August 2017

  1. Watch the launch of the Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    The Prime Minister of Sweden and President of Mauritius launch an international body to tackle the fundamental questions posed by a rapidly transforming world of work.

  2. Towards a unified Jordanian approach to hiring Syrian workers during the refugee crisis

    18 - 19 August 2017

    The ILO, in collaboration with Jordan’s Ministry of Labour, will hold a 2-day workshop to discuss the development of a unified mechanism to hire Syrian workers under the government’s national response plan to the refugee crisis.

  3. Consultation meeting on inter-agency toolkit on child labour in emergencies

    1 - 3 August 2017

    Under the Patronage of Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour, the ILO and Plan International hold a first-of-its-kind workshop for the Arab Region, to orient national and regional governmental and non-governmental organizations on how to tackle child labour in emergency situations.

July 2017

  1. Piloting the idea of a childcare and education cooperative in Irbid

    31 July - 3 August 2017

    The ILO will hold a 4-day training workshop on cooperatives in Jordan, presenting concrete options to institutionalize the “Stand-up with the Teachers” campaign.

  2. Sensitizing northern Lebanon Farmers on prohibiting the use of children under 16 in agricultural work in Lebanon

    26 July 2017

    An ILO-led workshop will sensitize municipality officials and members of the Farmers Union in northern Lebanon on adhering to a new General Security memo prohibiting the use of children under 16 in agricultural work.

  3. Lebanon Employment and Infrastructure Programme: Creating decent work opportunities for displaced Syrians and host communities through infrastructure improvement, in Lebanon

    25 - 27 July 2017

    Invitation to pre-qualification training for Lebanese registered Contractors with proven civil works track record.

  4. Working towards Decent and Sustainable Job Creation in the Agro-Food sector in Lebanon

    19 July 2017

    Within the framework of the ILO Project on the “Role of Employers Organizations in Decent and Sustainable Job Creation in the Agro-Food sector”, the ILO and the Association of Lebanese Industrialists hold a round table meeting for national stakeholders in the Agriculture and Agro-food Industries and Cooperatives in Lebanon.

  5. Evaluating Labour Market Programmes: Policy Forum & Executive Course

    2 - 6 July 2017

    As part of ILO’s partnership with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the IFAD financed project “Strengthening gender monitoring and evaluation in rural employment in the Near East and North Africa”, a Policy Forum and Executive Course on Evaluating Labour Market Programmes was offered between the 2nd and 6th of July 2017 in Amman, Jordan. The course was co-financed by the OECD Development Centre, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, GIZ and the Economic Research Forum.

June 2017

  1. ILO launches report on challenges in the Jordanian labour market

    12 June 2017

    Report aims to provide practical solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing Jordanian, migrant and Syrian refugee workers in Jordan.

  2. Statistical and actuarial social security workshop for senior Iraqi officials

    6 - 8 June 2017

    The workshop objective is to strengthen the capacities of the Iraqi social security institution to perform the actuarial review of the Iraqi Social Security Scheme.