Ressources on Employment Promotion in the Arab States

  1. On “Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day”, the UN calls for support to MSMEs as effective agents of change to help advance in rebuilding and recovery efforts

    27 June 2022

    UN agencies in Iraq share a statement to recognize MSMEs at the heart of any resilient recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, conflicts, and climate crisis.

  2. ILO introduces key entrepreneurship training package for Iraqi women in enterprise

    27 June 2022

    With the support of the European Union, the ILO has launched one of its key entrepreneurship training programmes in Iraq to support hundreds of women to set up small-scale businesses in the agricultural sector.

  3. He is from Syria and I am from Iraq. But we work together like brothers

    20 June 2022

    ILO labour intensive programme brings communities together in Iraq.

  4. Iraqi entrepreneurs access loans to support growing businesses

    19 June 2022

    When Sandra was forcibly displaced, she set up a small business selling party decorations to support her young family. Now, with the support of the ILO, under an initiative with the Central Bank of Iraq and partner banks, Sandra and many others like her, have been provided with bank loans to start or expand their businesses, helping them realise their aspirations of becoming successful entrepreneurs.

  5. From Farm to Fork: EU Agri-food Business Development Programme

    13 May 2022

  6. Lebanon Follow-up Labour Force Survey – January 2022: Factsheet

    12 May 2022

  7. Lebanon and the ILO release up-to-date data on national labour market

    12 May 2022

    Lebanon’s Central Administration of Statistics and the International Labour Organization (ILO) release the findings of the Lebanon Follow-up Labour Force Survey -January 2022

  8. © European Union 2022

    A human centred recovery with decent jobs is crucial in addressing plight of Syrians and host communities

    10 May 2022

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat presented a statement to the Sixth Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

  9. Syrians and the communities that host them urgently need immediate decent jobs

    09 May 2022

    Statement by ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Arab States Dr. Ruba Jaradat to the Sixth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”

  10. Workers in Iraq voice hopes and ambitions on International Labour Day

    01 May 2022

    To mark International Labour Day, the ILO asked workers in Iraq about the importance of employment, livelihoods, and decent work.