Events

December 2017

  1. Launch of the Media-Friendly Glossary on Migration: Middle East Edition at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism conference

    3 December 2017

    The glossary will guide journalists in the region towards rights-based reporting on migration, forced labour and trafficking in persons.

November 2017

  1. Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 2017: Opening a whole World of Opportunities

    15 - 18 November 2017

    Under the auspices of the Ministry of International Cooperation, the ILO Cairo Office and the Middle East Council for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship (MCSBE) will hold the third annual Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit in Hurghada from 15 to 18 November 2017, titled "Opening a whole World of Opportunities".

October 2017

  1. Interregional Consultation on Labour Migration and Mobility from Asia and Africa to the Middle East

    4 - 5 October 2017

    The two-day event will bring together ILO constituents and stakeholders from 22 countries in three regions to make a technical assessment of key challenges and proposed ways forward to realize fair migration.

  2. Migration Journalism Fellowship Programme kicks off with training workshop

    2 - 3 October 2017

    The 2017 journalism fellows convene for a two-day training workshop covering key labour migration and ethical journalism topics.

  3. Quantitative techniques of impact evaluation: youth and women employment programmes. A step-by-step approach

    2 - 6 October 2017

    The course will expose participants to advanced skills for conducting impact evaluations of youth employment programmes. Upon completion, participants will have improved or updated their understanding of quantitative impact evaluation concepts and methods; will have reviewed and tested impact evaluation methods and techniques, such as randomized control trials; and will be in a position to identify the most pertinent types of impact evaluation, taking into account specific project constraints, institutional and national contexts, and budgetary, time and data constraints.

September 2017

  1. The Future of Work We Want: Workers’ perspective in the Arab region

    20 - 21 September 2017

    The conference will bring together workers’ leaders, voices from academia, governments and employers from across the region to discuss the profound transformations and challenges faced by the world of work today and in the future.

  2. © Tabitha Ross/ILO 2019

    First Arabic-language guide for practitioners attending to child labour in agriculture launched

    6 September 2017

    The guide offers practical and detailed information on attending to child labour in the hazardous agricultural sector in Lebanon, where the incidence of child labour has increased dramatically in recent years.

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.