September 2023

  1. The State of Kuwait, the European Union and the International Labour Organization join efforts to advance Just Transition ahead of COP-28

    28 September 2023

  2. ILO conducts a training of trainers for tripartite partners on Occupational Safety and Health in Syria

    26 September 2023

    The training equipped participants with expertise in the field of occupational safety and health in various sectors of economic activity, especially in the construction sector.

  3. Training marks a significant step forward in addressing child labour in Lebanon

    22 September 2023

    Training on inter-agency child labour toolkit for the MENA region, with funding from the EU, Sweden and the UK, empowers stakeholders and promotes sustainable livelihoods.

  4. The first female Palestinian aluminium technicians break barriers with ILO support

    21 September 2023

    The ILO has supported the successful completion of an aluminium sector work-based apprenticeship programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, culminating in the employment of the first Palestinian women as aluminium technicians. This marks a significant milestone in the quest for gender equality and women’s economic empowerment in the region.

  5. Jordan Launches Second Phase of 'WAEI' Campaign Promoting Labour Rights and Inclusivity in Jordan

    21 September 2023

    The new phase emphasizes the labour rights of workers with disabilities, their employment conditions, child labour, and workers’ rights during probation periods.

  6. ILO launches campaign to mark Pay Equity Day in Jordan

    21 September 2023

    The social media campaign serves as an extension of the national effort carried out by the Decent Work for Women Programme in collaboration with the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Jordanian Committee for Pay Equity.

  7. Minister of Social Affairs, the European Union, UNICEF and ILO visited on of the Rights and Access Centres part of the National Disability Allowance programme

    19 September 2023

  8. New study advances the transition of Palestinian informal industry workers through social dialogue

    18 September 2023

    An ILO study has equipped stakeholders and the tripartite partners with evidence-based data and tools to safeguard society, workers, and employers alike in informal economies through collaborative effort in labour market governance and social dialogue. The validation workshop serves as a milestone in the Social Dialogue for Formalization and Employability in the Southern Neighbourhood Region (SOLIFEM) project, co-funded by the European Union and the ILO.

August 2023

  1. Rehabilitation works help create decent learning environment for children in Northern Lebanon

    31 August 2023

    An inauguration ceremony celebrates the ILO’s rehabilitation of a school in northern Lebanon funded by the German government through KfW Development Bank, increasing the capacity of the school, and providing children in the area with a better learning environment.

  2. Research emphasises economic contribution of Jordan’s garment, textile and leather industry

    29 August 2023

    Study reveals that the domestic added value of Jordan GTL industry stood at 41.7 per cent