10 November 2010
The inclusion of domestic workers in labour protection regimes may soon be the norm in Arab states, as the international campaign ‘Decent Work for Domestic Workers’ gains regional momentum.
09 November 2010
Amid a “fragile labour market” marked by persistent high unemployment, “slack” jobs growth and declining wages, the International Labour Office (ILO) today urged the Group of 20 to intensify its focus on “productive employment and job-intensive growth policies” at its upcoming summit in Seoul. ILO Director-General Juan Somavia is expected to attend the meeting.
27 October 2010
The Government of Brazil and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have announced the launch of a three-year programme aimed at enhancing the capacity of countries to respond to social and natural disasters.
04 October 2010
A documentary that explores the complexity of the relationship between migrant domestic workers and the Lebanese households as employers in an honest, and at times humorous and touching manner.
18 August 2010
The International Labour Office (ILO) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) welcome the developments in parliament yesterday regarding the socio-economic rights of Palestinians.
10 June 2010
The annual report of the International Labour Office (ILO) on the situation of workers of the occupied Arab territories shows some improvement in the economic situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory although the latter remains precarious, particularly in Gaza.
27 May 2010
More than sixty five trainees have received a final degree after completing a vocational training course in the following areas: Electrical installation, Painting, Plumbing and Mosaics.
05 May 2010
More than forty students from Saida and surrounding areas have received a final degree after completing a six-month vocational training course at the Saida Technical School.
31 March 2010
The employment services project which opens today in Saida aims to provide job placement services for Palestinian job seekers is funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The project is managed by the International Labour Organization/Regional Office for Arab States and implemented by the Joint Christian Committee (JCC), in coordination with UNRWA and the Committee for Employment of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon (CEP).
ILO Director-General meets his Excellency Dr. Bashar Al Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic
21 October 2009
The Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Mr. Juan Somavia today concluded an official mission to Syria, the highlight of which was a meeting with His Excellency Dr. Bashar Al Assad, President of the Syrian Arab Republic.