21 May 2019
Leading public institutions pledge support for national efforts to ensure fair recruitment of migrant workers in Qatar
09 May 2019
Strong commitment of Unions and their ability to build external partnership are needed to reduce decent work deficits for people with disabilities.
23 May 2019
Boshra Shaal is one of thousands of Syrian refugees in Turkey who have taken part in vocational training and Turkish language courses run by the ILO, in cooperation with local partners. The training has helped her realise her dream of becoming a chef.
12 May 2019
Statements and speeches
21 April 2019
At the Arab Labour Conference in Cairo, Jaradat spoke of the challenges and opportunities presented by the labour market in Arab States, and highlighted some of the results achieved by countries in the region with the support of the ILO. During the conference, ILO officials also presented the key findings of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work’s flagship report.
19 February 2019
In a statement marking World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says decent work is key to achieving sustainable development and social justice, itself a foundation of lasting peace.
Articles and features
14 March 2019
Safaa is one of Jordan’s few female plumbers. She runs her own company and was recently supported by the ILO through training to help develop her skills and boost her employability.
“Thank you Soma”: ILO documentary explores relationship between migrant domestic workers and Arab youth
18 December 2018
On the occasion of International Migrants Day, the ILO premieres a new documentary that aims to challenge common perceptions about migrant domestic workers.