The Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) has been a member of the ILO since 1947 and has ratified 50 ILO Conventions, including all eight core Conventions. In February 2023, the ILO reinstated its physical presence in Syria, with the appointment of a Country Coordinator. This will allow the ILO to expand its work in Syria, and work closely with constituents and the UN to promote decent work principles and increase employment opportunities. More on Syria
24 November 2023
ILO progresses in second phase of Aleppo employment-intensive community restoration project after earthquake
23 October 2023
This technical note seeks to estimate the effect of the recent earthquakes on the employment and livelihoods sector in the affected areas in Syria and aims to understand the current situation and identify areas of need that require immediate action in order to support quick and inclusive recovery.
The ILO is set to implement an emergency employment scheme to help restore the livelihoods of people in affected communities in Aleppo, parts of which were severely hit by the earthquake that struck Syria and Türkiye.