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  1. Joint Programme Launched to Stimulate Decent Work and Affordable Housing in Iraq

    21 February 2024

  2. High unemployment rates to worsen despite optimistic economic outlook in Arab States

    20 February 2024

    While many economies in the Arab States region continue their post-pandemic recovery, recovery of the labour market lags behind, requiring concerted efforts to intensify diversification and to create jobs in more resilient sectors, a new ILO report finds.

Multimedia

  1. ILO SCORE programme makes strides in Jordan's agri-food sector

    18 January 2024

    Under the ILO PROSPECTS in Jordan, the ILO Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises (SCORE) Programme has been piloted across small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the country's agri-food sector.

  2. More and better jobs through trade and investments with METI

    11 January 2024

Statements and speeches

  1. © Nidal Alwaheidi 2024

    ILO Director-General’s statement on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    27 October 2023

    The ILO Director-General has issued a statement on the situation in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

  2. A time for social justice

    12 September 2023

    In his address at Georgetown University in Qatar ILO Director-General Gilbert Houngbo highlighted the pressing need for global action on social justice amid multiple crises, labour market inequalities, and technological transformations.

Articles and features

  1. ILO initiative strengthens engineers’ capacities in post-earthquake Syria

    22 February 2024

    An ILO workshop has provided engineers in Aleppo in northern Syrian with structural damage assessment equipment and trained them on its use, to support rehabilitating infrastructure and buildings damaged by last year’s earthquake.

  2. Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    08 February 2024

    No rest in old age. The story of Chawki Boustani, who is still farming at 91.