Resources on Skills and employability in the Arab States

  1. COVID-19: EU and ILO project to improve labour governance and working conditions in Iraq

    23 November 2020

    The project will seek to address some of the labour market challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the longer-term decent work priorities of Iraq.

  2. Employment Policies formulated in Iraq using strengthened LMI systems and LM statistics

    12 November 2020

    The ILO is partnering with the Central Statistical Organization (CSO) and Kurdistan Statistical Organization (KRSO) in Iraq, to implement the first national Labour Force Survey (LFS) in a decade.

  3. Iraq Decent Work Country Programme Update

    09 November 2020

    Overview of ILO-Iraq progress towards Decent Work for all.

  4. Supporting the cooperative movement in Jordan

    04 November 2020

    Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy holds meeting with ILO to discuss strategy development and way forward.

  5. Impact of COVID-19 on youth in Lebanon

    02 November 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created economic challenges to youth in Lebanon, many of whom are now trying to find ways to adapt to the new ways of work. This video highlights the struggles and resilience of youth, and reflects the realities of the multiples crises that they are currently facing in Lebanon.

  6. Improved business development services for MSMEs in Iraqi Kurdistan

    27 October 2020

    The project, implemented by the ILO and funded by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) aims to promote decent work opportunities in micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

  7. Thirty-one trainers complete My.Coop training of trainers programme on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    23 October 2020

    A virtual ceremony was held marking the end of the online training course for participants in Jordan.

  8. How decent work supports Jordan’s most vulnerable communities

    20 October 2020

    A programme implemented by the ILO and supported by Germany through the German Development Cooperation (KfW Development Bank), helps some of the country’s most vulnerable groups, including Jordanian nationals and Syrian refugees.

  9. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in the Chemicals and Cosmetics Manufacturing Sector in Jordan

    16 October 2020

    The report reflects on the positioning of the C&C sector in the Jordanian economy from a skills and labour market perspective.

  10. Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) in the Garment & Leather Manufacturing Sector in Jordan

    16 October 2020

    This report looks at the positioning of the garment and leather sector in the Jordanian economy from a skills and labour market perspective.