ILO and SDC launch new programme to protect migrant workers in vulnerable situations in the Arab States, with a focus on workers from Africa
30 March 2020
The FAIRWAY Programme, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by ILO, responds to the need to ensure decent work for migrant workers, including in sectors where they are at high risk of exploitation, such as in domestic work, construction and hospitality, and will support interregional collaboration between countries in Africa and the Middle East.
17 March 2020
A new contribution from the Kuwait representation in Geneva of US$ 500,000 will help ILO promote decent work and social justice for Palestinian women and men.
10 March 2020
The office will allow the ILO to expand its work to promote employment opportunities and decent work principles, as part of post-conflict reconstruction.
09 March 2020
Stakeholders will take part in a national consultation to discuss short and long-term measures to ensure decent work for migrant workers in Lebanon.
ILO Regional Director Jaradat welcomes Lebanon’s Minister of Labour Yammine at the ILO’s regional headquarters
28 February 2020
The visit was the first by the newly-appointed minister to the ILO Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut.
31 January 2020
The Directorate General for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has pledged to provide support to the ILO for the creation of a cooperative system and social entrepreneurship as vehicles from inclusive and sustainable development in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (oPt).
23 January 2020
The ILO and the International Organisation of Employers launch a new guidance tool to help construction companies in the Middle East expand protection of workers, including migrant workers who make up the vast majority of the sector’s manual labourers.
20 January 2020
A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.
16 January 2020
New legislation enters into force removing the exit permit for workers not covered by earlier changes
09 January 2020
MoU to see collaboration in occupational health and safety at work and corporate social responsibility