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  1. Working together in Lebanon

    12 December 2018

    Women and men, Syrian refugees and host communities work alongside each other building an irrigation channel as part of an ILO project in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley.

  2. Kuwait and ILO sign the country’s first Decent Work Programme

    09 December 2018

    The ILO and tripartite partners sign the Programme into force at a ceremony in Kuwait City.

  3. Stemming the brain drain: Improving skills for migrants and refugees

    07 December 2018

    An ILO initiative is helping migrants and refugees get recognition for their existing skills and learn new ones – creating a ‘brain gain’ for them and their host countries.

  4. © Narayan Maharjan / NurPhoto 2019

    Timely HIV testing is key to workers’ health

    30 November 2018

    Do you know your HIV status? In around 50 countries HIV infections are still rising and everywhere death rates are still too high.

  5. Key achievements: FAIRWAY Labour Migration Journalism Fellowship Programme

    30 November 2018

    The fellowship was implemented in partnership with the Ethical Journalism Network, training journalists to report on labour migration in a rights-based and ethical manner.

  6. ILO and Jordan pledge to further promote Decent Work

    21 November 2018

    A new Decent Work Country Programme for Jordan sets the framework for ILO support to the country’s workers, employers and the Government till 2022.

  7. ILO hosts regional consultation on changing behaviour of employers of domestic workers

    Bringing together regional civil society organizations and trade unions, this consultation seeks to explore new thinking on how to shift social norms in domestic work

  8. Roads for farmers and jobs for the community

    09 November 2018

    An ILO project has worked to build and rehabilitate agricultural roads to serve farmers in northern Lebanon, while at the same time creating short-term jobs for both the local population as well as displaced Syrians in the area.

  9. Working from home, Jordanian and Syrian women offered a chance to sell to IKEA

    08 November 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Jordan River Foundation (JRF) have joined forces to help Syrian refugee and Jordanian women find employment, including opportunities to produce and sell items to IKEA.

  10. Apprenticeship scheme offers Jordanian and Syrian women chance to sell to IKEA

    08 November 2018

    A new ILO-supported sewing and embroidery apprenticeship programme in Jordan aims to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for vulnerable Jordanian and Syrian women.