Policy Development Section

Enhanced programme of development cooperation for the occupied Arab territories

This document reports on progress made and planned ILO interventions within the context of the programme of development cooperation in the occupied Arab territories. It highlights ongoing ILO initiatives addressing the situation of workers and key challenges. The Governing Body is invited to: (a) take note of the persistently challenging situation for Palestinian workers and their families, and support the ILO in further promoting the Decent Work Agenda and social justice in the occupied Arab territories; (b) lend further support to the current and next Palestinian Decent Work Programmes, in light of the findings and recommendations of the decent work review; and (c) lend further support to the Office’s role in the development of a comprehensive social security system in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (see paragraphs 29–32).

Conference paper | 19 October 2016