July 2020

  1. © ILO 2020

    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    1 - 9 July 2020

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.

June 2020

  1. Book Launch: "An ILO For All Seasons"

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world of work was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  2. COVID-19 in the Arab States: The Trade Union’s Role in Protecting Workers in their Workplaces

    24 June 2020

    The global Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has devastated the world of work, causing huge costs on economies, labour markets, and societies across the Arab Region and worldwide. ILO ACTRAV through this webinar aims at assisting trade union leaders in the Arab Region to enhance their role in protecting workers in workplaces as a priority to respond to the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Moreover, to promote, and explain the related ILO tools, and guides that can help them in their effort to achieve a better future for all workers.

May 2020

  1. Call for Proposals EIIP 001/2020 Project to enhance productivity and employment in farming

    27 May - 1 June 2020

December 2019

  1. Launch of the Equal Pay International Coalition in the Arab States

    16 - 17 December 2019

    The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is a regional symposium to address the gender pay gap in the Arab States.

  2. Asia-Arab States and Africa Inter-regional meeting on safe and fair migration for women migrant workers

    3 - 4 December 2019

    From 3 to 4 December 2019, in Bangkok, the ILO and UN Women hosted the inter-regional meeting, titled ‘Labour mobility between Asia and the Arab States: Sharing of experiences and progress under the Bali Declaration with specific focus on women migrant workers’.

November 2019

  1. ILO’s Better Work Jordan conducts Occupational Safety and Health workshop for factories exporting to the EU

    17 - 19 November 2019

    Better Work Jordan (BWJ)’s health and safety training contributes to improved working conditions in non-garment factories benefitting from EU's simplified Rules of Origin (RoO) agreement with Jordan.

  2. Introducing Employment Intensive Investment Approaches in Iraq

    10 - 13 November 2019

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

September 2019

  1. Invitation to Bid: Tender ITB No 64/2019 Construction of 6.7 km of agricultural roads including drainage structures and 325m of reinforced concrete retaining walls in Marjeyoun Municipality.

    23 September - 9 October 2019

    Tender ILO/EIIP ITB No 64/2019 Construction of Agricultural Roads and Retaining Walls in Marjeyoun Municipality and invitation to pre-qualification training.

August 2019

  1. ILO trains Jordanian journalists and government officials on fair labor migration reporting

    27 - 29 August 2019

    The training session covered key labour migration topics including human trafficking and right-based approaches.