News

October 2012

  1. ILO says discrimination against young girls must end

    10 October 2012

    The world must make sure that girl children find their rightful places at home, school and, as they grow up, at work - on equal terms with boys.

September 2012

  1. Ministry of Labour and ILO to examine challenges, opportunities for Decent Work in Lebanon

    27 September 2012

    The Ministry of Labour and the ILO launched a public consultation on the state of the Lebanese labour market on Wednesday (September 26), ahead of the publication of a joint report that examines employment creation, social protection, social dialogue and rights at work in Lebanon.

  2. Hopes raised for Arab minimum wage

    20 September 2012

    The "Regional Tripartite Meeting on Wage Policies in the Arab Countries" came to a close in Amman on Thursday (September 20) with government, employer and worker pledges to work towards fairer pay.

  3. Arab workers need a minimum of income protection, says ILO

    17 September 2012

    Governments could lift millions out of poverty by adopting more coherent and inclusive minimum wage setting policies, the ILO will tell participants at the “Regional Tripartite Meeting on Wage Policies in the Arab Countries” which opens in Amman on Monday (September 17).

June 2012

  1. Enhancing NGO and Media Engagement in the Campaign for Migrant Domestic Workers

    19 June 2012

    In the context of the EU-funded project “Action Programme for Promoting the Rights of Women Migrant Domestic Workers/PROWD,” the International Labour Organization’s Regional Office for Arab States (ILO-ROAS) is convening a three-day workshopon enhancing NGO engagement in the campaign for migrant domestic workers rights.

May 2012

  1. National Conference on Establishment of a Social Protection Floor in Jordan

    31 May 2012

    The International Labour Organization and the Social Security Corporation in Jordan organized in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO a national conference on the establishment of a social protection floor in Jordan on Tuesday May 29, 2012, in Amman.

  2. National Conference on Establishment of a Social Protection Floor in Jordan

    28 May 2012

    TA one-day tripartite national conference on the establishment of a social protection floor in Jordan will be organized jointly by the International Labour Organization and the Jordanian Social Security Corporation, in collaboration with UNICEF and WHO, on Tuesday May 29, 2012, at the Social Security Corporation premises (Amman, Mecca Street), with the objective to assist the Government of Jordan in the progressive extension of social protection measures through introducing the Social Protection Floor Initiative.

April 2012

  1. National Consultation on Youth Employment in Jordan

    20 April 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) organized a national consultation on youth employment in Jordan on Thursday 19 April 2012, in a bid to map out current activities, and identify potential synergies.

  2. National Consultation on Youth Employment in Jordan

    18 April 2012

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will be organizing a national consultation on youth employment in Amman on Thursday 19 April 2012 at the ECOSOC premises (Shmeisani), in a bid to map out current activities, and identify potential synergies.

  3. Workshop on Developing Code of Conduct and Monitoring Mechanism for Syndicate of the Owners of the Workers Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL)

    12 April 2012

    In the context of the EU-funded project "Promoting Rights of Women Domestic Workers/PROWD," the International Labour Organization Regional Office for Arab States (ILO-ROAS) is collaborating with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Syndicate of the Owners of Recruitment Agencies in Lebanon (SORAL) to convene a two-day workshop on the development of a code of conduct for SORAL on 11 & 12 April 2012 at Holiday Inn Hotel / Verdun.