ILO and SDC launch new programme to protect migrant workers in vulnerable situations in the Arab States, with a focus on workers from Africa
30 March 2020
The FAIRWAY Programme, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by ILO, responds to the need to ensure decent work for migrant workers, including in sectors where they are at high risk of exploitation, such as in domestic work, construction and hospitality, and will support interregional collaboration between countries in Africa and the Middle East.
26 March 2020
17 March 2020
A new contribution from the Kuwait representation in Geneva of US$ 500,000 will help ILO promote decent work and social justice for Palestinian women and men.
16 March 2020
Ten months ago, Syrian Soumaya Mohammed found work at a garment factory with the help of the Azraq Centre for Employment (ACE). She tells the ILO in her own words what it’s like to have regular work, an income and a new profession.
10 March 2020
The office will allow the ILO to expand its work to promote employment opportunities and decent work principles, as part of post-conflict reconstruction.
09 March 2020
Stakeholders will take part in a national consultation to discuss short and long-term measures to ensure decent work for migrant workers in Lebanon.
06 March 2020
In tribute to women’s contributions to the world of work, the ILO has asked women in Jordan what they like most about their jobs.
ILO Regional Director Jaradat welcomes Lebanon’s Minister of Labour Yammine at the ILO’s regional headquarters
28 February 2020
The visit was the first by the newly-appointed minister to the ILO Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut.
FAIRWAY collaboration with the International Domestic Workers’ Federation leads to strengthened domestic workers’ association in Kuwait
26 February 2020
Since 2017, the FAIRWAY Programme has been supporting the International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) to empower domestic workers in Kuwait through organizing, and has led to the establishment of the Sandigan Kuwait Domestic Workers Association (SKDWA) in the Philippines community, as well as outreach to African communities.
06 February 2020
Presentation on "Youth Employment in Changing Labour Markets" in G20 countries presented at the 1st Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (Jeddah, 4-6 February 2020)