ILO in the Arab States

What's new

  1. Statement

    UN Network on Migration for Arab States marks World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    30 July 2021

    The network calls on states in the region to take urgent action to combat trafficking in persons and identify, protect, and assist victims of human trafficking.

  2. Labour Migration

    Communicating on labour migration in Jordan: training for senior journalists

    Recognizing the important role of journalists and the media in improving public perceptions of migrant workers through balanced and evidence-based reporting on labour migration, the FAIRWAY Programme held a two-day webinar training on labour migration reporting for 16 professional journalists and representatives of Jordanian human rights associations.

  3. Event

    Workshop on promoting competency based training policies and systems in the GCC

    A two day webinar will explore how the ILO can better support Gulf countries in the area of skills development and competency based learning.

Publications

  1. Impact of COVID-19 on Migrants and Refugees in the Arab Region

    This technical paper examines the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrants and refugees. It focuses on several relevant areas including health, income security, the economy and education.

  2. Social protection responses to the COVID-19 crisis in the MENA/Arab States region

    This policy brief provides a summary of the main social protection measures that were adopted by the countries in the MENA/Arab States region in immediate response to the pandemic. 

  3. Rapid Diagnostic Assessment of Employment Impacts under COVID-19 in Lebanon

    The COVID-19 pandemic emerged in Lebanon at a time when the country was grappling with its worst economic and financial crisis in decades. Lockdown measures have further hampered economic activity and left various groups of workers severely affected.