Articles and features

  1. © ILO 2018

    Boosting skills, promoting employment: ILO mosaics training opens doors for disabled Syrian refugees and Jordanians

    05 August 2018

    Training programme supports members of both communities to find work and generate income through their newly-acquired skills.

  2. Making quality jobs a reality for all: Highlights from Jordan's Better Work Forum

    02 August 2018

    Better Work Jordan hosts a high-level discussion on the future of the garment industry in the country.

  3. Jordan: Migrant workers find ways to access justice

    30 July 2018

    The combination of effective grievance procedures and action taken by a pioneering Workers’ Centre is helping to put an end to the abuse of migrant workers in Jordan.

  4. Empowerment through music: Lebanon’s choir against child labour

    04 June 2018

    Children who have a history of child labour have embarked on a musical journey led by the ILO and Lebanon’s Ministry of Labour, and have taken their talents to Lebanon’s Presidential Palace for their first ever performance.

  5. ILO trains more women as entrepreneurship education facilitators in Saudi Arabia

    12 April 2018

    Women teachers were certified as national facilitators in the ILO’s “Know About Business” (KAB) Programme, after KAB was introduced as an elective course at the Technical Vocational Training Corporation.

  6. Self-employment of women as a coping mechanism in war-torn Yemen

    27 October 2017

    Enterprise development as a means of economic and social empowerment of women in times of war in Yemen.

  7. © Bill Lyons/ World Bank 2018

    Learning to run a small business in conflict and poverty-wracked Yemen

    11 October 2017

    The conflict in Yemen has robbed millions of people of their livelihoods, particularly in rural areas. A joint ILO-UNDP programme helps vulnerable youth set up their own business.

  8. Better Work cartoons spark conversations from the boardroom to the factory floor

    25 August 2017

    Joint ILO-IFC programme promotes innovative approach to improve industrial relations in the global garment industry.

  9. ILO’s Know About Business programme conducts ground-breaking activities across Arab States region

    24 July 2017

    Entrepreneurship education promoted in the Arab Region through a number of capacity building workshops targeting technical and vocational education teachers using the ILO Know About Business Programme (KAB).

  10. High female education and low labour participation rates: IFAD and ILO tackle the “MENA gender paradox”

    19 July 2017

    Issue explored at policy forum facilitated by a grant-funded project on gender monitoring and evaluation in the Near East and North Africa.