Resources on Iraq

  1. Regional Tripartite Conference to Combat Human Trafficking

    A two-day regional tripartite conference on ways to combat human trafficking in the Middle East and to present the findings of an ILO research project that maps human trafficking across the region.

  2. ILO Sub-Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Cooperatives in the Arab States

    The sub-regional workshop on Cooperatives will be held from 23-26 November 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon. The workshop is targeting tripartite and cooperative representation from six Arab countries including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian territory. The workshop presents a unique opportunity for social partners, donors, cooperative federations and members to reflect on the Arab cooperative movement in the context of the global experience, examining more closely the potential role of cooperatives to advance the decent work agenda in Arab States.

  3. Integrating world of work into National HIV and AIDS response

    This meeting will aims at contributing toward the achievement of UNAIDS strategy: “Getting to Zero” through the world of work. Protection of human rights at work by implementation of Recommendation no.200 is expected to contribute towards the goal of zero AIDS related discrimination. Up scaling HIV prevention programmes in the world of work would contribute towards the goal of zero HIV infections.

  4. ILO Regional Tripartite Conference on Promoting Convention 189: Raising Awareness and Sharing Knowledge

    The International Labour Organization will be organizing a tripartite knowledge-sharing conference on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. The purpose of this conference is to raise awareness on the ILO’s Convention No. 189 and Recommendation 201 and support efforts towards ratification and implementation.

  5. Expansion of the KAB programme in Kurdistan targeting students enrolled in vocational education institutes and unemployed youth graduates of Technical and Vocational Education and Training

    31 July 2012

    The ILO and UNESCO are working in the Autonomous Kurdish Region of Iraq to expand the ILO flagship enterprise development programme Know About Business, targeting youth throughout the region.

  6. Local Area Development Programme (LADP)

    03 April 2012

    The objective of this project is to improve living conditions and contribute to sustainable poverty reduction in three selected areas in Iraq (Sulaymaniyah, Babyl and the southern Marshlands).

  7. Private Sector Development Programme

    03 April 2012

    The objective of this project is to create and enable an effective, coherent and comprehensive framework for private sector development in Iraq, at both national level and in target governorates.

  8. Joint Evaluation of the UNESCO, ILO, UN-HABITAT Joint Project: Improving Quality and Relevance of Technical and Vocational Education and Training in Iraq (Final External Evaluation Summary)

    04 August 2011

    Project IRQ/07/03/UNQ - Evaluation conducted by David Comeford & Associates

  9. Statistical update on Arab States and Territories and North African Countries

    02 June 2011

    The findings show these economies are characterized by high unemployment rates, with significant variations within countries by sex, age and education.

  10. Making Microfinance Work: Managing for Improved Performance

    This training is aimed at improving the technical knowledge and management skills of managers of microfinance institutions so that they may reach more clients and improve their performance