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

    05 December 2019

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

  2. 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.

Multimedia

  1. Video: Advancing decent work in Jordan’s agriculture sector: A compliance model

    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.

  2. 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.

Statements and speeches

  1. Message from ILO's Director-General Guy Ryder for International Cooperative Day 2019

    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.

  2. © Tran Van Yen / ILO 2019

    How we treat our children is a reflection of our societies and values

    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

  1. Social Dialogue: Key to Achieving the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals

    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.

  2. South-South and Triangular Cooperation Knowledge Sharing Workshop

    10 September 2019

    The Beirut workshop focused on mainstreaming Decent Work in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab Region