7. COVID-19: The multiple and protracted crises impacting labour markets in Arab States- A regional initiative

    A virtual event, bringing together international development and humanitarian partners and regional tripartite constituents, will discuss findings of assessments on the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable workers and enterprises in Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq.

  8. ILO and Lebanon issue guidelines for Employment Intensive Projects

    07 October 2020

    The guidelines aim to reinforce cooperation and harmonization between the Lebanese government, NGOs and development partners, and provide guidance on planning and implementation of EIPs.

  9. Qatar issues a National Policy on Occupational Safety and Health to promote the right to safe and healthy workplaces

    07 October 2020

  10. COVID-19: ILO helps keep reconstruction workers safe and healthy after Beirut blast

    05 October 2020

    The ILO is promoting occupational safety and health standards for the protection of those involved in the demolition and reconstruction of buildings affected by Beirut explosion.