05 December 2019
The International Labour Organization and tripartite partners sign the country’s first Decent Work Programme at a ceremony in Baghdad.
Inclusion of refugees and displaced persons in the labour market with a humanitarian development focus
04 December 2019
ILO and constituents share experiences and good practices in the inclusion of refugees and displaced persons in the labour market, during an event aimed at encouraging a more coherent approach to the promotion of decent work in crisis settings.
03 December 2019
Together with partners, the ILO is implementing a project which seeks to improve the living and working conditions of agriculture workers – Jordanian, refugee and migrant workers - through a compliance model that strengthens productivity, national labour legislation and adheres to international labour standards.
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.
Statements and speeches
05 July 2019
The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.
12 June 2019
In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour.
Articles and features
11 September 2019
Promoting participatory social dialogue is a fundamental means to address the challenges and seize the opportunities that are emerging from changes in the wold of work and technological advances, writes the ILO’s Shaza Jondi.
10 September 2019
The Beirut workshop focused on mainstreaming Decent Work in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab Region