Ressources on Employment Promotion in the Arab States

  1. Building Safe Passage for Women’s Employment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

    31 December 2009

    This country brief presents an overview of the research and policy advocacy activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on gender equality in the world of work in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It highlights the overall employment context, underlining concerns, result achieved and future plans.

  2. Advancing Women’s Employment in Lebanon: ILO in Action

    31 December 2009

    This Country Brief is part of a series that looks at the current and ongoing research and policy advocacy activities of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on gender equality in the world of work in Arab States. It highlights the overall employment context, the underlining concerns, the results achieved, and future plans.

  3. Arab Empoyment Forum (Thematic Papers)

    19 October 2009

    The Forum addresses the broad challenges and opportunities posed by the financial and economic crisis, providing a platform for senior policy-makers and high-level representatives of workers and employers from across the Arab region.

  4. The impact of the financial and economic crisis on Arab states: considerations on employment and social protection policy responses

    01 April 2009

    This policy note is purely intended to provide an assessment of the employment and social protection impact, and to suggest appropriate policy responses.

  5. Gender, Employment, and the Informal Economy: Glossary of Terms

    01 February 2009

    The glossary was deemed necessary based on the feedback that the ILO/CAWTAR initiative received from regional constituents on the need to clarify concepts, help overcome terminological confusion related to ‘informality’, and move the discussion forward in Arab States.

  6. Jobs for Iraq: An employment and decent work strategy

    01 January 2007

    This book focuses on the critical role of employment and creation of decent work in facilitating peace in Iraq.