Resources on ILO response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

  1. © Kıvanç Özvardar / ILO 2022

    Skills and lifelong learning: A path to a positive future

    09 December 2021

    The International Labour Conference continues its discussions on skills and lifelong learning. It’s an issue at the heart of the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work. Read how Syrian refugee, Morshed Ali, transformed his life through skills training and education in host country, Turkey.

  2. Reducing Worst Forms of Child Labour in Syria

    09 July 2021

    Since 2018, the ILO has been working with national and international partners in Syria to reduce worst forms of child labour among vulnerable communities through the prevention, withdrawal, and rehabilitation of working children and children at risk of child labour. In this video, meet some of the children whose lives have improved as a result of the programme.

  3. © Prakash Mathema / AFP 2022

    Include indigenous people in COVID-19 response

    20 July 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on an already marginalized population in Nepal.

  4. My first 100 days in Baghdad under COVID-19 lockdown

    15 July 2020

    Taking up a new post in Baghdad during the pandemic posed enormous challenges, including inventing new working practices, overcoming prejudice and handling security, but it didn’t prevent the ILO’s new Country Coordinator from making progress in promoting decent work and social justice.

  5. Statement by the ILO Director-General to the Brussels IV Conference supporting Syria and the region

    30 June 2020

    “Let us focus on building back better with a human-centred approach with and for refugees and their host communities,” ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has said to the Brussels IV Conference on supporting the future of Syria and the region, convened by the EU.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour – responding to COVID-19 in the Arab States

    12 June 2020

    On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour, the ILO in the Arab States sheds light on key projects addressing child labour in the region, and measures taken in some countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. Labour Force and Household Living Conditions Survey (LFHLCS) in Lebanon 2018–2019

    18 December 2019

    Lebanon's Central Administration for Statistics (CAS) and the ILO have published nationally representative statistical data on the current conditions of work in the country.

  8. Lebanon launches the results of the Labour Force and Households Living Conditions Survey for 2018 - 2019

    18 December 2019

    The Central Administration of Statistics launches the main results of the Labour Force and Households’ Living Conditions Survey, which was carried out with the technical support from the ILO and funding from the EU.

  9. Inclusion of Refugees and Displaced Persons in the Labour Market with a Humanitarian Development Focus: Case Studies and Good Practices

    04 December 2019

    A knowledge sharing event, focusing on good practices in “the inclusion of refugees and displaced persons in the labour market with a humanitarian development nexus,” was held in Jordan in December 2019. The following case studies were presented at the event, highlighting labour market challenges at a time of crisis and innovative solutions that practically address the needs of refugees/displaced persons and countries hosting them – through key themes, models of intervention, and good practices.

  10. Employment and Peacebuilding for ‘Youth at Risk’ in Lebanon

    06 October 2019

    Under the framework of the ILO/UNDP/UNICEF project, entitled “Employment and Peacebuilding: Building Bridges Amongst ‘Youth at Risk’ in Lebanon” funded by the Peacebuilding Fund, the ILO provided Lebanese and Syrian refugee youth with non-financial and financial support for the establishment of Lebanese-Syrian joint-income generating initiatives as a way to create employment opportunities and decrease tension among host communities and Syrian refugees.