News

February 2018

  1. Job centre for refugees opens in Azraq camp, under the patronage of the Minister of Labour

    15 February 2018

  2. ILO, the Arab League and FAO discuss the implications of child labour for Arab States

    05 February 2018

    Following a consultation meeting to discuss the draft findings of a regional study, ILO and Arab League officials met to discuss a possible long-term partnership between the two organizations to jointly address child labour issues across the region.

January 2018

  1. Lebanon launches its first labour force survey to meet mounting economic and labour market challenges

    31 January 2018

    Under the Patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the Central Administration of Statistics launches the Labour Force and Households’ Living Conditions Survey, which will be carried out with technical support from the ILO and funding from the EU.

  2. Lebanon launches its first labour force survey to meet mounting economic and labour market challenges

    31 January 2018

    Under the Patronage of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, the Central Administration of Statistics launches the Labour Force and Households’ Living Conditions Survey, which will be carried out with technical support from the ILO and funding from the EU.

  3. Kuwait pledges $0.5 million in continued annual support for ILO activities in the Palestinian Territory

    22 January 2018

    A new grant from Kuwait to the ILO will promote decent work and social justice in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, bringing the total of Kuwait’s contributions to ILO efforts in the Arab States region to US$ 5 million since 2009.

  4. © Peder Sterll 2018

    ILO: Unemployment and decent work deficits to remain high in 2018

    22 January 2018

    The ILO’s flagship report shows that while the global unemployment rate is stabilizing, unemployment and decent work deficits will stay at persistently high levels in many parts of the world.

December 2017

  1. ILO supports Iraq in developing new social security law

    21 December 2017

    A tripartite workshop for high-level Iraqi officials was the last in a series of events organized by the ILO to support the Government of Iraq in drafting its new social security law, which, once adopted, will be the first to cover all public and private sector workers in Iraq.

  2. ILO announces the four winners of the 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

    18 December 2017

    To mark this year’s International Migrants Day on 18th December, the ILO has announced the four winners of its 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration.

  3. My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative training package adapted and piloted in Lebanon

    15 December 2017

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative training package got yet another adaptation when it was adapted to the Lebanese context by the ILO Office in Beirut.

  4. © Sharada Prasad CS 2018

    Social protection is affordable even in most low-income countries

    13 December 2017

    ILO releases a number of easy-to-use tools and guides, which show that most countries could afford to provide social protection floors if they chose to.