Resources on Labour migration in Arab States
Regional Dialogue on Climate Change and Migration Nexus in the Arab Region
03 November 2022
Discussions examined the impact of climate change on migration patterns and trends to and from the Arab Region and how these patterns impact different vulnerable groups on the move.
The importance of just transitions and labour mobility as mitigation and adaptation strategies to climate change
03 November 2022
A discussion organized by the ILO examined how climate change has a profound impact on labour markets, displacement and migration, necessitating mitigation and adaptation strategies and decisive action to protect migrant workers and include them in just transition strategies.
Better Work Jordan, national partners discuss need for sustainable MHPSS service delivery to garment workers
24 March 2022
Workshop examines key findings of the study, “Assessment of Knowledge, Perceptions, and Attitudes of Mental Health: The Garment Industry in Jordan”
Lebanon Minister of Labour visits ILO for talks on new government decent work priorities
02 November 2021
Lebanon’s newly appointed Minister of Labour has met with ILO Regional Director for the Arab States Dr. Ruba Jaradat to outline cooperation on the ILO’s Decent Work Agenda.
Lessons Learned Part 2: Recruitment
09 October 2021
This document describes the lessons learned by the Work in Freedom programme on recruitment of migrant workers. This compilation was preceded by an earlier edition of Lessons Learned in October 2017, followed by another one in February 2019. This new edition focuses particularly on recruitment of migrant workers. It lists and describes the nature of both conventional and non-conventional interventions and reviews some of the assumptions behind the rationale for these interventions.
Lessons Learned Part 1: Outreach to migrant women in areas of origin
09 October 2021
This document describes the lessons learned by the Work in Freedom programme on outreach to migrant women in areas where they migrate from. This compilation was preceded by an earlier edition of Lessons Learned in October 2017, followed by another one in February 2019. The findings are important to inform Governments, donors and civil society groups on their policies regarding the protection of migrant women, safe migration, pre-departure training and orientation and more.
Speech of Dr. Ruba Jaradat, ILO Regional Director for Arab States at the 47th Arab Labour Conference
05 September 2021
The speech highlights the need for a multi-pronged strategy in the Arab States region to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
UN Network on Migration for Arab States marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons
30 July 2021
The network calls on states in the region to take urgent action to combat trafficking in persons and identify, protect, and assist victims of human trafficking.
Webinar: Migrant domestic workers before Lebanon's courts
02 April 2021
The ILO and Legal Agenda held a webinar on 30 March, 2021 to discuss the findings of the report "The Labyrinth of justice: Migrant domestic workers before Lebanon’s courts.”
The Labyrinth of justice: Migrant domestic workers before Lebanon’s courts
29 March 2021