July 2011

  1. Training Workshop: Introducing Green Concepts in ILO KAB and SIYB Packages

    31 July - 2 August 2011

    This 3-day training workshop will be delivered by Mr. Marek Harsdorff (Green Jobs Programme, ILO), who will present the green concepts that have been integrated in the SIYB package and the new KAB module “Know About Green Business”.

  2. Green Jobs Kick-Off Workshop in the Arab States: Lebanon Case Study

    28 - 29 July 2011

    A four-part regional workshop that aims to introduce and raise awareness of green jobs with a focus on the ILO's Green Jobs Programme. The workshop builds on experience from other regions and focuses on youth employment.

June 2011

  1. Launch of National Employment Office Study on the Hospitality Sector in Lebanon

    23 June 2011

    Launch of the report "Employment Needs Assessment for the Hospitality Sector: Hotels and Restaurants in Lebanon", a study conducted by the National Employment Office that surveys more than 600 enterprises, hotels and restaurants that employ over 13,000 workers across Lebanon.

  2. Integrating world of work into National HIV and AIDS response

    19 - 20 June 2011

    This meeting will aims at contributing toward the achievement of UNAIDS strategy: “Getting to Zero” through the world of work. Protection of human rights at work by implementation of Recommendation no.200 is expected to contribute towards the goal of zero AIDS related discrimination. Up scaling HIV prevention programmes in the world of work would contribute towards the goal of zero HIV infections.

  3. ILC High Level Panel Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice

    9 June 2011

    The panel Arab Youth: Aspiring for Social Justice reviewed recent developments in the region through the perspective of young people who made these changes happen by tackling the challenges of exclusion, poverty and inequality.

  4. Social Security as a Human Right: What Options for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon?

    1 June 2011

    A seminar organised by the ILO in partnership with the Committee for Employment of Palestinian Refugees, as part of the project “Improving Access to Employment and Social Protection for Palestinian Refugees Living in Lebanon". The event will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.

May 2011

  1. End of Project Sustainability Workshop

    28 May 2011

    An ILO workshop to conclude the “Skills Development, Employment Services and Local Economic Recovery for the Construction Sector” project – implemented in South Lebanon from 2008-2011. The event features the presentation of eight new vocational training curricula and will be held at the Hotel Holiday Inn Dunes Hotel, Verdun.

January 2011

  1. Making Microfinance Work: Managing for Improved Performance

    17 - 28 January 2011

    This training is aimed at improving the technical knowledge and management skills of managers of microfinance institutions so that they may reach more clients and improve their performance

December 2010

  1. Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in the Arab States

    14 - 16 December 2010

    Follow-up on the Arab Action Agenda for Employment adopted in the Arab Employment Forum (Beirut, 19-21 October 2009), the Regional Conference on Social Dialogue in Rabat shall seek to:establish commitment among the soical partners to tripartism principles and modalities of work toward the institutionalization of social dialogue mechinisms in the Arabg State region; survey regional and global expereicnes in promoting social dialogue in order to identify best practice and lessons learned; and, develop a participatory action plan for social dialogue inthe Arab States region.

November 2010

  1. ILO Sub-Regional Knowledge Sharing Workshop on Cooperatives in the Arab States

    26 November 2010

    The sub-regional workshop on Cooperatives will be held from 23-26 November 2010 in Beirut, Lebanon. The workshop is targeting tripartite and cooperative representation from six Arab countries including Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Yemen and the occupied Palestinian territory. The workshop presents a unique opportunity for social partners, donors, cooperative federations and members to reflect on the Arab cooperative movement in the context of the global experience, examining more closely the potential role of cooperatives to advance the decent work agenda in Arab States.