News

January 2022

  1. UNICEF and ILO convene a skills roundtable to discuss strategic directions for TVET sector in Lebanon

    12 January 2022

    The roundtable brought together major development partners to reflect on a future course of action to address labour market needs in the current crisis situation in the country in order to build back better

  2. 12th Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy - Elective 7: SSE as tool for social cohesion, peace and resilience

    10 January 2022

December 2021

  1. ILO fellowship equips Arab journalists to better report on Labour market issues

    23 December 2021

    The ILO has boosted the capacity of Arab journalists to report on labour issues while connecting with and learning from each another through the SSTC Journalism Fellowship for Arab States.

  2. Children, journalists and local organizations say “No to Child Labour” in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

    21 December 2021

    A nation-wide campaign is reaching communities most affected by the rise of child labour in Iraq.

  3. UN Secretary-General visits ILO employment creation project in northern Lebanon

    20 December 2021

    As part of a four-day official trip to Lebanon, UN Secretary-General António Guterres visited a joint ILO-UNDP project that is creating jobs and rehabilitating the Tripoli waterfront.

  4. Iraq launches activities to combat child labour as part of nation-wide campaign

    19 December 2021

    Iraq’s Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the ILO have unveiled new awareness-raising activities as part of a campaign to tackle the worst forms of child labour in the country.

  5. Ministerial Declaration sets the Vision for Achieving Universal Social Protection in the Arab World

    17 December 2021

  6. Enabling access to justice for African domestic workers accused of ‘absconding’ and ‘theft’ in Lebanon

    15 December 2021

    The FAIRWAY Programme supported the Ethiopian community organization ‘Egna Legna Besidet’ to provide legal aid to more than 200 African migrant domestic workers, in order to clear the path for their return home.

  7. The ILO helps re-energize the Migrant Workers Office at the Kuwait Trade Union Federation

    15 December 2021

    The ILO launched a bi-monthly meeting programme at the Kuwait Trade Union Federation, convening migrant workers, representing at least sixteen migrant communities in Kuwait, and various national trade union leaders and coordinators, to discuss key challenges in labour migration in the country.

  8. ILO examines compatibility of Jordanian legislation with violence and harassment Convention 190

    14 December 2021

    Legal gap analysis presents tangible recommendations for aligning Jordanian legal framework with C190 and international standards for human rights