Publications

2022

  1. What is the procedure to change jobs in Qatar?

    12 May 2022

    All workers in Qatar are able to change employers without having to first obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC). This flowchart explains the steps to follow when changing jobs.

  2. Changing jobs in Qatar - Key information for workers

    12 May 2022

    All workers in Qatar can change jobs without having to obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) anytime during their contract period. These FAQs provide helpful information for workers regarding the procedures to change employers.

  3. Labour mobility in Qatar - Key information for employers

    12 May 2022

    All workers in Qatar can change jobs without having to obtain a No Objection Certificate (NOC) anytime during their contract period. This document provides helpful information for employers on the new changes.

  4. Lebanon Follow-up Labour Force Survey – January 2022: Factsheet

    12 May 2022

  5. Gender Equality and Decent Work in Jordan 2022

    29 April 2022

  6. Understanding patterns of structural discrimination of migrant and other workers in some countries of South and West Asia

    19 April 2022

    This background paper reviews the literature that sheds light on the structural patterns of discrimination against migrant workers in some countries of South and West Asia. It also articulates recommendations that would help officials in UN agencies, international organizations, constituents and other civil society individuals and groups, while referring to the existing evidence of structural discrimination to support the application of international labour standards.

  7. Mapping and assessment of Business Development Service providers in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    30 March 2022

    This document presents an assessment of existing BDS providers in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It analyses the types of services, their geographic coverage, target clients, and service quality. It analyses organisations’ capacities to provide their services in terms of available infrastructure, human and financial resources.

  8. Productivity growth, diversification and structural change in the Arab States

    28 March 2022

    The report aims at understanding the contours of a business environment conducive to productivity growth and sustainable enterprise development for decent job creation in selected Arab states. In line with the building forward better agenda with a human-centred approach, the report strives at identifying the elements of coherent and comprehensive policy frameworks to raise productivity for a swift economic and employment recovery.

  9. Global and Regional Good Practices in SSTC: Promoting South-South and Triangular Cooperation

    16 February 2022

    Peer learning, resilience and solidarity in the world of work in times of COVID-19

  10. Social Insurance Benefits in Jordan

    14 February 2022

    Social security is a human right that provides everyone with insurance and protection against certain life risks and social needs. All workers in Jordan, including migrant workers, are entitled to social security regardless of contract type and duration. This flyer raises awareness of social security services and schemes among migrant workers and provides information on services from registration to their departure from the country. Link to the flyer (Arabic, English, Hindi and Bengali)