News

May 2022

  1. Lebanon and the ILO release up-to-date data on national labour market

    12 May 2022

    Lebanon’s Central Administration of Statistics and the International Labour Organization (ILO) release the findings of the Lebanon Follow-up Labour Force Survey -January 2022

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    A human centred recovery with decent jobs is crucial in addressing plight of Syrians and host communities

    10 May 2022

    ILO Regional Director for Arab States Ruba Jaradat presented a statement to the Sixth Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

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    Collective agreements contribute to fighting inequality, says ILO

    05 May 2022

    Collective bargaining played a crucial role during the pandemic and can provide an effective means for employers and workers to tackle the new challenges that are shaking up the world of work.

April 2022

  1. Kuwait pledges further funds to support decent work in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    21 April 2022

    The new contribution of US $500,000 from the Kuwait representation in Geneva will support implementation of the Palestinian Decent Work Programme.

  2. Facilitating social dialogue for enhanced involvement of stakeholders, including ILO constituents to promote decent work and social justice for all.

    19 April 2022

    ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria to conduct a National Voluntary Review of the Global Compact for Migration and preparation towards the maiden International Migration Review Forum (IMRF)

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    Lebanese capital police hub restored by the ILO following Beirut port explosion

    14 April 2022

    The restoration of the building housing Beirut’s municipal police force is a critical step towards maintaining the safety and security of the city and its population and has created scores of decent jobs for local residents.

  4. FAIRWAY in Ethiopia supported Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to organize capacity building trainings for community peer educators and outreach workers

    06 April 2022

    In order to strengthen capacity of Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to organize potential, in-service and returnee migrant workers into the union and effectively advocate for the rights and welfare of migrant workers, FAIRWAY in Ethiopia entered into implementation agreement with CETU.

  5. ILO supports Occupational Safety and Health across cooperatives in Jordan

    01 April 2022

    A week-long training workshop focused on ILO’s “Practical Occupational Safety and Health Training for Cooperatives in Agriculture,” a training tool for partners providing advisory and training services for cooperatives in Jordan.

March 2022

  1. Oman: 100th Member State to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (MLC, 2006)

    31 March 2022

    Oman is the 100th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention.

  2. New programme phase to boost the resilience of the most vulnerable in Yemen

    30 March 2022

    Deputy Regional Director for Arab States Peter Rademaker says a new phase of a multi-agency programme, funded by the EU and Sweden, will be vital in boosting livelihoods, food security and climate adaptation in Yemen.