What's new

  1. Inter-Ministerial Planning Workshop on Piloting of the National Framework on Child Labour

    The ILO will support the facilitation of a two-day workshop in Amman (18 and 19 December) on planning for the piloting of the National Framework on Child Labour (NFCL) in 2013.

  2. Message by the ILO's Director-General on the occasion of International Migrants Day

    18 December 2012

    We celebrate the contribution of women and men migrants to growth and development in both their host and home countries. They replenish labour markets with much-needed skills and human and social capital.

  3. US$2.5 million to improve labour migration governance in the Middle East

    17 December 2012

    Low skilled migrants in Middle East can look forward to better labour migration governance and improved protection mechanisms, the objectives of a major regional project launched by the ILO this month, and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

  4. US$2.5 million to improve labour migration governance in the Middle East

    17 December 2012

    Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation funds ILO initiative to improve working conditions for migrants in the Middle East.

  5. Symposium on the Jordanian Garment Industry

    Better Work Jordan brings together worker, employer and government representatives to discuss proposals for a national five-year strategy for the Jordanian garment industry.

  6. Migrant workers in Jordan are making their voices heard

    12 December 2012

    As the world marks International Migrants Day on December 18, ILO News looks at the impact of legislation allowing migrant workers in Jordan to join trade unions.

  7. Wanted: Local workers for the oil and gas industry

    12 December 2012

    The oil and gas industry is facing increasing shortages of skilled workers. This could be an opportunity for oil- and gas-producing countries to boost the involvement of their local workforce.

  8. HIV and AIDS and the world of work in Jordan: Challenges and workplace action in the tourism sector

    As part of a series of initiatives to mark World AIDS Day in Jordan, the ILO will hold two seminars in Amman (December 11) and Aqaba (December 13) on "HIV and AIDS and the World of Work in Jordan: Challenges and workplace action in the tourism sector".

  9. Labour market gender gap: Two steps forward, one step back

    11 December 2012

    The gender gap in global labour markets showed some convergence in the earlier part of the last decade but increased after the crisis erupted in 2007, according to an ILO report produced in collaboration with UN Women. The picture varies considerably among regions.

  10. Norway supports skills and entrepreneurship for youth in Yemen

    10 December 2012

    The ILO and the Government of Norway have launched a project to promote skills development and youth entrepreneurship in Yemen in partnership with the Ministry of Labour, trade unions and employers’ organizations.