Events

June 2021

  1. Qatar celebrates International Domestic Workers’ Day 2021

    16 June 2021

    On 16 June, join us to hear from domestic workers, employers, government representatives, and partners in Qatar what International Domestic Workers’ Day means to them and how we can work towards realizing decent work for all domestic workers.

  2. COVID-19 Recovery : What role for Trade Unions?

    12 June 2021

    This Workers'Voices will focus on the role to be played by workers and their organizations to shape the recovery policies to build the world post covid.

  3. COVID Recovery: How to extend social protection to all?

    8 June 2021

    This session of the Workers'Voices focuses on obstacles and strategies to access to universal social protection to all.

  4. ILO trains trainers on financial education in Iraq

    6 - 10 June 2021

    The training equips future trainers with knowledge in financial management topics so they can enhance the financial skills of young people and entrepreneurs, under an ILO initiative to improve livelihoods and self-employment of host communities and refugees in Iraq.

May 2021

  1. From Bangladesh to Qatar: Lessons from a fair recruitment pilot in the construction sector

    27 May 2021

    Join a discussion with the partners involved in the pilot, and hear about the lessons and the replicability for other industries and countries.

  2. ILO and Iraq’s Minister of Labour and Social Affairs discuss on-going collaboration under the Decent Work Country Programme

    24 May 2021

    The meeting focused on the development of a National Employment Policy to facilitate job creation, improve working conditions and promote social and economic development.

April 2021

  1. ILO and key stakeholders review and validate new reports on Lebanon’s TVET system

    28 April 2021

    The reports on the accreditation of private skills training providers and on testing and certification practices will contribute to strengthening the governance of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training system in the country.

  2. © Zied Haddar / Qanect 2021

    A shared commitment to safety and health in Qatar

    28 April 2021

    This virtual event will see a wide range of local and international experts discussing the importance of occupational safety and health (OSH) data collection and the lessons learned from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic to improve OSH in Qatar.

  3. Technical session on job creation through public works in Iraq

    21 April 2021

    Discussions highlighted experiences from the region and opportunities to promote decent work, social protection, skills development and the employment of women through public employment programmes.

  4. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discusses building back better in a post-pandemic world

    15 April 2021

    A virtual open dialogue session with the Islamic Development Bank will address bridging labour market skills gaps and addressing labor market fragilities and structural inequalities.