What's new

  1. Workshop to present and discuss the results of the labour force survey of Palestinians living in refugee camps and selected gatherings in Lebanon

    The workshop will basically present and discuss the survey results. It aims to have focused deliberations over the labour force data and suggest means for efficient utilization of this information in advocating for better employment conditions and improved legislations for Palestinians’ right to work.

  2. Palestinians in Lebanon working but under precarious conditions

    20 November 2012

    Restrictions on the Palestinian right to work lead to exploitative conditions but do not shut them out of the labour market, says ILO-CEP-EU study.

  3. Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Apprenticeship and Youth Employment

    Within the framework of the ILO project "Tripartite Action for Youth Employment in Jordan", a two-day workshop will be organized to identify priorities and agree on steps to be taken to upgrade apprenticeships and promote youth employment.

  4. Domestic workers' rights both "necessary" and "feasible"

    24 October 2012

    Conference on ILO Convention No. 189 places decent work for domestic workers on the regional policy agenda

  5. ILO Regional Tripartite Conference on Promoting Convention 189: Raising Awareness and Sharing Knowledge

    The International Labour Organization will be organizing a tripartite knowledge-sharing conference on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness on the ILO’s Convention No. 189 and Recommendation 201 and support efforts towards ratification and implementation.

  6. Regional conference on domestic work in the Arab States to convene in Cairo

    19 October 2012

    Government, worker, employer representatives, civil society groups, diplomatic missions and international organizations will convene in Cairo from 22-24 October to discuss domestic work in the Arab States.

  7. Message by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Day of the Girl Child 2012

    11 October 2012

  8. ILO says discrimination against young girls must end

    10 October 2012

    The world must make sure that girl children find their rightful places at home, school and, as they grow up, at work - on equal terms with boys.

  9. Ministry of Labour and ILO to examine challenges, opportunities for Decent Work in Lebanon

    27 September 2012

    The Ministry of Labour and the ILO launched a public consultation on the state of the Lebanese labour market on Wednesday (September 26), ahead of the publication of a joint report that examines employment creation, social protection, social dialogue and rights at work in Lebanon.

  10. Hopes raised for Arab minimum wage

    20 September 2012

    The "Regional Tripartite Meeting on Wage Policies in the Arab Countries" came to a close in Amman on Thursday (September 20) with government, employer and worker pledges to work towards fairer pay.