18 July 2021
In the first video story of our ILO in Action series, Chief Technical Adviser, Bashar Elsamarneh, explains how a joint ILO/EU/UNESCO project in Iraq’s historic Erbil City is preserving its cultural heritage, while teaching skills and promoting decent work for local people and Syrian refugees.
Conference held by ILO and Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs highlights key labour market issues in Iraq
04 July 2021
The conference, held under the patronage of the Prime Minister, brought together partners from across the spectrum, including representatives from the government, employers' and workers' organizations, key policymakers, UN agencies and development partners, as well as academics.
The ILO and the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs in Iraq are organising a conference that will bring together national and international partners to discuss key aspects shaping Iraq’s labour market.
01 July 2021
The training brought together one hundred participants and introduced them to the concept of child labour, including its worst forms, in line with International and national frameworks governing child labour.
29 June 2021
In Dohuk, Iraq, the ILO and local authorities have launched employment-intensive interventions in water irrigation and waste management. The schemes support decent employment for Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and host community members. The majority of participants are women.
24 June 2021
The training targets young internally displaced people, refugees and host community members looking to start their businesses, or existing businesses wanting to develop and grow their enterprises.
21 June 2021
The ILO in Iraq, together with its partners, is implementing a programme which tackles the worst forms of child labour amongst Syrian refugees, internally displaced persons and vulnerable host community members.
ILO, tripartite partners and parliamentarian committee hold consultation on draft social security law in Iraq
19 June 2021
The law is a significant step in extending social security for workers in the private sector, as part of efforts towards establishing a comprehensive social protection system in Iraq.
14 June 2021
The following report assesses the different dimensions of socio-economic vulnerability in the south of Iraq and provides a solid basis for designing interventions related to vulnerability reduction and economic development in the area.
10 June 2021
A virtual event with key national and international partners took place, shedding light on some of the root causes and consequences of child labour in Iraq and efforts to address them.