Resources on ILO response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

  1. 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.

  2. Success is sweet for “Determined Women” from Jordan and Syria

    11 July 2019

    A group of Syrian and Jordanian women who received ILO support to set up a joint business venture producing and selling sweets and other foods, have found success.

  3. Survey on Child Labour in Agriculture in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon: The Case of Syrian Refugees

    27 June 2019

    This report explores the experiences of child labour among Syrian refugees located near agricultural areas in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

  4. Addressing the Worst Forms of Child Labour - The Jordanian Agriculture Sector

    27 June 2019

    This project seeks to substantially reduce the incidence of the worst forms of child labour in the agriculture sector among host communities and Syrian refugees in Jordan.

  5. Advancing Decent Work in Jordan’s Agriculture Sector: A compliance model

    27 June 2019

    This project seeks to advance decent work and the status of agriculture workers – Jordanian, refugee and migrant workers - through a compliance model that strengthens productivity, national labour legislation and adheres to international labour standards.

  6. Training trainers to promote cooperation development in Jordan’s agriculture sector

    25 June 2019

    An ILO “training of trainers” workshop strengthens the role of cooperatives in advancing decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan’s agricultural sector.

  7. Formalizing access to the legal labour market for refugees and host communities in Jordan (Phase II)

    24 June 2019

    This project seeks to support Jordanians and Syrian refugees in accessing decent work in Jordan’s labour market through skills development and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), while also supporting female workers to enter and remain in the formal work force through targeted support. It also supports refugee workers with work permit issuance in selected sectors, including through an ILO-developed web-based platform.

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    Promoting Decent Work For Syrians Under Temporary Protection and Turkish Citizens

    18 June 2019

  9. Addressing Worst Forms of Child Labour in Jordan’s Agricultural Sector - Survey Results (June 2019)

    12 June 2019

    A survey was conducted to provide a better insight into the needs of vulnerable children and their families in Jordan's agricultural sector. Conducted in Irbid, Ramtha, Zarqa, Mafraq and Northern Jordan Valley, the survey focuses on tent settlements where vulnerable agricultural workers are based.

  10. World Day Against Child Labour sheds light on working children in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    12 June 2019

    ILO Jordan holds events for children working on farms to highlight importance of education on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.