Projects

2015

  1. Re-valuing Women’s Employment: Implementing Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value in Jordan

    2 May 2012 - 31 December 2015, Jordan

    The project promotes the effective implementation of the principle of equal pay for work of equal value in Jordan.

  2. Entrepreneurship Education - Know About Business for Yemen

    1 July 2008 - 31 December 2015, Yemen

    The objective of this project is to contribute to the creation of employment opportunities by fostering an enterprise culture in Yemen, through promoting entrepreneurship and self-employment among youth. This objective will be achieved by introducing the ILO Know About Business (KAB) curriculum in technical/vocational education and universities.

  3. Support constituents to build up an integrated policy framework towards formalization

    1 May 2014 - 30 November 2015, Jordan

    The project addresses the structural challenges of weak labour market governance and supports an integrated approach for upgrading the informal economy in Jordan.

  4. Strengthening Workers’ Organizations in the Arab Countries through social, economic and legal literacy

    1 September 2011 - 31 July 2015, Arab States

    The project develops the capacity of workers’ organizations in the Arab region to participate effectively in policy debates, influence public decisions, and defend workers’ rights and interests.

  5. Raising awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities and developing to mainstream disability in the State of Palestine

    1 November 2013 - 30 June 2015, occupied Palestinian territory

    The ILO has partnered with several UN agencies operating in the occupied Palestinian territory to promote the rights of persons with disabilities in education, health, employment, and social services.

  6. Promoting Civic Values and Life Skills for Adolescents through Education in Iraq

    1 April 2011 - 30 June 2015, Iraq

    The ILO has partnered with the UNFPA, ESCWA and UNESCO to promote national identity among Iraqis between 12 and 19 years of age.

  7. Migration and Governance Network - MAGNET

    1 December 2012 - 31 May 2015, Arab States

    ILO supports Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen and the Gulf Cooperation Council States to strengthen labour migration governance and combat human trafficking.

  8. Decent Work for Domestic Workers: Advocating Institutional Reform in the Middle East

    1 December 2012 - 1 May 2015, Arab States

    This project is an initiative of the Migration and Governance Network - MAGNET. The ILO is working with countries in the Arab States to provide options for reform of national policies and institutions to protect migrant domestic workers rights.

  9. School-To-Work Transition Survey for Young People in Jordan

    1 January 2012 - 1 January 2015, Jordan

    The Work4Youth Project is a global project with research activities in 28 countries. The aim of this project is to gather information on the various challenges that influence young men and women while they are making the transition to working life.

2014

  1. Monitoring and Evaluation for the Employment and Technical, Vocational Education and Training System in Jordan

    1 January 2013 - 31 December 2014, Jordan

    The ILO is supporting various government and non-government agencies to enhance Employment and Technical, Vocational Education and Training capacity and evaluation.