News

May 2019

  1. Young people seek OSH solutions at SafeJam 2019

    09 May 2019

    Event highlights importance of engaging youth in strengthening OSH culture in Qatar

  2. Advancing decent work and better living conditions for workers in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    09 May 2019

    Representatives from the Kingdom of the Netherlands visit refugee farm workers being supported by ILO interventions aimed at improving working and living conditions for workers in the agricultural sector.

  3. Decree paves way for election of worker representatives in enterprises

    01 May 2019

    Worker voice to be boosted through elections to Joint Committees

April 2019

  1. First Qatar OSH month comes to a successful close

    30 April 2019

    Over 15,000 take part in events across Qatar to strengthen culture of Occupational Safety and Health

  2. New heat stress guidance to be issued before summer 2019

    28 April 2019

    Heat stress guidance and a new labour inspection policy to foster a national preventative safety and health culture in Qatar.

  3. Over 1,000 runners enjoy first Qatar ‘Workers Fun Run’

    26 April 2019

    Migrant workers enjoy unique event promoting togetherness and good health

  4. ILO fosters south-south cooperation to promote decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities 

    19 April 2019

    Constituents from Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey came together in Jordan to discuss the promotion of decent work for Syrian refugees and host communities in the region, as part of a South-South and Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) initiative between the four countries, aimed at exchanging knowledge, skills, resources and technical know-how.

  5. ILO and Jordan celebrate agency’s centenary   

    12 April 2019

    Folklore dancing, unveiling of traditional mosaic and discussions on Jordan’s role in advancing social justice were among the celebration’s highlights.  

  6. 24 hours, 24 destinations, 2 Arab States – ILO’s marks its 100 birthday with ‘virtual’ global tour stops in Lebanon and Jordan

    11 April 2019

    As part of a live 24-hour “Global Tour” of national events in 24 countries, governments, workers and employers marked the ILO Centenary in Jordan and Lebanon by showcasing the agency’s work on the promotion of decent work.

  7. ILO fosters South-South cooperation on decent work and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    04 April 2019

    The workshop brought together tripartite constituents from six Arab States to exchange country experiences to integrate sustainable development goals, decent work and employment into the national policy planning processes.