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  1. ILO works with Qatar to promote equality and non-discrimination in the workforce

    20 October 2018

    Workshop looks at ILO’s Convention 111 and application in Qatari context

  2. Jordan’s Princess Basma lauds ILO efforts to develop refugee and local women’s skills

    15 October 2018

    HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal attended a ceremony to mark the completion of an ILO-supported electrical training programme for women in Jordan. The training programme aims to boost employment among Jordanian and Syrian women through skills development and certification.

  3. Promoting gender equality and diversity in the workplace

    05 October 2018

    The ILO Regional Office for Arab States in Beirut took part in ILO’s global campaign to promote gender equality and diversity in our offices.

  4. Inadequate employment conditions persist in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    04 October 2018

    A new ILO study has identified persistent deficits in decent work and employment conditions for workers in Jordan’s agricultural sector. A large number of the workers are migrant workers and Syrian refugees.

  5. Inadequate employment conditions persist in Jordan’s agricultural sector – ILO study

    04 October 2018

    A new ILO study into employment conditions in Jordan’s agricultural sector found insufficient labour protection for agriculture workers, as well as evidence of child labour in the sector.

  6. Equal pay through digital payments in Jordan

    01 October 2018

    Jordan pledges to promote pay equity between women and men through digital payment of salaries.

  7. Qatar Financial Centre, Labour Ministry and International Labour Organization join hands to enhance human-resource skills in Qatar

    25 September 2018

    Capacity building programme to help build culture of workplace cooperation.

  8. Employment gives Syrian refugee women in Jordan “second chance”

    23 September 2018

    The ILO and partners are helping Syrian refugees find jobs in Jordan’s garment sector, as part of efforts to implement an agreement between the EU and Jordan to relax rules of origin.

  9. Jordan issues first e-work permit for Syrian refugees in construction

    19 September 2018

    The new electronic system was introduced after 16,000 flexible work permits were issued in the sector in one year, as part of an ILO-coordinated agreement between the Ministry of Labour and the General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) 

  10. International best practices on domestic workers discussed in Qatar

    18 September 2018

    Partners share ideas on how the rights of both domestic workers and their employers can be ensured.