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April 2020

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    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

  2. COVID-19 and Jordan's Agriculture Sector: Staying Safe

    14 April 2020

    Despite a lockdown that has hampered most economic activity, Jordan’s vital agricultural sector remains busy ensuring the country’s food supply is not disrupted. Farm workers have told the ILO about the safety measures they are taking to protect themselves and others during the coronavirus outbreak.

  3. Existing data and data gaps around women in leadership positions in the private sector

    08 April 2020

    Presentation prepared for the Empowerment and Progression of Women's Economic Representation (EMPOWER) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 9 April 2020)

  4. Helping Disadvantaged Youth: Progress and Policy Action towards the Antalya G20 Youth Goal

    08 April 2020

    Presentation prepared for the 2nd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 8 April 2020)

  5. Ensuring better social protection for self-employed workers

    08 April 2020

    Presentation on social protection for self-employed workers in G20 countries presented at the 2nd Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (virtual meeting, 8 April 2020)

March 2020

  1. International Women's Day: Working Women in Jordan 

    06 March 2020

    In tribute to women’s contributions to the world of work, the ILO has asked women in Jordan what they like most about their jobs. 

February 2020

  1. Youth Employment in Changing Labour Markets

    06 February 2020

    Presentation on "Youth Employment in Changing Labour Markets" in G20 countries presented at the 1st Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (Jeddah, 4-6 February 2020)

  2. G20 Recent employment trends 2020

    06 February 2020

    Presentation of recent employment trends for G20 countries presented at the 1st Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting under the Saudi G20 Presidency (Jeddah, 4-6 February 2020)

January 2020

  1. ILO mobile work permit units: connecting workers with employment services

    20 January 2020

    Many workers in agriculture and construction in Jordan work in remote locations and have few transportation options. This prevents them from accessing much-needed employment services and support. The ILO and partners have launched mobile work permit units bringing these services closer to the workers themselves.

December 2019

  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.

October 2019

  1. 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.

August 2019

  1. Video - OSH Month Qatar 2019

    08 August 2019

July 2019

  1. Video: Employment through Labour Intensive Infrastructure in Jordan

    30 July 2019

    The German Government has been supporting the KfW/ILO project “Employment through Labour Intensive Infrastructure” in Jordan since 2016. The main focus of the labour-intensive project is to improve livelihoods through providing cash-for-work opportunities for both vulnerable Jordanian citizens as well as Syrian refugees, targeting 50 per cent Jordanians and 50 per cent Syrians.

June 2019

  1. International Domestic Workers Day 2019 – Qatar

    30 June 2019

  2. New ILO Standards on Violence and Harassment at Work: What benefits for Workers?

    21 June 2019

    After many years of negotiations, the ILO adopted a convention and recommendation on violence and harassment in the world of work. How can workers take advantage from these two instruments? Marie Clarke Walker, Worker Vice-Chairperson of the Committee on Violence and Harassment shares her views...

  3. World Day Against Child Labour sheds light on working children in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    13 June 2019

    This year’s celebration of World Day Against Child Labour promotes the theme, “Children Should Work on their Dreams, not in the Fields!” Child Labour is a key concern in Jordan’s agricultural sector, where 82 per cent of farmers recently surveyed by the ILO indicated that children under the age of 15 were working in their operation.

  4. The Driving Force of the ILO

    09 June 2019

    The International Labour Organization is celebrating its 100 years in 2019. However, there is a little-known page in the history of this tripartite Organization: Who is the driving force behind the setting up of the ILO? Discover the story of the ILO Workers Group…

  5. Supporting farmers in water-scarce Jordan through ILO’s labour-intensive approach

    04 June 2019

    Two years ago, Kifah Khreisat, a farmer from the southern Jordanian town of Al Ees, in the Tafilah Governorate, was supported by the ILO to build a rainwater harvesting cistern to help him meet the needs of his farm. The initiative is part of a project that is being implemented by the ILO in Jordan to help local farmers improve local infrastructure and agricultural productivity, while generating short-term decent employment in agriculture.

May 2019

  1. New job new life

    31 May 2019

    Syrian refugee, Muhammed Najjar, arrived in Turkey with his family, not knowing the language or having the means to earn an income. After taking part in the ILO’s Workplace Adaptation programme, not only does he have a job, he’s also been able to integrate into the Turkish community which is now his home.

  2. A dream fulfilled against the odds

    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.