Articles and features

  1. © ©Elisa Oddone/ ILO 2024

    A rehabilitated irrigation channel and economic empowerment for residents of Lebanon’s Damour area

    21 November 2023

    A project by the ILO’s ENABLE programme is working to empower agricultural communities through employment opportunities and infrastructure rehabilitation of an irrigation channel.

  2. Photo essay: Young persons in Jordan share their Green Job Search Club experience

    16 November 2023

    Four enthusiastic Jordanian and Syrian youths who became part of the Green Job Search Clubs have shared their personal experiences with us. Tune in to the stories of Hadeel, Abdullah, Adham, and Mais, and join us in celebrating their achievements

  3. ILO explores transformative private sector solutions in forced displacement contexts

    13 November 2023

    Through a three-day knowledge-sharing event bringing together a wide range of partners, the ILO placed the spotlight on the importance of working closely with private sector actors in forced displacement with a collective vision for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

  4. Four hundred women and men from forcibly displaced and host communities in Iraq complete Work-Based Learning programmes

    25 October 2023

    Implemented by ILO under the PROSPECTS Partnership, the programmes covered 18 occupations, involving 60 enterprises and enterprise owners, and an array of government and social partners, who provided youth with the necessary market-relevant skills that support their transition to decent work.

  5. Netherlands and ILO delegation visit to Duhok sheds light on PROSPECTS Partnership’s impact on host and forcibly displaced populations

    20 October 2023

    The visit highlighted key aspects of ILO’s programme under the PROSPECTS Partnership to support youth in their transition to decent work, with the support of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

  6. ILO and partners discuss efforts to expand social protection in Iraq in light of new Social Security Law

    19 October 2023

    A mutli-stakeholder meeting focused on measures needed to ensure the effective enforcement of the new law by partners working closely to implement a social protection reform programme, with the support of the European Union.

  7. Seventy-five women and men in Iraq's City of Basra complete a vocational training programme, paving the way for more and better employment opportunities

    19 October 2023

    The training sessions are part of the collaboration between ILO and UN-Habitat under the European Union funded project "Increasing Access to Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Urban Population in Basra City in Response to the COVID-19 Crisis."

  8. Mainstreaming human rights into the curriculum of Qatar’s largest business school

    06 October 2023

    The ILO and the Ministry of Labour of Qatar are working with Qatar University to write a casebook on business and human rights, with a focus on labour rights initiatives in Qatar.

  9. ILO and partners discuss progress made in promoting labour governance, inspection and working condition in Iraq

    28 September 2023

    A closing event for the European-Union funded project highlighted activities, impact and lessons learnt in efforts to promote sustainable socio-economic development in Iraq.

  10. Lebanon’s green thumb: ILO trains workers from rural communities in landscaping activities across local agricultural schools

    20 September 2023

    The landscaping and garden maintenance competency-based training aims to build capacity and develop the skills of hundreds of trainees in the agricultural sector, eventually connecting them with in-demand jobs on the market.