Articles and features

  1. Steps towards digitalizing skills system in Lebanon

    26 May 2022

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    How work gave me purpose after Beirut blast

    20 May 2022

    On August 4, 2020, large parts of the Lebanese capital, Beirut, were devastated by a massive explosion in the port. For Hani Baltaji, the rebuilding of a municipal police station has not only helped towards Beirut’s recovery, but also his own.

  3. Worker-management Joint Committees in Qatar celebrate International Workers’ Day

    01 May 2022

    Workers’ and management representatives in Qatar celebrated Labour Day by sharing the positive experience and impact of Joint Committees in their enterprise, and their commitment to social dialogue and workplace cooperation.

  4. A new partnership boosts workers’ voices and labour rights in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    28 April 2022

    The ILO has embarked on the new partnership with the Kurdistan United Workers Unions to improve working conditions and address the needs of workers at Employment Intensive Investment Programme sites in Dohuk.

  5. ILO supports rural women in Basra to develop their skills in the date sector

    07 March 2022

    An ILO capacity building training programme for rural women in Basra seeks to foster skills, entrepreneurship and decent employment in the field of agriculture, funded by the European Union.

  6. ILO and partners hold training on Child Labour Monitoring System in Iraq

    28 February 2022

    The system, developed with the support of the ILO, identifies vulnerable children at risk of or already in child labour and refers them to the relevant actors to receive the needed support.

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    Skills and lifelong learning: A path to a positive future

    09 December 2021

    The International Labour Conference continues its discussions on skills and lifelong learning. It’s an issue at the heart of the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work. Read how Syrian refugee, Morshed Ali, transformed his life through skills training and education in host country, Turkey.

  8. ILO, IOM collaborate to improve business development services for small enterprises in Iraq

    29 November 2021

    Under the new collaboration, the ILO has introduced its advanced entrepreneurship and business management training programme, Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB), to selected staff of IOM, to enable them to deliver the programme to IOM-supported existing and potential entrepreneurs.

  9. ILO workshop with tripartite partners sheds light on maternity protection in Iraq

    02 November 2021

    The workshop is part of efforts to support progress towards Iraq’s ratification of ILO Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183).

  10. Jordanian trainer embarks on cooperative management training initiative, supported by the ILO

    21 September 2021

    Jordanian Ahlam Mahadeen took part in ILO’s Trainers of Trainers (ToT) programme on My.Coop and is now training cooperative members on the package, which focuses on the management of agricultural cooperatives.