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  1. © Shayan Ali Khan 2020

    Community changemakers help Pakistan’s migrant workers avoid exploitation

    09 September 2020

    An ILO project in Pakistan is raising awareness among prospective migrant workers about safe labour migration.

  2. ILO and German officials meet Beirut blast clear-up workers

    08 September 2020

    Workers mobilized as part of the ILO’s Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme are contributing to the city-wide clear-up operation.

  3. Dismantling the kafala system and introducing a minimum wage mark new era for Qatar labour market

    30 August 2020

    Greater freedom to change jobs, combined with a non-discriminatory minimum wage, will benefit employers and workers alike.

  4. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on jobs and incomes in G20 economies

    19 August 2020

    Presentation of the ILO-OECD Covid-19 report, presented at the 3rd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 19-20 August 2020)

  5. Women at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action

    19 August 2020

    Presentation of the ILO-OECD Women at Work report 2020, presented at the 3rd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 19-20 August 2020)

  6. ILO supports Beirut explosion clearing efforts through decent job creation

    17 August 2020

    After the explosion that devastated parts of the Lebanese capital Beirut on August 4th, the International Labour Organization has mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme to clear the rubble, and in the process create decent jobs for Lebanese nationals and Syrian refugees.

  7. ILO creates decent jobs to support Beirut explosion clearing operations

    14 August 2020

    The International Labour Organization has mobilized its Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme in Lebanon to clear rubble in the aftermath of the Beirut explosion.

  8. © GARAGE ISLAND CREW/CULTURA AFP 2020

    COVID-19 disrupts education of more than 70 per cent of youth

    11 August 2020

    The disproportionate effect of the pandemic on young people has exacerbated inequalities and risks reducing the productive potential of an entire generation, according to the International Labour Organization.

  9. © 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.

  10. 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.