Resources on Employers' Organizations in the Arab States

  1. ILO and Lebanon sign agreement to redouble efforts to promote Decent Work

    03 April 2017

    The first Lebanon Decent Work Country Programme will govern ILO support to Lebanon’s workers, employers and the Government.

  2. The future of work in Arab states: Working together for growth, peace and resilience

    31 March 2017

    In a region facing a unique set of challenges, International Labour Organization (ILO) Regional Director for Arab States Dr. Ruba Jaradat says Arab governments, workers and employers must work together to ensure a future of decent work and social justice.

  3. ILO and Jordan renew agreement to join forces to promote Decent Work

    27 January 2017

    Extension of the Decent Work Country Programme will govern ILO support to Jordan’s workers, employers and the Government until the end of 2017.

  4. Jordan Decent Work Country Diagnostic

    24 January 2017

    The objective of this report is to provide a short and comprehensive diagnosis of the work situation in Jordan, with respect to growth, productive employment, and Decent work. Issues of inclusion and equal opportunities are given special attention as they are expected to feature prominently in the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) extension framework (2016–2017).

  5. ILO Syria Crisis Response Strategy (Update: January 2017)

    20 January 2017

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugee Response and Resilience Plan (3RP), the ILO has adopted a development-focused and employment-driven strategy to support host communities and refugees. The ILO strategy builds on its core mandate to promote employment, social dialogue, social protection and rights at work through contributing to building the resilience of host communities and refugees, strengthening institutional capacities and coordination to eliminate child labour, and supporting evidence-based policy development to ensure an employment-rich national response, embedded in the principles of decent work.

  6. Asia, the Pacific and Arab States: The world of work in numbers

    20 December 2016

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder presented his report entitled “Building an inclusive future with decent work: Towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific,” at the 16th Asia and the Pacific Meeting (APRM) in Bali, Indonesia last month. At an APRM plenary sitting, the ILO’s Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat summarized the main findings of the report in this presentation of data and info-graphic slides.

  7. ILO and GCC Council of Ministers of Labour sign a Plan of Joint Activities

    08 December 2016

    Signing took place on the sidelines of the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM), in a move towards more cooperation between the two sides.

  8. Future of Work in Jordan

    27 October 2016

    A two-day Future of Work national dialogue concluded in Amman with Jordanian ILO constituents agreeing to create a committee to undertake research and continue discussions around the changes taking place in the world of work. The purpose of the national dialogue was to exchange ideas between constituents on how best to address some of the main challenges and opportunities posed by the changing world of work in Jordan, towards achieving the ultimate goal of social justice.

  9. ILO: Dialogue between social partners vital to shaping the Future of Work in Jordan

    27 October 2016

    ILO constituents call for the creation of a committee to further the work of the national dialogue on the Future of Work.

  10. The Future of Work in Jordan

    Jordan will hold a national dialogue on the “Future of Work” as part of a global ILO initiative aimed at shedding light on some of the key challenges and opportunities posed by the changing world of work.