Resources on Enterprise development in the Arab States

  1. Kuwait pledges additional funds to support ILO interventions in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    17 March 2020

    A new contribution from the Kuwait representation in Geneva of US$ 500,000 will help ILO promote decent work and social justice for Palestinian women and men.

  2. Decent Work Country Programme Iraq: Recovery and Reform (2019-2023)

    17 February 2020

  3. ILO Response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan - 2019 - A Year in Review

    23 December 2019

  4. Iraq and ILO pledge to further decent work in the country

    03 December 2019

    The International Labour Organization and tripartite partners sign the country’s first Decent Work Programme at a ceremony in Baghdad.

  5. Norway-ILO Cooperation in Jordan (2019)

    20 October 2019

    Norway is one of the founding member States of the ILO and is a long-standing and generous partner in promoting the Decent Work Agenda. In Jordan, Norway is supporting the ILO through a number of projects which aim to promote decent work for Jordanian and Syrian women and men in the kingdom.

  6. Employment and Peacebuilding for ‘Youth at Risk’ in Lebanon

    06 October 2019

    Under the framework of the ILO/UNDP/UNICEF project, entitled “Employment and Peacebuilding: Building Bridges Amongst ‘Youth at Risk’ in Lebanon” funded by the Peacebuilding Fund, the ILO provided Lebanese and Syrian refugee youth with non-financial and financial support for the establishment of Lebanese-Syrian joint-income generating initiatives as a way to create employment opportunities and decrease tension among host communities and Syrian refugees.

  7. The ILO and Lebanon’s Ministry of Education and Higher Education launch entrepreneurship education training for vocational and technical schools in Lebanon

    The ILO Know About Business entrepreneurship education programme training will target 50 teachers of vocational and technical schools in Lebanon

  8. ILO course enables women to foster entrepreneurship education in Saudi Arabia

    19 July 2019

    Women Vocational Trainers from Saudi Arabia trained and certified as ILO “Know About Business” National Key Facilitators

  9. Kuwait pledges further funds to support ILO activities in the Palestinian Territory

    05 July 2019

    A new $0.5 million grant from Kuwait to the ILO will promote decent work and social justice in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, bringing the total of Kuwait’s annual contributions to ILO efforts in the Arab States region to US$ 5.5 million since 2009.

  10. 24 hours, 24 destinations, 2 Arab States – ILO’s marks its 100 birthday with ‘virtual’ global tour stops in Lebanon and Jordan

    11 April 2019

    As part of a live 24-hour “Global Tour” of national events in 24 countries, governments, workers and employers marked the ILO Centenary in Jordan and Lebanon by showcasing the agency’s work on the promotion of decent work.