November 2016

  1. ILO hosts first session of the Policy Advisory Committee on Fair Migration in the Middle East

    17 - 18 November 2016

    A diverse mix of experts meet to discuss key policy changes for a fair migration agenda in the Middle East

  2. ILO and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung to release study on the situation of unions and workers in Lebanon

    17 November 2016

    The study places Lebanon’s workers’ movements in their current and historical contexts, provides a baseline for workers’ organization membership and calls for the establishment of a new trade union paradigm.

  3. ILO and INSEAD Evidence Symposium: Promoting Entrepreneurship for Inclusive Growth and Decent Jobs

    14 - 15 November 2016

    The symposium brings together policy makers, academics and business leaders to the INSEAD Middle East Campus in Abu Dhabi to share and discuss the latest cutting edge evidence on entrepreneurship and decent jobs in the MENA region on November 14-15th, 2016.

  4. Promoting handicrafts and produce made by women in Jordan

    6 - 8 November 2016

    As part of efforts to support communities in Jordan most affected by the Syrian refugee crisis, the ILO is joining forces with the Ministry of Labour in hosting a three-day bazar promoting products made by Jordanian and Syrian women.

October 2016

  1. ILO encourages female participation in labour-intensive infrastructure project

    26 October 2016

    The ILO holds awareness raising workshops for Jordanian and Syrian women in efforts to encourage their involvement in ILO-led employment initiatives.

  2. The Future of Work in Jordan

    25 - 26 October 2016

    Jordan will hold a national dialogue on the “Future of Work” as part of a global ILO initiative aimed at shedding light on some of the key challenges and opportunities posed by the changing world of work.

  3. Rethinking communication: Strengthening Arab trade unions through better communications tools and strategies

    3 - 5 October 2016

    Key Arab workers’ organisations meet to discuss challenges facing their communication strategies and how to improve them.

September 2016

  1. Campaign launch to promote Palestinian women’s rights at work

    25 September 2016

    ILO supports trade unions and women’s groups to launch a nation-wide campaign to promote labour rights and improve working conditions for women and girls in the occupied Palestinian territory.

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    Planning workshop ahead of launch of My Fair Home campaign in Lebanon and Jordan

    20 September 2016

    Civil society and workers’ organizations meet with the ILO to devise implementation of the campaign targeting employers of migrant domestic workers.

  3. ILO to unveil study linking Migrant Domestic Worker rights with the care economy in Lebanon

    19 September 2016

    The findings of a study on Migrant Domestic Worker rights and the care economy will be unveiled at a public workshop to discuss findings and consequences of the research.