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  1. National Consultation on Youth Employment in Jordan

    18 April 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be organizing a national consultation on youth employment in Amman on Thursday 19 April 2012 at the ECOSOC premises (Shmeisani), in a bid to map out current activities, and identify potential synergies.

  2. Workshop on Developing Code of Conduct and Monitoring Mechanism for Syndicate of the Owners of the Workers Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL)

    12 April 2012

    In the context of the EU-funded project "Promoting Rights of Women Domestic Workers/PROWD," the International Labour Organization Regional Office for Arab States (ILO-ROAS) is collaborating with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Syndicate of the Owners of Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL) to convene a two-day workshop on the development of a code of conduct for SORAL on 11 & 12 April 2012 at Holiday Inn Hotel / Verdun.

  3. ILO Youth National Events

    30 March 2012

    The ILO organized a series of National Events on Youth Employment to hear young people's views on the alarming situation in youth employment. This collection of videos represents a selection of highlights from the 46 countries that held events in March and April 2012.

  4. Expert Meeting on Youth Employment in the Arab States

    13 March 2012

    A two-day expert meeting was jointly organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Friedbrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) in Beirut on 12-13 March 2012 in order to take stock of the existing knowledge on youth employment, and to review practical solutions to the current deficits of decent work for youth in the MENA region.

  5. ILO Youth National Event: Beirut, Lebanon

    12 March 2012

    The ILO Regional Office for Arab States organized a National Event on Youth Employment to hear young people's views on the alarming situation in youth employment.

  6. Launching of Jordan Decent Work Country Programme and Moving Towards a Child Labour Free Jordan Project

    10 March 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) through its Regional Office for Arab States is launching the second Decent Work Country Programme for Jordan through an official ceremony on Sunday 11 March 2012 at the Landmark Hotel in Amman

  7. ILO hosts Atayeb Palestine charity lunch at Tawlet, as part of the Palestinian Women's Economic Empowerment Project

    24 February 2012

    ILO and Souk El Tayeb will host a charity lunch at Tawlet on Sunday (February 26) featuring traditional Palestinian dishes prepared by women from the Ain al-Helwe and Nahr al-Bared camps.

  8. “A new era of social justice”: Statement by ILO Director General, for World Day of Social Justice 2012

    20 February 2012

    “A new era of social justice”: Statement by Juan Somavia, ILO Director General, On the occasion of World Day of Social Justice- 20 February 2012.

  9. Child Labour entrenched in Lebanon’s deprived regions, says ILO-USJ research

    15 February 2012

    Deteriorating socio-economic conditions and school drop outs have led to a nationwide increase in child labour, particularly in the North and Beqaa, according to two studies launched by the International Labour Organization and the Université Saint Joseph on Wednesday (February 15) at UNESCO Palace.

  10. How the ILO supports change in the Arab world

    17 January 2012

    The world has been transfixed in admiration at the courage of the women and men who have taken to the streets across the Arab States over the past year. Farah Dakhlallah, ILO Regional Outreach and Advocacy Officer in Beirut, reports from Yemen and Lebanon where the ILO assists in preparing a better future for workers in the region.