Resources on Iraq

  1. Protecting the most vulnerable: Why protecting the rights of migrant workers remains a critical priority

    18 December 2019

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Dr. Ruba Jaradat reflects on the importance of International Migrants Day for millions of workers in the Middle East

  2. Arab States pledge to reduce gender pay gap in the region

    17 December 2019

    The joint ILO, UN Women and OECD Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) saw high-level offcials from across the Arab States reigion commit to pay equity between women and men

  3. Iraq and ILO pledge to further decent work in the country

    03 December 2019

    The International Labour Organization and tripartite partners sign the country’s first Decent Work Programme at a ceremony in Baghdad.

  4. Introducing Employment Intensive Investment Approaches in Iraq

    ILO holds workshops on EIIP in Erbil as part of efforts to support immediate employment creation, skills development and labour market formalisation.

  5. ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  6. Promoting Formal Employment in Arab States (Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq): Transition from Informal to Formal Economy

    20 September 2019

    ILOITC training examines informal employment in the Arab region, in particular in the context of crisis- impacted countries such as Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan and offers a platform to discuss ways to promote formal employment and enterprises, to achieve decent work and SDGs.

  7. South-South and Triangular Cooperation Knowledge Sharing Workshop

    10 September 2019

    The Beirut workshop focused on mainstreaming Decent Work in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab Region

  8. Employment Promotion in the Arab States

    05 August 2019

  9. Promoting a decent work approach to crisis response and recovery: A South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq

    19 April 2019

    Government, employers’ and workers’ representatives from across Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan and Turkey have come together in Jordan to exchange views and experiences on achievements made and challenges faced in addressing the employment and livelihoods needs of Syrian refugees and members of their host countries in the region.

  10. ILO fosters south-south cooperation to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities 

    19 April 2019

    Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four countries, aimed at exchanging knowledge, skills, resources and technical know-how.