19 September 2018
The new electronic system was introduced after 16,000 flexible work permits were issued in the sector in one year, as part of an ILO-coordinated agreement between the Ministry of Labour and the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU)
18 September 2018
Partners share ideas on how the rights of both domestic workers and their employers can be ensured.
04 September 2018
Qatar introduces new legislation to ensure freedom of movement of migrant workers, advancing its reform agenda.
03 September 2018
A new Decent Work Country Programme for Oman is officially launched in Muscat.
31 August 2018
The National Committee for Pay Equity (NCPE) and the Stand-up with Teachers Campaign have lobbied for the move since late 2017 with the support of the ILO.
ILO and Kuwait News Agency host journalism training workshop to strengthen reporting on labour migration
31 August 2018
The ILO Regional Fair Migration Project in the Middle East (FAIRWAY) collaborates with the Kuwait State News Agency to train journalists on specialised reporting on labour migration issues.
15 August 2018
The ILO and Jordan’s Ministry of Agriculture agree to implement the second phase of a project to boost decent jobs through green works and labour-intensive employment in agriculture and forestry.
ILO, UNHCR strengthen partnership to promote employment for refugees and Jordanian host communities in Jordan
17 July 2018
A Letter of Understanding, signed by the two agencies, outlines ways to increase collaboration of joint activities aimed at helping Refugees and Host Communities access decent work.
27 June 2018
At the launch of the Technical and Vocational and Education Training (TVET) National Strategic Framework, Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri says the framework will increase employment prospects for youth and boost productivity and economic growth.
20 June 2018
The centre, which is funded by the EU, is part of a series of offices being set up across the country by the ILO to help connect Syrian refugees and Jordanian jobseekers with employers. A total of 1,015 people, 26 per cent of whom are women, have so far found jobs through the centres.