What's new

  1. Messages from key partners: How the new Guidance Tool can support the hospitality sector in Qatar to promote labour rights and fair recruitment

    23 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in Qatar’s hospitality sector. It aims to support hotel companies to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

    Watch messages of H.E. Yousuf Mohamed Al Othman Fakhroo, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs; H.E. Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber for Commerce and Industry; H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General of Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy; Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC; and Roberto Suarez, Secretary General of IOE.

  2. Promoting fair recruitment and employment: A guidance tool for hotels in Qatar

    18 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed by as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.

  3. Italy-ILO cooperation to support Palestinian cooperatives

    17 September 2020

    The ILO’s Cooperative Support Programme is launched in the Occupied Palestinian Territory with support from the Italian Government.

  4. New guidance tool supports fair recruitment and employment in Qatar hospitality sector

    17 September 2020

    A new Guidance Tool will help strengthen fair recruitment and employment standards in the Qatar hospitality industry.

  5. Landmark Group election breaks new ground for Joint Committees

    16 September 2020

    Staff of Qatar’s Landmark Group went to the polls recently in the retail giant’s ever Joint Committee elections

  6. Recent measures taken to strengthen wage protection in Qatar

    14 September 2020

  7. Supporting small and medium-sized businesses in Lebanon’s agriculture and agro-food sectors

    10 September 2020

    A new initiative by the ILO will provide small and medium agricultural and food processing companies with training and technical support to improve their business continuity, resilience and decent job retention in response to the multiple crises that have hit Lebanon.

  8. Lebanon takes crucial first step towards dismantling Kafala in Lebanon

    10 September 2020

    The new Revised Standard Unified Contract for the Employment of Domestic Workers is a crucial first step in dismantling the kafala system in Lebanon

  9. Workers help clear Beirut explosion wreckage under ILO programme

    09 September 2020

    ILO's Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme (EIIP) creates 200 decent jobs for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees, 15 per cent of whom are women, in efforts to restore livelihoods and support the clear-up operation in Beirut.

  10. ILO and CBI sign MoU to boost decent working conditions for farm workers and improve export opportunities for SMEs to foreign markets

    09 September 2020

    The agreement will help enhance economic opportunities and decent work, through joint collaboration at export, farm and sectoral level.