Events

July 2020

  1. ILO, ITC launch on-line Training of Trainers (ToT) on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    27 July - 29 September 2020

    The global training package ‘My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperatives’, has been adapted to the Jordanian context. Graduates of the ToT will become part of a pool of certified ILO trainers who will be able to conduct face-to-face courses in the future.

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

    1 - 9 July 2020

    From the 1st to the 9th of July, the ILO hosted the largest ever online summit of workers, employers and government representatives to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work, and how to build a better future of work after the pandemic. You can replay the discussions online.

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.

  3. Raising awareness to stop the worst forms of child labour

    12 June 2020

    The ILO held an event on World Day Against Child Labour to raise awareness and call for prompt action to stop the worst forms of child labour.

May 2020

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

    27 May - 1 June 2020

April 2020

  1. COVID-19 safety measures developed for Cash for Work programmes in Jordan

    1 April - 30 June 2020

    The guidelines were developed with the support of the ILO and other agencies implementing Cash for Work programmes in Jordan to ensure the safe return of workers to their sites.

January 2020

  1. Syrian education officials receive training on combatting child labour

    12 - 20 January 2020

    A series of training workshops organized by the ILO, the Ministry of Education and UNICEF targeted school principals and education officials across Syria.

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’.