News

November 2021

  1. A Vehicle of Entrepreneurship for Palestinian Local Economic Development

    29 November 2021

    The ILO, the Italian Agency for International Development (AICS) and the Cooperative Works Agency (CWA) launch the Cooperative Support Programme “Be the Impact” in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

  2. New report identifies drivers of informality in Iraq’s labour market

    27 November 2021

    The report was developed in partnership between the Government, ILO, UNDP, IOM, UN Women, the European Union, the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research and the Cash and Livelihoods Consortium for Iraq.

  3. ILO Partners the Government of Nigeria towards Reforming Recruitment Processes and Standardizing Operational Conduct of Private Employment Agencies (PEAs)

    26 November 2021

    Arising from observed institutional and operational challenges that pervades the recruitment industry in Nigeria, the Federal Government with support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) has successfully completed a revision of the Code of Conduct for Private Employment Agencies (PEAs), introducing revised guidelines to facilitate ethical conduct of licensed recruiters of outsourced personnel.

  4. ILO and UNICEF joint initiative supports young engineers to play a key role in promoting Green Works in Iraq

    25 November 2021

    With the support of the Government of the Netherlands, the ILO and UNICEF are working together to build the capacities of selected youth to engage in Employment Intensive Investment Programme interventions aimed at improving the local environment and infrastructure. 

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    ILO in Jordan, private sector employers explore violence and harassment prevention

    22 November 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in Jordan and a group of private sector employers have explored means to enhance their engagement in creating a world of work free from violence and harassment, in alignment with Convention 190.

  6. ILO publishes report on work-related deaths and injuries in Qatar

    18 November 2021

    Report identifies gaps in data collection on work-related deaths and injuries and calls for improvements.

  7. Africa-Arab States Tripartite Interregional Meeting on Labour Migration: Opportunities for exchange and future dialogue

    18 November 2021

    From 15-16 November 2021, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) hosted the virtual Africa-Arab States Tripartite Interregional Meeting on Labour Migration.

  8. Fostering entrepreneurship in Lebanon’s TVET sector

    17 November 2021

    The ILO, with contributions from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, is building capacity of TVET teachers through a number of workshops to mainstream entrepreneurship education at technical schools in Lebanon and equip youth with the required entrepreneurship skills.

  9. Increasing collaboration and quality in Lebanon’s TVET sector

    17 November 2021

    The ILO is supporting School Advisory Boards in Lebanon through capacity building initiative for their members to improve the quality and relevance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in the country.

  10. Symposium on Trade Unions in Times of COVID-19: What are the objectives and expectations?

    15 November 2021

    From 17 to 19 November 2021, trade union leaders, experts, academics and ILO officials will attend a global symposium to exchange on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world of work. Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) explains the objectives and expectations from this global event …