ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Domestic workers

    “Thank you Soma - شكراَ صوما”: ILO documentary explores relationship between migrant domestic workers and Arab youth

    17 December 2018

    On the occasion of International Migrants Day (18 December), the ILO will premiere a new documentary film that aims to change the narrative about migrant domestic workers in the Arab States region.

  2. Video

    Decent Work for women and men in Lebanon through the ILO’s EIIP programme

    12 December 2018

    In Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley, workers are digging into the rich, orange earth to build a 25 kilometre irrigation channel, as part of the ILO’s Employment Intensive Infrastructure Programme in Lebanon. Unusually, several of the construction workers are women.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Working together in Lebanon

    12 December 2018

    Women and men, Syrian refugees and host communities work alongside each other building an irrigation channel as part of an ILO project in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley.

Publications

  1. Lessons Learned and Emerging Good Practices of ILO’s Syria Crisis Response in Jordan and Lebanon

    This report synthesizes the lessons learned and emerging good practices from the ILO ROAS interventions to promote decent work amongst Syrian refugees and host communities.

  2. Potential Opportunities for Women’s Economic Empowerment - Potato and Leafy Green Vegetable Value Chains

    The assessment examines the status of women in the potatoes and leafy green vegetables value chains in Lebanon's Akkar region. 

  3. Childcare: A Training Manual For Domestic Workers’ Organizations

    This training manual is targeted to domestic workers’ organizations, civil society, not for profit organizations and other entities that provide skills trainings to domestic workers.