News

November 2021

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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 …

  5. From receptionist to union organizer : Maya Aktar’s dream of empowerment comes true in Jordan

    12 November 2021

    Enhancing the organizational structure and communication between the union board and migrant workers have been one of the key objectives of this project. In this regard, the union hired union organizers from the workers’ countries of origin. The above is ‘human story’ of Maya, a Bangladeshi union organizer.

  6. Better Work Jordan Creates a Lifeline for Quarantined Migrant Workers

    12 November 2021

    During the initial period of Covid-19 pandemic, migrant workers were stuck in the employer-provided dormitories. The joint team of trade union organizers and BWJ team reached out to workers during the lockdown, hearing their concerns.

  7. Better Work Jordan talks new strategy with trade union president

    12 November 2021

  8. Workshop: National Employment Policy to facilitate job creation and decent work in Iraq

    11 November 2021

    Government officials, social partners and other relevant stakeholders discuss development of a national employment policy for Iraq, with ILO support.

  9. The ILO undertakes activities supporting the development of cooperatives in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)

    09 November 2021

    A Cooperative Support Programme (CSP) in the OPT is launched with support from the Italian Government

  10. The ILO holds launch event for its project on the development of cooperatives in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT)

    09 November 2021

    The launch will take place on November 24, 2021 to highlight the project activities and to improve coordination and communication between partners.